Irish Medical Organisation

IMO Campaign in crisis in GP Manpower

The IMO today highlighted the crisis in GP manpower in rural Ireland. In an article in today's Irish Independent, Dr Padraig McGarry, Chairman of the IMO's GP Committee, said "The loss of general practice in rural areas is similar to the loss of many services in rural Ireland. We have an increasingly older population of GPs facing retirement and young GPs are not prepared to come in under present circumstances of excessive hours and poor supports". You can read the full articlehere

Below is a graphic showing a breakdown of the percentage of doctors who will reach retirement age in the next 7 years.

IMO Membership

Start reaping the benefits of membership.

If you were previously a member of the IMO you can rejoin here.

Join nowRejoin here ›

Enquiries

Have a question?
Please get in touch with us and we will be happy to answer.

MAKE AN ENQUIRY