GP National Day of Protest

FEMPI   FEMPI   FEMPI #GP-Protest - #February6 Dear Member, As you are aware on 6th February 2019 at 2.00pm, we will gather to hold a mass protest outside Dáil Éireann. We will be organising a slow drive of “Doctor On Call Cars” from Merrion Square to the Dáil at 2.00pm. The aim of this protest is [...]

1st February, 2019|

NAGP Press Release

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) is shocked  with the contents of the HSE Service Plan for 2019, which was published yesterday evening. Dr Maitiú o Tuathail, President of the NAGP said “Patients will continue to suffer through the lack of joined up thinking and vision in this poorly thought out plan. The service [...]

21st December, 2018|

NAGP concern over Minister Simon Harris remarks on GPs & Termination of Pregnancy Service

NAGP concern over Minister Simon Harris remarks on GPs & Termination of Pregnancy Service The National Association of GPs believes that the rushed manner in which termination of pregnancy services are being introduced is unacceptable and unsafe. We object to the pressure being placed on frontline staff to get some sort of service in place [...]

13th December, 2018|

National GP Consultation Meetings

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 will be introducing new services to be delivered by General Practice over the next four years. This is building on [...]

11th December, 2018|

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

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 serves Irish people - in rural and urban areas and how it affects both doctors and patients. It is currently [...]

25th November, 2018|

Cuireann, Cumann Náisúnta na Dochtúirí Teaghlaigh (CNDT) fáilte roimh an méadú achmhainní atá gealta ag an Seirbhís Náisúnta Otharcharanna I gceantar Chonamara agus deisceart Mhaigh Eo

Cuireann, Cumann Náisúnta na Dochtúirí Teaghlaigh (CNDT) fáilte roimh an méadú achmhainní atá gealta ag an Seirbhís Náisúnta Otharcharanna I gceantar Chonamara agus deisceart Mhaigh Eo Chas CNDT leis an seirbhís náisúnta otharcharr roinnt uaireanta le tamall le haghaidh an seirbhís atá ar fáil i gconamara a phlé. Deimhniú go bhfuil 18 paraméiseach breise fostaithe, [...]

23rd November, 2018|

NAGP welcomes increased ambulance services for Galway west and south Mayo

NAGP welcomes increased ambulance services for Galway west and south Mayo The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has welcomed the confirmation that an additional 18 paramedics have been recruited in Galway. The number is expected to reach 23 by year-end. This will enable the National Ambulance Service to provide an additional ambulance in the [...]

23rd November, 2018|

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|