Irish Medical Organisation: mission statement: annual report 1999.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/575383
Title:
Irish Medical Organisation: mission statement: annual report 1999.
Authors:
Irish Medical Organisation (IMO)
Citation:
Irish Medical Organisation. 1999. Irish Medical Organisation: mission statement: annual report 1999. Dublin: Irish Medical Organisation.
Publisher:
Irish Medical Organisation
Issue Date:
1999
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/575383
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
As President and Chief Executive of Lhe Irish Medical Organisation, we have much pleasure in presenting you with the Annual Report and Accounts for 1999. This report offers a detailed outline of the main activities of the IMO during the past year, in line with the strategic Plan 1995-2000. The activities of each of the specialty groups are set out in the report For GPs, the year was dominated by issues such as the extension of GMS entry, enhanced fees for GMS patients over 70 years, problems with the flu vaccinalion programme and discussions with the VHI on its proposals [or a new Primary Care Scheme. Agreement was reached in March on GMS entry, new terms and conditions for dispensing doctors were also agreed, as were increased fees for garda/coun attendance and District Hospital County Home Medical Officers. For consulltants, the IMO secured guarantees from the Department of Health on its right to make submissions La Reviiew Bodies, arising from Lhe failure to provide for this in the Buckley 37 Review. Negotiations on resolving the issue of pension parity for pre-1991 retirees continued. Agreement was reached wiLh Bupa Ireland on a two year deal with provision for a third party to adjudicate on appropriate fee increases. Preparations for the Buckley Review commenced. IL was a panicularly busy year in relation to NCHD affairs, with the 48 hour week, and a claim for a review of the 1997 conditions of service agreement domineering matters. To agree to a major 10 point plan for NCHDs with the Government, lobbied intensively in Brussels on the Working Time Directive and is participating in a major working hours study to resolve this crucial issue in a focussed manner. Improvements were also secured on visa arrangcments for non-EU doctors. For public health doctors, the concentration has been on the review of the 1994 agreement which finally commenced Iate in the year. A census of public health doctors was also conducted by the IMO, together key elmo for the review. The agreement was reached with the Department of Health on resolving some pension anomalies with regard 10 retired DCCJMoi-ts.
Keywords:
MEDICAL STAFF; GENERAL MEDICAL SERVICES; IMMUNISATION; PRIMARY CARE SERVICE

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorIrish Medical Organisation (IMO)en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2015-08-20T13:40:23Zen
dc.date.available2015-08-20T13:40:23Zen
dc.date.issued1999-
dc.identifier.citationIrish Medical Organisation. 1999. Irish Medical Organisation: mission statement: annual report 1999. Dublin: Irish Medical Organisation.en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/575383en
dc.descriptionAs President and Chief Executive of Lhe Irish Medical Organisation, we have much pleasure in presenting you with the Annual Report and Accounts for 1999. This report offers a detailed outline of the main activities of the IMO during the past year, in line with the strategic Plan 1995-2000. The activities of each of the specialty groups are set out in the report For GPs, the year was dominated by issues such as the extension of GMS entry, enhanced fees for GMS patients over 70 years, problems with the flu vaccinalion programme and discussions with the VHI on its proposals [or a new Primary Care Scheme. Agreement was reached in March on GMS entry, new terms and conditions for dispensing doctors were also agreed, as were increased fees for garda/coun attendance and District Hospital County Home Medical Officers. For consulltants, the IMO secured guarantees from the Department of Health on its right to make submissions La Reviiew Bodies, arising from Lhe failure to provide for this in the Buckley 37 Review. Negotiations on resolving the issue of pension parity for pre-1991 retirees continued. Agreement was reached wiLh Bupa Ireland on a two year deal with provision for a third party to adjudicate on appropriate fee increases. Preparations for the Buckley Review commenced. IL was a panicularly busy year in relation to NCHD affairs, with the 48 hour week, and a claim for a review of the 1997 conditions of service agreement domineering matters. To agree to a major 10 point plan for NCHDs with the Government, lobbied intensively in Brussels on the Working Time Directive and is participating in a major working hours study to resolve this crucial issue in a focussed manner. Improvements were also secured on visa arrangcments for non-EU doctors. For public health doctors, the concentration has been on the review of the 1994 agreement which finally commenced Iate in the year. A census of public health doctors was also conducted by the IMO, together key elmo for the review. The agreement was reached with the Department of Health on resolving some pension anomalies with regard 10 retired DCCJMoi-ts.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherIrish Medical Organisationen_GB
dc.subjectMEDICAL STAFFen_GB
dc.subjectGENERAL MEDICAL SERVICESen_GB
dc.subjectIMMUNISATIONen_GB
dc.subjectPRIMARY CARE SERVICEen_GB
dc.titleIrish Medical Organisation: mission statement: annual report 1999.en_GB
dc.typeReporten
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