Friday January 24, 2020

No virtue in a public body keeping us in the dark

We need transparency. We need it now. How many more Pat Smiths are there?

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
29th November, 2015
George McNeice was on a salary of about €500,000 the year he left the National Association of General Practitioners

It was a case of déjà vu for doctors as the scandal over executive pay engulfed the Irish Farmers Association (IFA).

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) was rocked by a similar scandal just three years ago when it emerged that the former chief executive George McNeice was entitled to a €20 million pension package.

The saga carried on for a number of months with internal clashes and revelations about the use of...

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