Nominate Tipperary’s GP of the Year, the online resource for GPs in Ireland, is calling on GPs and members of the public in Tipperary to submit their nominations for this year’s GPBuddy National GP Awards, in association with Affidea Ireland, ahead of the deadline on Friday 14th July.


The annual GPBuddy Awards recognise excellence, innovation and collaboration among GPs in Ireland. Nominations are invited across 12 categories and the winners will be announced on Friday 22nd September at a ceremony hosted by television personality and GP, Dr Pixie McKenna, in Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel.

Nominate Tipperary’s GP of the Year

GPBuddy Awards Host Dr Pixie McKenna

As the first and only awards ceremony of its kind in Ireland, the GPBuddy Awards offer a unique opportunity to celebrate the dedication, commitment and innovation of the country’s GP community.


Healthcare professionals throughout Tipperary can nominate themselves or a colleague, while patients are encouraged to vote for a Tipperary GP of their choice in the Patients’ Choice Award. Last year, Dr Iver Hanrahan of Kyle Court Clinic on Old Davitt Street in Tipperary was winner of the ‘Patients’ Choice Award’.


2017 Award Categories:


  • GP of the Year
  • Establishing GP of the Year
  • Practice Nurse of the Year
  • GP Trainee of the Year
  • GP Trainer of the Year
  • Rural Practice of the Year
  • Patients’ Choice Award
  • Practice Admin of the Year
  • Best GP/ Hospital Collaboration
  • GPs in the Media
  • GP Research of the Year
  • Innovation in Practice Award


To enter or nominate an individual or organisation, please visit



About is the most widely used online resource for GPs in Ireland, comprising a comprehensive database of medical and healthcare professionals as well as educational modules, an ‘ask the expert’ section, a classifieds section and discussion forums. Over 2,700 GPs in Ireland use on a regular basis.


About Affidea


Affidea offers premium diagnostic imaging, cancer detection and cancer treatment services, with a focus on delivering prompt yet thorough diagnoses and high quality treatments by working only with state-of-the-art technology and experienced medical professionals.


Over the years, Affidea has built a solid foundation in Private Public Partnerships. The company works closely with governments to provide essential diagnostic and cancer treatment services to populations across its ever-expanding European network.


Affidea operates 235 Diagnostic and Cancer Treatment Centres in 16 countries across Europe. The company employs over 4,400 professionals, of which more than 870 are medical doctors.


In the changing climate of healthcare service provision in Europe, Affidea has developed a unique business model and value proposition based on Positive Patient Experience, Proven Medical Outcome and Performance Improvement. By focusing on these principles, Affidea is able to provide exceptional value for all its stakeholders. These are patients, who experience the service; physicians, who refer patients for diagnostic imaging; and authorities of the public healthcare system, who regulate the operating environment and bear the cost of the public service.

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