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Consultation document: Infectious disease assessment for migrants

The HPSC has advised that the draft document "Infectious disease assessment for migrants" is now available for consultation » read more

ICGP statement in relation to the loss of civilian life in the Gaza Strip

The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) is deeply saddened by the continuing and appalling loss of civilian life in the Gaza strip, in particular the deaths of a significant number of children. » read more

Call for new course and publication ideas

Have you an idea for a course or publication that you as a member of the ICGP would like to see developed? If so, the College would like to hear from you. » read more

Health Identifiers Act 2014

The enactment of the Health Identifiers Act 2014 has been welcomed by HIQA, which has described the legislation as "an important step forward" for patient safety and the provision of quality care. » read more

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) medicine approved for sale in retail outlets

The Health Products Regulatory Authority today announced it is authorising a Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) product to be sold in general retail and grocery outlets. » read more

ICGP slams UHI reforms in response to public consultation on White Paper

The Irish College of General Practitioners published its response to the public consultation on the White Paper on Universal Health Insurance (UHI) on Wednesday 28th May. » read more

World Family Doctor Day

The ICGP would like to thank all our members for being there 24/7, 365 days a year for all their patients. » read more

WHO statement: international spread of wild poliovirus

The HPSC would like to alert GPs to the fact that travellers to Pakistan, Cameroon, and Syria (if staying > 4 weeks) are now required by the WHO to have international certificates (similar to yellow fever vaccine) specifying polio vaccination in the past 12 months. » read more

ICGP confirms reduction in professional competency fees

The Irish Medical Council endorsed the ICGPs recommendation to reduce the PCS fee from €267 to €240 pa. » read more

ICGP sets out the standards for the appropriate reform of primary care

Irish College of General Practitioners Annual Conference & AGM 2014 » read more