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Sunday Business Post article: 'General practice must be at the heart of a reformed healthcare system' - ICGP

With vision and investment our health service could change for the better, writes Dr Mark Murphy of the Irish College of General Practitioners » read more

EGPRN Conference 2017 - Dublin

19-22 October 2017, Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin » read more

ICGP welcomes focus on primary care in Oireachtas report

College welcomes Slaintecare report's emphasis on primary care, but predicts waiting lists for GPs without resources. » read more

World Family Doctor Day highlights depression & suicide in teenagers

Irish family doctors call for more psychological support for families with self-harming teenagers. » read more

Press release: 'Remote' digital and video care will not reduce hospital admissions or replace the management of chronic illness, say family doctors

The professional and training body for Irish family doctors has predicted that remote video consultations will be unsuitable for the vast majority of people requiring care, and will not reduce hospital admissions, even though they will have a role in the future. » read more

Dr Mark Murphy previews the 2017 Annual Conference & AGM

Dr Mark Murphy, chair of communications at the Irish College of General Practitioners, previews this year's Annual Conference & AGM, which will be held in Clayton White's Hotel in Wexford on 12 - 14 May. » read more

New Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2017 – Advice for GP prescribing

The most significant effect of the new regulations (due to come into effect on May 5th) is in relation to benzodiazepines and z-drugs. » read more

Out of the Doctor's Bag Exhibition

This joint exhibition is taking place between the ICGP and the RCPI in the RCPI on Kildare Street from early April and will remain in place throughout 2017. » read more

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

Manpower shortage and stress on family doctors to be highlighted at major patient safety conference in Dublin. » read more