NAGP says current HSE waiting list validation system a disgrace The National Association of General Practitioners believes that the HSE validation of national waiting lists in its current guise is a national disgrace. Unless urgent action is taken by the Minster for Health, Simon Harris, this will be the next inevitable scandal of our health [...]
Statement National Association of GPs for immediate release We welcome again the announcement by Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar that the provision of abortion services in Ireland would be on an opt in basis. The NAGP advocated for this as requested by the majority of GPs. The distinction of an opt-in for GP’s was clarified to mean [...]
The President of the National Association of GPs, Dr Maitiu O’Tuathail has welcomed clarification from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today about the provision of an opt-in service in relation to GPs and termination of pregnancy. Dr. O'Tuathail said "that the NAGP is now looking forward in engaging with the Government on proposed legislation and the [...]
Emergency general meeting held to discuss the complex issues following the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.
The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) held an emergency general meeting today in Portlaoise, to discuss the complex issues that may arise for women, following the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. The NAGP represents over 2,000 GPs and many attended today’s meeting representing General Practice from all around the country. There was a long, [...]
The HSE and the CervicalCheck programme reiterate our deepest apologies to women for any worry caused by the cervical screening programme’s recent audit process. The HSE is keen to provide reassurance to those who may be concerned following the significant media coverage in recent days. With this in mind the HSE is providing an overview [...]
9 May 2018 A. Doctors who provide a cervical screening CONSULTATION to a concerned woman 1. Doctors must be contracted with the HSE and receive payments via PCRS. 2. Payment will be claimed by submitting a Special Type Consultation (STC) claim form for the woman concerned to PCRS. 3. The STC claim will be for [...]