Doctors threaten legal action in abortion services row
The issue of GP-led abortion services has proved highly contentious for various reasons including conscientious objection, workload and an existing services contract perceived by many to be sub-standard
The professional body for GPs is facing the threat of legal action from its members if it does not row back on its refusal to hold an extraordinary general meeting on the provision of abortion services.
A group of GPs pushing for an EGM say they will be left with no option but to go down the legal route if they do not receive a favourable response from the Irish College of GPs (ICGP) by...
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Some people with cystic fibrosis still awaiting Covid-19 vaccine, charity warns
Cystic Fibrosis Ireland expresses concern about younger patients who are at very high risk from the coronavirus but still have not received their jab
Top medic: ‘If the state can pay for Viagra, it can pay for extreme pregnancy sickness drugs’
Peter Boylan, a former master of the National Maternity Hospital, says hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe condition and it‘s reasonable to expect the drugs payment scheme to reimburse sufferers
Over 300 administered vaccine doses not recorded as given to priority groups
HSE says failure to record cohort of vaccine recipient may be due to poor record keeping or a technical issue
Praxis Care to hire 400 new carers as demand for services grows
The charity, which supports people with mental health problems and learning difficulties, is open to recruiting from hospitality sector as training will be provided