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GPs say provision of abortion services in Ireland to fall short of what the women of Ireland deserve

GPs say provision of abortion services in Ireland to fall short of what the women of Ireland deserve. The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) says that the provision of abortion services in Ireland will fall far short of what Irish women deserve. President of the NAGP Dr. Maitiu O Tuathail said: “Many questions remain as to [...]

20th November, 2018|

GPs say it is too early to discuss fees for abortion services

GPs say it is too early to discuss fees for abortion services The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) says that news that GPs are to receive fees of between €400 and €450 for the provision of abortion services is unhelpful. The NAGP was reacting to news in today’s Irish Times that “broad agreement had [...]

13th November, 2018|

GPs vindicated by O’Brien comments about FEMPI

4 Nov 2018 GPs vindicated by O’Brien comments about FEMPI The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has responded positively to comments made in today’s Sunday Business Post by former HSE Director General Tony O’Brien about the reversal of FEMPI (Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest). The interview in the Post said of O’Brien: [...]

4th November, 2018|

GPs call for €75m to fight flu epidemic

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has called on the Government to provide an extra €75 million in emergency funding to fight this year’s expected flu epidemic.   The association which represents over 2,000 GPs throughout Ireland says the funding will be necessary to hire locum GPs and nurses from overseas during the winter [...]

1st November, 2018|

Death by 100,000 cuts: GPs react to Budget 2019

For immediate release 10th October 2018 Reaction to Budget 2019 Budget 2019 will result in “Death by 100,000 cuts” for General Practice The GP union says 100,000 GP visit cards issued without consultation, negotiation or discussion will have a devastating impact on the delivery of patient care. NAGP recommends that GPs should, if necessary, close [...]

10th October, 2018|

GPs welcome FF prioritisation of FEMPI reversal

20 Sept 2018 The National Association of General Practitioners welcomes the announcement by Fianna Fáil that it will prioritise FEMPI reversal for GPs as part of Budget negotiations with Fine Gael. Today, Deputy Stephen Donnelly, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health confirmed that Fianna Fáil will prioritise the reversal of FEMPI for GPs as part of [...]

20th September, 2018|

Illness Benefits forms: Response to statement from DEASP

Press Release sent to Media - 28th August 2018  Response to statement from Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection It is with a sense of grave concern and disappointment that the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has learned of a recent statement by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection which is [...]

28th August, 2018|

NAGP says current HSE waiting list validation system a disgrace

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 [...]

14th July, 2018|

NAGP welcome the announcement that abortion services will be on an opt in basis

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 [...]

12th June, 2018|

NAGP welcomes clarification from Taoiseach on opt-in system

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 [...]

11th June, 2018|