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ICGP in the News

Press Releases / Statements 2017

Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD launches 'Audit Report of the Midland Diabetes Structured Care Programme'

New report shows how major savings can be achieved in management of diabetes by general practitioners. » read more

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

Professional body for general practitioners makes urgent call for increased investment in primary care to avoid waiting lists for appointments

Family doctors welcome the focus on primary care in the report on the future of healthcare published today. » read more

World Family Doctor Day highlights depression and suicide in teenagers

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

Irish family doctors warned of “real threat” to their practice computer systems from new worldwide virus

Family doctors have been warned not to open their practice computers on Monday until they are certain their anti-virus security systems are up to date. » read more

‘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

General practitioners to discuss how advances in technology can improve and influence patient care

The Annual General Meeting the Irish College of General Practitioners will take place in the Clayton White's Hotel in Wexford on Friday 12th to Sunday the 14th May. » 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

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