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Educational Programmes

The ICGP has a number of educational programmes and groups which specialise in different areas that are key to Irish general practice.

Click the links below for more information on each programme. 

Women's Health

The Women's Health Programme aims to provide high quality educational opportunities in women's health topics for GPs, practice nurses and other healthcare professionals in a timely manner that are accessible, applicable, responsive and relevant to day-to-day workload. >> read more

Addiction Management in Primary Care

As general practitioners are ideally placed to identify people with addiction problems, they need to be aware of the extent and consequences of these problems to the health of the individual, and the effect on their families and society. >> read more


The aim of the GPIT Group is to promote the eHealth agenda in Ireland, in particular electronic communications and interoperability between GP and health service information systems. >> read more

Mental Health

The Mental Health Programme provides clinical advice and support in the development of educational initiatives in primary care and contributes advice from a GP perspective into national policy and programme developments. » read more

Global Health

The ICGP Global Health Group focuses on improving the health of those living in low and middle income countries (LMIC) previously known as the developing world.  » read more


Irish GPs experience difficulty in diagnosing and disclosing a diagnosis of dementia to their patients citing difficulties differentiating normal ageing from symptoms of dementia, lack of confidence and concerns about the impact of the diagnosis on the patient. » read more