1112, 2018

National GP Consultation Meetings

11th December, 2018|Categories: Blog, latest events, News, News & Media, Top News|

The Minister for Health has repeatedly stated that he will be making an announcement pre-Christmas regarding multi-annual funding for General Practice. He has already stated that there will no no new GP Contract negotiated, but [...]

2511, 2018

Chris Goodey: ‘It’s no secret that family GPs are now a dying breed’

25th November, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, News & Media, Top News|

November 25 2018 During this past year, I have visited 250 GP surgeries around the country. I have seen at first-hand the operation of the General Medical Services (GMS) - the medical card system that [...]

2009, 2018

GPs welcome FF prioritisation of FEMPI reversal

20th September, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, News & Media, Top News|

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, [...]

2805, 2018

Notice: Payments for cervical screening – early repeat tests for concerned women

28th May, 2018|Categories: Blog|

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 [...]

2009, 2017

General Practice training in Crisis

20th September, 2017|Categories: Blog|

General practice training is still reeling from the news that the 2017 trainee recruitment process managed to fill only 176 of the proposed 186 places. This is an unprecedented scenario whereby GP places were neatly [...]

2003, 2017

Defining Primary Care in the 21st Century

20th March, 2017|Categories: Blog|

I am delighted to have the opportunity to address the forthcoming “Defining Primary Care in the 21st Century” themed Primary Care Partnership Conference on the 31st March and 1st April in Croke Park. As Chair of [...]