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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

General practice needs more resources to tackle ED crisis

The ICGP has expressed its concern at the latest crisis in the country's emergency departments in hospitals around the country. » read more

ICGP statement on HSE consultation and engagement process and online survey

The ICGP very much welcomes the HSE's desire to involve patients and service users in the organisation of healthcare services. » read more

Friday 18th November is World and European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD)

The goal of the European Antibiotic Awareness Day is to provide the participating countries with evidence-based tools, as well as technical and political support for their campaigns. » read more

Preferred antibiotics in primary care

In many cases in primary care, the preferred antibiotic is no antibiotic. » read more

Defending your electronic patient records against Ransomware

Malicious computer code called 'Ransomware' is active in the business community, including general practice. » read more