Friday 20th December 2013. The IMO welcomes the publication of
the Interim Report on a Strategic Review of Medical Training
and Career Structures which has accepted many of the issues
which the IMO raised in the context of the Review.
Saturday 30th November 2013. The Chairman of the GP Committee
of the IMO, Dr. Ray Walley, has warned of “chaos” in the
medical card services if the Government persists in its
efforts to target €133 million in savings in the coming year –
a €20 million increase on the amount originally targeted in
Wednesday 27th November 2013. The Chairman of the GP Committee
of the IMO, Dr. Ray Walley, has accused the Health Ministers
(James Reilly and Alex White) of “arrogance” in their
continued failure to discuss the Governments plans for Free GP
care with the IMO
Wednesday 20th November 2013. The Irish Medical Organisation
(IMO) has welcomed the decision by the EU Commission to refer
Ireland to Court for not respecting EU rules on limits to
working time for doctors in Irish public hospitals.
Dr. Ray Walley, Chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO,
warned that thousands of people in receipt of a medical card
face losing their entitlements over the coming months as a
result of the probity review being undertaken by the HSE.