VitalSigns 2017 Reports Access To Healthcare As Top Priority For Irish People

The Community Foundation for Ireland, one of Ireland’s leading philanthropic organisations, today published a report entitled Ireland’s VitalSigns 2017, that grades the satisfaction of life in Ireland. Almost 1,000 people living in Ireland completed the citizens’ survey, rating Access to Healthcare as most important out of the 115 key social indicators presented. The Community Foundation for Ireland […]

INMO Says ESRI Report Presents Major Challenge For Government And Citizens

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) welcomes today’s report, from The Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), which details the huge challenges facing the health service arising from the significant demographic changes that will occur, in this country, over the next 12 years to 2030.   The report identifies the need for a major expansion, […]

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 […]

Phil Prendergast MEP Supports Student Nurses and Midwives Campaign to Protect Pay

Phil Prendergast MEP is appalled by Minister Reilly’s push to further decrease graduate nurses and midwives pay. This action aimed at vulnerable unemployed young peoples in the caring profession is indicative of Reilly’s behaviour since he took office. If the proposed cut is implemented, annual graduate pay for nurses will have decreased by 34% since […]