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Forum October 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: Our national immunisation service deserves to be emulated and extended to other areas of personal medical care, Dr Niall Maguire
News: College calls on members for input into five year strategy, Director appointed to lead Cardiovascular Strategy, New multicultural project underway at ICGP, Health in Practice programme to launch guides to networks
Letters: Closure of county hospitals, Treatment of Parkinson's disease
Cover Story: Despite all the recent advances in practice organisation and equipment, recent research on the western seaboard reveals that out-of-hours commitments continue to impact hugely on GP families, Nuala Cuddy, Anne Marie Keane and Andrew Murphy
Legal Column: The legal criteria governing patient medical records will be tightened up considerably with the enactment of the Data Protection Bill 2002, Kieran Doran
My Place: Immersed in a long history of medicine, Swan Park General Practice in Monaghan is coping well despite the knock-on effects of the closure of A&E services at the town's general hospital, Moira Cassidy
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Research: A recent study into multiple sclerosis in Wexford found a higher prevalence than previously thought, Dr Christopher McGuigan and Prof Michael Hutchinson
Women's Health: Antenatal depression is a somewhat neglected subject but it is probably as common as postpartum depression, Dr Siobhan Barry
Dermatology: Newer topical agents for the treatment of psoriasis in General Practice, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Asthma: Use of aerosol inhalation monitors improves inhaler technique, Dr Jean Murphy and Nuala Prenderville
Vaccination: The latest National Immunisation Guidelines are an essential reference guide for every practice, Dr Dermot Nolan
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Vaccination: Achieving childhood immunisation targets
Latham at Large: My faith in conventional medicine was renewed recently following a stint as an insider viewing a consultation from the outside, Dr John Latham
UK View: GPs with a special interest are to get the opportunity to offer extended services in their practices.......if all goes according to the NHS Plan, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 59
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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