2016

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 announces the appointment of Mr Fintan Foy as CEO

Mr Foy will take up his role with the ICGP in February 2017. » read more

ICGP statement on HSE consultation and engagement process and online survey ‘Building a Better GP and Primary Care Service - What Matters to You?’

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

ICGP response statement on the HSE's proposal to allow nurses to pronounce death in certain circumstances

The HSE and ICGP are in discussion relating to a HSE proposal to allow nurses to pronounce death in certain circumstances. » 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

This document is the opening statement delivered by the ICGP to the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare on Wednesday 28 September 2016. » read more

ICGP to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

The ICGP has been invited to present to the Committee on chronic disease management on Wednesday 28 September at 11am. » read more

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

This article 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