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Almost one in five of newly-trained GPs have already emigrated, according to latest survey of recent GP graduates and trainees

A further 17% of recent graduates are considering emigration, survey finds. » read more

ICGP welcomes the publication of 'Building a Better GP and Primary Care Service' by the HSE

The ICGP welcomes the publication of 'Building a better GP and Primary Care Service,' by the HSE, which was commissioned against the background of a new contractual framework for general practice. » read more

ICGP cautiously welcomes Minister Harris's initiative to reverse the FEMPI cuts, but warns the reversal must happen sooner than 2019

On 7 November, Minister for Health Simon Harris TD announced his Department will begin to engage on fees for contracted health professionals, including general practitioners who provide services to medical card holders and other schemes. » read more

ICGP calls for support for the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, which returns to the Seanad on Wednesday 8 November, aims to tackle Ireland's harmful relationship with alcohol. » read more

ICGP Graduation Ceremony 2017

The College's 2017 Graduation Ceremony took place on 4 November in Croke Park, Dublin. » read more

Social media campaign and dedicated website launched to highlight a career in general practice - #BEaGP

The ICGP has launched a dedicated website, video series and social media campaign on Facebook and Twitter to encourage medical graduates to become general practitioners. » read more

ICGP Oireachtas presentations

See this article for details. » read more

ICGP submission to Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment

On 12 October, the College presented its submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. » read more

Irish College of GPs criticises Budget 2018 for failure to build capacity in general practice as national manpower crisis looms

The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP), the professional and training body for Irish GPs, has predicted that the failure to provide resources for a new GP contract in Budget 2018 will have a detrimental impact on those on lower incomes, and increase pressure on the acute hospital sector. » read more

ICGP Membership Survey 2017

The ICGP has emailed College members a link to a survey to gauge opinion on how the College is serving its members. » read more