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Response from minister in relation to the College's submission on the proposed under-sixes scheme (members only)

Following the ICGP AGM, the College prepared a detailed document outlining the concerns of the membership on the proposed scheme for the provision of free GP care for children under six. » read more

Clarification to members in relation to HSE communication on temporary contracts for under-sixes (members only)

The ICGP was contacted by a number of members regarding a communication from the HSE requesting doctors with non-GMS contracts to consider applying for a temporary (3 month) contract for provision of care to under-sixes. » read more

World Family Doctor Day

World Family Doctor Day has become a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. » read more

ICGP response to publication of contract for free GP care to under-sixes

The ICGP has noted the publication of the revised GP contract by the HSE on Tuesday 28th April 2015 and has consulted with its membership in relation to its contents. » read more

Irish doctor selected as the fifth Montegut Global Scholar 2015 from the WONCA Europe region

Dr Patrick O'Donnell from Ireland has been selected as the fifth Montegut Global Scholar 2015 from the WONCA Europe region and has received the opportunity to attend the WONCA Europe Conference in Istanbul on 22-25 October 2015. » read more

Rural communities face possibility of a future without a GP

18 vacant GP positions follow years of underinvestment in general practice » read more

Three collaborates with HSE and ICGP to deliver efficiencies in health service communications through technology

Three is the managed service provider of Healthmail, a new service for GPs which has seen users double to over 900 since the end of last year » read more

ICGP response to the publication of the GP contract for the provision of free GP care for children under six

The ICGP has noted the publication of the revised GP contract by the HSE on Tuesday 28th April. » read more

GP Exercise Referral Programme in its current format is no longer being delivered by the HSE

The GP Exercise Referral Programme, in its current format, is no longer being delivered by the HSE. » read more

Influenza-like Illness Rate Increases above Baseline Levels: Use of Antiviral Medicines

The most recent influenza surveillance data indicate that influenza-like illness (ILI) has increased in the community in recent weeks. Update from the Health Protection Surveillance Centre. » read more