Friday June 05, 2015
A Co Clare doctor has said she does not believe the scheme for free GP care for under-sixes can be rolled out on 1 July.
Thursday May 28, 2015
A total of 830 GPs have signed up so far to the new free GP care contract for under-sixes, Minister of State for Primary Care Kathleen Lynch has told the Dáil.
Monday May 25, 2015
The Health Service Executive has extended the deadline for family doctors to sign up to the scheme for free GP care for under-sixes by two weeks.
Monday May 18, 2015
The National Association of GPs has said that the vast majority of doctors do not want to sign up to new contracts agreeing to provide free visits to the under-sixes.
Thursday April 16, 2015
The Government has not ruled out a supplementary budget to implement the proposal for free GP care for all children under the age of six towards the end of the year.
Sunday April 12, 2015
The Executive Council of the National Association of General Practitioners has decided to reject the agreed GP contract.
Thursday April 09, 2015
The Irish Medical Organisation has said it has reached an agreement on a contract for the provision of free GP services to children under six.
Sunday March 29, 2015
The Department of Health has confirmed that it is considering a recommendation to introduce a vaccine against Meningitis B as part of the childhood immunisation programme.
Monday March 09, 2015
Michael Noonan has said that figures published by the Irish Times on home repossessions were more a reflection of banks using the courts more to force home-owners to "engage" with them, rather than reflecting a large number of repossessions.
Saturday February 28, 2015
Minister for Education Jan O'Sullivan has said she intends to proceed with implementation of Junior Cycle reform, on the basis outlined in a document by Dr Pauric Travers.