1203, 2018

NAGP release statement on trolley crisis March 12th 2018

There are 714 people on trolleys, or on wards, waiting admission to a hospital bed today but the Irish Government say they are ‘planning’ for an extra 1 million people by 2040. Long term solution [...]

503, 2018

NAGP issue press release welcoming comments from Minister Simon Harris

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has welcomed Minister Harris’s comments, regarding the imminent roll back of FEMPI (Financial Emergency Measures in the Public Interest) cuts to General Practice.   General Practice has suffered [...]

2302, 2018

NAGP call for exemption from GDPR fines.

The NAGP is appealing to the Government for GPs to be included with other public bodies for fine exemptions in relation to the new incoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation.  As it currently stands,  [...]

1702, 2018

Results of our second ballot are in. 74% of our members want FEMPI reversed.

On February 14th, the NAGP asked its members ‘Should the NAGP prioritise A) New Contract Negotiations or B)the reversal of FEMPI?’ There was a huge response,  the results of which are now in. Three out [...]

1602, 2018

NAGP release a statement regarding the management of online prescribing.

The following press release was issued this afternoon to the media.   The NAGP is appealing to the HSE to discontinue the practice of online prescription validation in General Practice, until such time that medicines [...]

1302, 2018

NAGP release statement regarding An Taoiseach’s comments on GPs referrals to ED’s.

The NAGP take issue with the Taoiseach’s comments at a private meeting of FG TD’s and senators on Wednesday last, February 7th. His statement to the Sunday Independent that “if every GP sent two fewer [...]

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