The allocation may have increased but questions remain about the 2015 health budget, writes DANIELLE BARRON
PAUL MULHOLLAND reports on the RCSI’s recent international education forum
Just 32 per cent of appointments to State boards under the remit of the Department of Health were made following an advertisement process in 2012, according to Health Minister Leo Varadkar.
The strict application of rules relating to the awarding of the rural practice allowance is having a serious and damaging impact on GP recruitment in rural areas, according to GPs.
The IMO risks being irreparably weakened if it does not examine how the pension and salary arrangements of its ex- CEO, Mr George McNeice, were agreed, according to one of the Organisation’s ex-Presidents.
A number of consultants have commenced a process to take legal action against the State for consultant contract breaches, the IHCA revealed at its annual conference at the weekend.
Primary Care Minister Kathleen Lynch has strongly hinted that the report on medical card eligibility may not lead to major changes in the system, IMN can reveal.
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