What now for our Doctors offering abortion?

According to the Irish Times this week, family doctors will tell the government they must be allowed decide for themselves whether to offer abortion or not. The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP), which says it represents 2,500 of Ireland’s 3,500 GPs, has agreed “overwhelmingly” to demand an “opt-in” approach … Continue reading

Our Doctors are ‘under attack’ and undervalued

The role of doctors in Ireland is being systematically undervalued, the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has claimed. According to IMO president, Dr Peadar Gilligan, the medical profession is ‘under attack’ and this has led to a major shortage of doctors in key positions nationwide. He told the IMO’s annual general … Continue reading

Budget 2018 from a Medical perspective

Budget 2018 effect on Health The Department of Health will have a budget of almost €15.3 billion next year, however doctors have described Budget 2018 as ‘deeply disappointing and regressive’ from a health perspective. According to the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO), the health budget for next year will not be … Continue reading

Sleep more beneficial to our well being then a 50% pay rise

A very interesting report this week in the Irish Times points out a healthy amount of sleep has a far higher impact on wellbeing than a 50 per cent increase in disposable income, a study of Britons’ quality of life has found. There is a significant gap between those who are … Continue reading

Irish Hospital Consultants under scrutiny

The RTE reported this week that patient safety may be compromised in public hospitals because of the appointment of doctors without specialist training to consultant positions.The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has criticised the practice saying quality of care is being affected. The HSE has confirmed that 128 doctors who are … Continue reading

Oncology Consultant job

Hospital Consultant in Oncology There is a big demand in Irish Hospitals currently for Doctors who specialise in Oncology This is a hugely challenging job for Doctors but one that can make a difference in Mortality and Morbidity for these vulnerable patients We are currently recruiting for a Hospital Consultant in … Continue reading

Are we encouraging our GP’s to leave Ireland?

Are we encouraging our GP’s to leave Ireland? As we recruit for Doctors and GP’s throughout Ireland, we share the frustration voiced by the Irish College of General Practice yesterday following the budget for 2017   According to Dr Mark Murphy of ICGP, the College had put in a pre budget submission … Continue reading

Doctor Doctor……..

Doctor Doctor……… Middle aged lady goes to her GP for a check up He explains his prescription to her as follows: ‘Take the Red tablet first thing in the morning with a large glass of water’   ‘Take the Blue tablet after lunch with a large glass of water’ ‘Take … Continue reading