IMO boss wants new deal for women consultants

Incoming president wants to remove barriers

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
27th March, 2016
John Duddy, Dublin-based neurosurgeon and incoming IMO presidentMaura Hickey

A major overhaul of medical training and working hours are needed to retain and attract more women to the top tiers of the medical profession, according to Dublin-based neurosurgeon John Duddy.

He highlighted the barriers female doctors face and said this would be one of his top priorities during his term as president of the IMO, the biggest doctors’ union in the country.

Duddy accused the HSE of “doing nothing” to help attract and...

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