We are watching a tsunami coming towards us, a respiratory consultant has warned.
Doctors are no longer accepting walk-in appointments in a bid to protect staff and patients from coronavirus.
President of the council, Dr Rita Doyle, was responding to growing concerns about Covid-19 in Ireland.
Costello was best known for her role as Rita Doyle on Fair City.
Doctors have six months to change how they prescribe anxiety and sleeping medicine to avoid disciplinary action by the Medical Council.
Almost two-thirds of doctors entered on the medical register for the first time last year had qualified outside of Ireland, it has emerged.
More than a third (37%) left to move to Britain to practise medicine, while almost one in five (19%) went to Australia and more than a quarter (27%) to another jurisdiction, according to those who gave a reason.
A doctor received sums totalling about €12,650 from a seriously ill patient aged in his seventies in circumstances suggesting a breach of the Medical Council's ethical guidelines, the president of the High Court has said.
Health Minister Simon Harris has welcomed a statement from the new President of the Medical Council about the positive impact of cancer screening programmes.
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