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HSE thanks GPs for patience as it admits 'some issues' with vaccine delivery to practices
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HSE thanks GPs for patience as it admits 'some issues' with vaccine delivery to practices

Mar 4th 2021, 7:21 PM 17,385 Views 39 Comments

54,691 vaccines were administered last week to over 85s in GP settings.

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work
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Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work

Feb 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 57,285 Views 71 Comments

GPs across the country will administer 12,000 doses of the vaccine this week.

HSE boss 'quite shocked' to hear of GP refusing to give Covid vaccine
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HSE boss 'quite shocked' to hear of GP refusing to give Covid vaccine

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 8:22 PM 100,024 Views 117 Comments

A GP told Liveline today that he does not refer his patients for Covid tests and will not be administering vaccines.

GPs say they are ready to vaccinate over 85s as first doses set to arrive on Monday week
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GPs say they are ready to vaccinate over 85s as first doses set to arrive on Monday week

Updated Feb 6th 2021, 8:19 AM 47,227 Views 74 Comments

The vast majority of people over 70 will receive their vaccine at a GP surgery.

Johnny Ward: Racing's need for a fitness app like Strava and who to back at Cheltenham
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Johnny Ward: Racing's need for a fitness app like Strava and who to back at Cheltenham

Jan 21st 2021, 7:00 AM 2,266 Views 2 Comments

Our columnist makes a case for embracing GPS technology in horse racing, and looks ahead to the March festival.

GP: 'We're seeing lots of family groups and everybody is infected in the house'
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GP: 'We're seeing lots of family groups and everybody is infected in the house'

Jan 4th 2021, 4:13 PM 102,592 Views 29 Comments

Covid-19 testing criteria for close contacts changed last week.

GPs 'inundated' with calls from close contacts of Covid-19 cases due to HSE backlog issue
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GPs 'inundated' with calls from close contacts of Covid-19 cases due to HSE backlog issue

Oct 21st 2020, 5:36 PM 27,476 Views 24 Comments

More than 2,000 people are being expected to do their own contact tracing this week.

Concerns over 'significant delay' in delivery of flu vaccine from HSE supplier
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Concerns over 'significant delay' in delivery of flu vaccine from HSE supplier

Oct 15th 2020, 5:46 PM 26,375 Views 20 Comments

Pharmacists have said the uncertainty about deliveries and cancellation of appointments may undermine the vaccination programme.

Warning that Republic will follow North's Covid-19 trend without 'radical' change in behaviours this week
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Warning that Republic will follow North's Covid-19 trend without 'radical' change in behaviours this week

Oct 14th 2020, 9:29 AM 31,476 Views 92 Comments

Dr Mary Favier said the health service here faces a greater challenge due to resourcing deficiencies.

'Right decision': HSE boss says suspension of meat plant testing was necessary to deal with surge in demand elsewhere
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'Right decision': HSE boss says suspension of meat plant testing was necessary to deal with surge in demand elsewhere

Sep 10th 2020, 12:45 PM 16,832 Views 27 Comments

The serial testing has been suspended in order to meet the surge in demand for community testing.

Hospital services of 'major concern' to GPs as doctors claim they're struggling to get patients seen
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Hospital services of 'major concern' to GPs as doctors claim they're struggling to get patients seen

Aug 31st 2020, 12:38 PM 25,363 Views 35 Comments

Concerns have been raised by GPs about major difficulties in accessing hospital services.

Concern that delays in testing process could impact on lifting of restrictions
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Concern that delays in testing process could impact on lifting of restrictions

May 11th 2020, 10:39 AM 18,322 Views 35 Comments

Mary Favier of the ICGP pointed out that the later results are confirmed the less valuable they are in terms of stopping the disease.

GPs say broader Covid-19 testing criteria shouldn't 'overwhelm' system
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GPs say broader Covid-19 testing criteria shouldn't 'overwhelm' system

May 6th 2020, 9:23 AM 12,128 Views 12 Comments

The testing criteria for Covid-19 has been widened.

GPs urge patients to get persistent symptoms checked, and fear a 'tsunami' of non-Covid-19 illnesses
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GPs urge patients to get persistent symptoms checked, and fear a 'tsunami' of non-Covid-19 illnesses

May 4th 2020, 8:30 AM 32,310 Views 47 Comments

If you have a chest pain or a lump on your breast, call your GP for a phone consultation.

'Ireland hasn't got the basics right yet': How is Covid-19 testing going for GPs?
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'Ireland hasn't got the basics right yet': How is Covid-19 testing going for GPs?

May 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 23,045 Views 24 Comments

“If we don’t have it for [this] level, we don’t have it for a surge,” one GP said.

'Any job I did, no matter how big or small, was a test of my character and ability'
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'Any job I did, no matter how big or small, was a test of my character and ability'

Apr 30th 2020, 8:05 PM 19,311 Views 4 Comments

Irishman Owen Tarrant has worked with the Chiefs in New Zealand and is now with the Kobelco Steelers in Japan.

Increased testing must not lead to 'unacceptable' waiting times, warn GPs
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Increased testing must not lead to 'unacceptable' waiting times, warn GPs

Apr 26th 2020, 9:50 PM 20,132 Views 28 Comments

The Irish College of General Practioners broadly welcomed plans to increase testing.

Doctors concerned patients with chronic illnesses are delaying seeking medical care because of virus outbreak
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Doctors concerned patients with chronic illnesses are delaying seeking medical care because of virus outbreak

Mar 29th 2020, 5:17 PM 31,607 Views 22 Comments

The IMO said it is important to remember the pandemic does not prevent other diseases from occurring or patients becoming unwell from other infections.

GPs will now facilitate people who are not registered with practice and have Covid-19 symptoms
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GPs will now facilitate people who are not registered with practice and have Covid-19 symptoms

Mar 18th 2020, 7:50 AM 16,622 Views 18 Comments

There are now a total of 292 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the Republic of Ireland.

Online system for arranging coronavirus tests crashes on first day before being replaced
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Online system for arranging coronavirus tests crashes on first day before being replaced

Updated Mar 16th 2020, 4:30 PM 61,838 Views 30 Comments

The public are urged to contact their GP to seek a test only if they have symptoms.

HSE working to 'ensure sufficient testing facilities' in place by Monday for Covid-19 following 'high demand'
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HSE working to 'ensure sufficient testing facilities' in place by Monday for Covid-19 following 'high demand'

Mar 14th 2020, 3:30 PM 40,654 Views 21 Comments

GP Out of Hours and HSE helplines cannot arrange for testing of patients with flu-like symptoms.

UK MP diagnosed with coronavirus as British GPs warn routine health checks could be halted
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UK MP diagnosed with coronavirus as British GPs warn routine health checks could be halted

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 10:45 PM 41,304 Views 26 Comments

Nadine Dorries said that as soon as she was informed she took all the advised precautions and has been self-isolating at home.

FactCheck: Are there 1,000 more GPs in Ireland than five years ago?
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FactCheck: Are there 1,000 more GPs in Ireland than five years ago?

Jan 21st 2020, 6:40 AM 19,677 Views 22 Comments

Minister Regina Doherty made the claim during a recent interview.

'GPs see a lot of coughs at this time of year': HSE warns people off antibiotics to treat coughs
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'GPs see a lot of coughs at this time of year': HSE warns people off antibiotics to treat coughs

Jan 2nd 2020, 3:31 PM 24,102 Views 29 Comments

The HSE is reminding people that most coughs should not be treated with antibiotics.

'Slow drive' Dublin protest as young GPs say 'they will not stay in the country' under current contract
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'Slow drive' Dublin protest as young GPs say 'they will not stay in the country' under current contract

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 2:25 PM 43,050 Views 120 Comments

The NAGP says 700 GPs are set to retire over the next five years.

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services
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Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services

Dec 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 10,717 Views 54 Comments

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law
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'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law

Dec 2nd 2018, 8:15 AM 8,346 Views 34 Comments

It is expected a landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil in coming weeks.

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services
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Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 15,761 Views 49 Comments

Legislation on the provision of abortion has been debated by the Oireachtas health committee this week.

'It's too easy to use trucks in attacks': Irish team aiming to prevent vehicles being used by terrorists
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'It's too easy to use trucks in attacks': Irish team aiming to prevent vehicles being used by terrorists

Aug 30th 2018, 6:20 AM 25,285 Views 51 Comments

Researchers from WIT are among those working on an EU-funded project to help find uses for Europe’s new GPS system.

Google records people's movements even when told not to
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Google records people's movements even when told not to

Aug 14th 2018, 3:01 PM 22,069 Views 43 Comments

The privacy issue affects some two billion Android users and hundreds of millions of iPhone users worldwide.

Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019
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Boys to get HPV vaccine in 2019

Aug 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 20,805 Views 86 Comments

The Taoiseach said plans are already getting underway to rolling out the vaccine to boys.

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs
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'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs

Jun 16th 2018, 9:45 AM 16,131 Views 30 Comments

Doctors in NZ who conscientiously object to abortion must inform patients that services are available elsewhere.

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?
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Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?

Jun 13th 2018, 9:55 AM 70,188 Views 252 Comments

85% of the country’s GPs do not believe that abortion should be part of routine general practice, according to the NAGP.

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'
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Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:44 AM 26,265 Views 108 Comments

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

Young woman drowns in Prague while playing global GPS-based treasure hunt
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Young woman drowns in Prague while playing global GPS-based treasure hunt

Jun 10th 2018, 1:30 PM 44,956 Views 23 Comments

he identity of the 27-year-old victim has not yet been confirmed by the coroner.

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services
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GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

Updated Jun 9th 2018, 4:22 PM 24,930 Views 84 Comments

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result
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GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

May 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 26,690 Views 100 Comments

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

How do GPs treat women who've taken abortion pills in Ireland?
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How do GPs treat women who've taken abortion pills in Ireland?

Apr 15th 2018, 10:00 PM 38,681 Views 79 Comments

“They’d be more nervous telling a doctor they don’t know. Oftentimes, they might say they’re miscarrying.”

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services? From TheJournal.ie

Poll: Should GPs start charging for some medical card services?

Apr 8th 2018, 10:18 AM 32,658 Views 226 Comments

The annual meeting of the Irish Medical Organisation has heard that many general practices are struggling to survive.

Medical card patients claim HSE is refusing to reimburse them for GP blood tests
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Medical card patients claim HSE is refusing to reimburse them for GP blood tests

Mar 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,757 Views 55 Comments

Last month Health Minister Simon Harris said the HSE would arrange for refunds if a patient had been incorrectly charged.

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