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Press Releases / Statements 2017

Season's Greetings to All ICGP Members

On behalf of the College, I would like to thank all our members for their commitment and support of the College. » read more

Crisis in Irish mental health services is also a crisis in general practice, says the Irish College of General Practitioners

The crisis in mental health services in Ireland has become a crisis in general practice according to the Irish College of General Practice (ICGP), which presented a detailed submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Mental Health in relation to GP-led primary care expansion on Thursday 14 December. » read more

Statement from the Irish College of General Practitioners regarding the death of Milly Tuomey

The Irish College of General Practitioners expresses its sympathy on the death by suicide of Milly Tuomey, whose inquest was covered in the media on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 December. » read more

Irish College of General Practitioners attends Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health to discuss expansion of primary care

ICGP Submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health in Relation to Primary Care Expansion » read more

Applications for GP training places have increased by almost 50%

Social media campaign successful in highlighting the advantages of being a GP. » read more

Saturday 18 November is European Antibiotic Awareness Day

Irish College of General Practitioners highlights the misuse of antibiotics on European Antibiotic Awareness Day » read more

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’ 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

Irish College Of General Practitioners calls for support for the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

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