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Managing Problem Alcohol & Drug Use in Primary Care Conference

Date: 27 May 2017, Venue: St James' Hospital, Dublin 8 » read more

Annual Conference: GPs to discuss how advances in technology can improve and influence patient care

Healthcare services for patients, and between health professionals, are changing profoundly thanks to new technologies, and the challenges and opportunities presented for general practice by these new technologies will be discussed and shared at this year's Annual Conference and AGM of the Irish College of General Practitioners in Wexford in May. » read more

New Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2017 – Advice for GP prescribing

The most significant effect of the new regulations (due to come into effect on May 5th) is in relation to benzodiazepines and z-drugs. » read more

Out of the Doctor's Bag Exhibition

This joint exhibition is taking place between the ICGP and the RCPI in the RCPI on Kildare Street from early April and will remain in place throughout 2017. » read more

ICGP Annual Conference & AGM

Dates: 12-14 May, Venue: White's Hotel, Wexford » read more

European family doctors launch 'The Dublin Declaration' on patient safety and demand adequate resources for general practice

A Dublin conference of general practitioners from 30 European countries has agreed a call for action to improve safety in healthcare for patients and to fight for adequate resources in general practice to deliver safer better healthcare across Europe. » read more

Press release: EQuiP Patient Safety Conference

Manpower shortage and stress on family doctors to be highlighted at major patient safety conference in Dublin. » read more

ICGP Oireachtas presentations

ICGP address to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health - 2 February 2017 » read more

ICGP warns of increasing exodus of family doctors as shortages grow

The ICGP has warned of a growing shortage of community-based family doctors unless urgent action is taken to attract and retain general practitioners. » read more

Irish family doctors support legalisation of cannabis for therapeutic use

A unique survey of Irish family doctors has found that the majority support the legalisation of cannabis for therapeutic use, but do not support the Government's policy on the decriminalisation of cannabis. » read more