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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

Budget 2017 has failed to deliver for patients and Irish general practice

Budget 2017 has not addressed the issues raised by the Irish College of General Practitioners in its pre-Budget submission. » read more

ICGP address to the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

On Wednesday 28 September 2016, the ICGP addressed the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare. » read more

ICGP/HSE guide to referring patients abroad under the EU Cross Border Directive

This guide advises ICGP members in relation to the introduction of the Cross Border Directive (CBD) which allows patients access care in another EU/EEA jurisdiction, which the patient would have been entitled to in Ireland, but wishes for one reason or another, to access care abroad, and to be reimbursed for that care by the HSE. » read more

ICGP Pre-budget Submission 2017

The ICGP published its pre-budget submission on Wednesday 31 August 2016. » read more

College meeting with Minister for Health Simon Harris

On Wednesday 24 August 2016, representatives from the College met with Minister for Health, Mr Simon Harris TD, at the Department of Health. » 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

HRT and breast cancer risk has hit the headlines again

How should we explain this recent study to our patients? Read an analysis by an ICGP expert and opinions from the RCOG and BMS. » read more