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|

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.

20 November 2018 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: [...]

20th 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 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|

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|