News & Press Releases 2012
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Sick people may face waiting lists just to see GPs following Budget cutbacks
The abiliity of GPs to see sick people on the day they call may be at an end following the latest round of cutbacks introduced in this month's Budget, doctors have warned.
Budget 2013 – IMO Summary
Budget 2013 - Statement by IMO
The Irish Medical Organisation has expressed its shock and disappointment at the health aspects of today's budget.
Doolin 2012 - Public Health Specialist criticises delays in development of National Alcohol Policy
The failure of successive of Governments to develop a National Alcohol Policy has had a "devastating" impact on Irish society in general and family life in particular according to Public Health Specialiast, Dr. Declan Bedford.
IMO survey finds 800 NCHDs may leave Irish Health System
Over 800 NCHD's (Non Consultant Hospital Doctors) have written to the Minister for Health warning that they may be forced to seek work abroad as a result of the Minister's policies in respect of Consultants.