Tuesday March 24, 2015
The family of a 33-year-old Athlone woman who died only hours after she left the emergency department in Porticuncula Hospital have been told by a coroner that he cannot summons or order the doctor who treated her to give evidence because he has left the country.
Thursday March 19, 2015
Europe's highest court has held that Ireland is in breach of EU law because it does not consider the training of junior doctors as part of their normal "working time."
Wednesday February 04, 2015
The Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a finding of Poor Professional Performance against leading consultant paediatrician Professor Martin Corbally.
Monday January 12, 2015
The overcrowding crisis in hospital emergency departments has eased today with 363 patients waiting to be admitted to a bed.
Saturday October 04, 2014
The Irish Hospital Consultants' Association has claimed that patients are dying unnecessarily because of having to wait on a trolley in emergency departments.
Thursday September 18, 2014
The Irish Medical Organisation is to notify its members that any retrospective review of events, leading to the near €10m retirement settlement for its former chief executive George McNeice in December 2012, could cost up to €1 million or more.
Thursday November 14, 2013
Non-consultant hospital doctors belonging to the Irish Medical Organisation have voted to accept a package of proposals aimed at reducing their working hours.
Wednesday October 16, 2013
The IMO has decided to put the latest LRC proposals to a ballot of members with a recommendation for acceptance.
Thursday October 10, 2013
Talks between the HSE and the Irish Medical Organisation at the Labour Relations Commission in a bid to resolve the dispute over working hours for non consultant hospital doctors have been suspended.
Wednesday October 09, 2013
Talks between the Irish Medical Organisation and Health Service Executive aimed at resolving the row over excessive working hours for non-consultant hospital doctors have adjourned.