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Press Releases / Statements 2017

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

Family doctors need to heed the warnings of stress and burnout on patient safety in general practice, conference told » read more

Press release: EQuiP Patient Safety Conference

Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th March, Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin » read more

ICGP address to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: warning 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