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Forum April 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: Dr Leonard Condren is perplexed by the rate of the disappearance and reappearance of pateints on the various GMS lists, which has left him whistling for payment for many a virtual patient
News: Central role for GPs in new breast screening programme, ICGP appoints occupational health director, Increased demand for legal skills training, Pilot study on adolescent health, Campaign to boost vaccine uptake, Major cross border health conference
Cover Story: In the wake of the recent devastating arson attack on his Waterford practice, Dr Mark Rowe talks about resurrecting his surgery from the ashes and learning from experience
Computers: A simple guide to creating your own practice information leaflets, Dr Brian Meade
Open Forum: The roles of eligibiliey thresholds, private health insurance and social insurance will be central to the much needed debate on a more equitable form of primary healthcare for Irish people, Dr Andrew Murphy
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Research: A study of on-call behaviour in the southeast revealed that GP registrars responded with telephone advice twice as often as their GP principals, Dr William Behan
GP Training: The number of new challenges being thrown at the Sligo GP training scheme would leave you breathless, Dr Roddy Quinn
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Research: Drs Frank Hill and Michael Joyce carried out a study to assess the potential of a computerised research network using the management of hypothyroidism as their template
Pain Management: Dr Emer Loughrey outlines the alternatives to morphine when treating pain in cancer patients
Vaccination: Obtaining valid consent before vaccination involves fully informing patients and parents of the risks and procedure involved, John Gilberthorpe
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Latham at Large: Living in the heart of the community in which you practice can produce all sorts of situations, both good and bad, Dr John Latham
UK View: The Shipman case has exposed serious flaws in the system for monitoring GPs professional conduct and has served to put the whole issue of self-regulation into question, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplements

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 67
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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