Thursday 19th September 2013 The Chairman of the GP Committee
of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has expressed
incredulity at the continued talk of Free GP Care for Under 5s
by the Minister for Health.
An analysis of the gender profile and scores of all applicants
from HPAT - Ireland and Leaving Certificate scores from 2009
-2011 is presented in this study by authors Flynn, Mills and
Fitzgerald in the September edition of the Irish Medical
Tuesday 20 August 2013 – The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO)
has expressed grave concern at recent statements by the HSE on
its projected €105m deficit for 2013 and called on the
Government and the HSE to ensure that any measures taken to
reduce the deficit do not impact further on patient care.
The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has expressed serious
concerns at media reports that the Government is preparing to
introduce free GP care for under-fives this year despite
making no contact with the IMO on what would be a major change
in the way GP services operate
Friday 26th July 2013. The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO)
has responded with disbelief to comments by the Minister for
Health yesterday in which he said he was committed to tackling
the crisis amongst NCHDs in Ireland.