As part of RTE’s Operation Transformation, GPs from the Irish
Medical Organisation and volunteers from the Irish Heart
Foundation are organising to screen members of the public for
blood pressure free of charge in various locations across the
country on Thursday, 23rd January.
The GP Committee of the IMO has called on the Minister of
State at the Department of Health, Alex White TD, to engage in
urgent talks about the Government’s plans for General Practice
including plans to extend free GP care to children under 6
The President of the IMO President, Dr Matt Sadlier, has
expressed concerns over the continued absence of any clinical
guidelines to accompany the recently enacted Protection of
Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 (PLDP Act).