IMO AGM Public Health National Meeting Motions 2013
Irish Medical Organisation

IMO AGM Public Health National Meeting Motions 2013

Saturday 6th April 2013

9.20am – 12.30pm

1. This meeting calls on the HSE to recognise the validity of the AMO case to the Equality Tribunal and that they withdraw from their opposition, recognise the experience and qualifications of remaining AMOs and upgrade their status to Senior Medical Officer, the entry grade since 2003.

Proposer: Dr Bridin Cannon
Seconder: Dr Kathleen O’Sullivan

Status: Carried

2. This meeting calls on the IMO to examine the possibility of taking further cases against the HSE in the Equality Tribunal.

Amendement:

This meeting calls on the IMO to take further cases on behalf of the remaining AMO's against the HSE in the Equality Tribunal. 

Proposer: Dr Bridin Cannon
Seconder: Dr Kathleen O’Sullivan

Status: Carried as amended

3. The meeting reaffirms the IMOs intention to pursue a robust case against the HSE in the Equality Tribunal in relation to the AMO case.

Proposer: Dr Kathleen O’Sullivan
Seconder: Dr Bridin Cannon

Status: Awaiting Debate

4. The IMO calls on the HSE to recognise the commitment shown by Public Health Doctors to the Public Health Emergency Out of Hours Service by putting in place the full range of supports needed by the Service, including access to Environmental Health Officers and clear channels of communications to local Hospitals.

Amendment: 

The IMO calls on the HSE to put in place the full range of supports needed by the Public Health Emergency Out of Hours Service including access to Environmental Health Officers and clear channels of communications to local hospitals, thus recognising the commitment shown by Public Health Doctors to the service.

Proposer: IMO Public Health Doctor Committee

Status: Carried as amended

5. The IMO calls on the HSE and the Department of Health to honour their previous commitments and accept that Specialists in Public Health Medicine merit Consultant status.

Proposer: IMO Pubic Health Doctor Committee

Status: Carried

6. While the IMO acknowledges recent appointments within Public Health Medicine, the IMO calls on the HSE and the Department of Health to ensure that there are sufficient Public Health Doctors in post to carry out their statutorily obligated duties in a timely and efficient manner.

Amendment:

While the IMO acknowledges recent appointments within Public Health Medicine, the IMO calls on the HSE and the Department of Health to ensure that there are sufficient Public Health and Community Health Doctors  in post to carry out their statutorily obligated duties in a timely and efficient manner.

Proposer: IMO Pubic Health Doctor Committee

Status: Carried as amended

7. The IMO calls on the HSE to establish a forum to examine the role of Senior Medical Officer in Public Health and to explore ways to expand this role further to the benefit of the service and of Doctors in these posts.

Proposer: IMO Public Health Doctor Committee

Status: Carried


 



 

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