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Forum June 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: Public complacency on health inequalities says a lot about attitudes towards the health crisis, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Issue of GP training abroad elicits lively debate at AGM, Health in Practice programme launched, College seeks director to head up cardiovascular prevention project, Executive 'brainstorming' session to draw up five year College strategy
Letters: Photography and upper GI disorders, Forum's improved design, Folic acid dosage
Cover Story: ICGP AGM 2002: Fears about the demise of personal GP care under the Primary Care Strategy and scepticism about funding its plans were recurring issues at the ICGP AGM in Galway last month, Geraldine Meagan
Foundation Lecture: The buck stops with the GP when it comes to patient care, Dr Rita Doyle
My Place: How the partnership between Lifford Health Centre and the local health board fits into the Primary Care Strategy, Dr Martin Coyne
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Conference Report: A recent public information seminar heard that migraine is now classed among the top twenty disabling conditions in the world, Frances Vickers
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Women's Health: The key to a happy and successful breastfeeding experience is correct positioning, Nicola Clarke, Triona Lucey and Sandra Tighe
Clinical Review: Joint injection with corticosteroids can provide great relief of symptoms, Dr Aidan O'Colmain
Dermatology: The agents used to help henna tattoos 'take' can cause severe allergic reactions, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Vaccination: The need for the safe transportation and storage of vaccines is highlighted in a recent health board CEO report, Moira Cassidy
Clinical Review: Common fractures presenting in General Practice, Dr Mary O'Flynn
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Urology: The management of enuresis
Latham at Large: A recent trip to attend a diabetes conference abroad revealed an enthusiasm among fellow doctors that has invigorated my clinical practice, Dr John Latham
UK View: Instead of streamlining the GMS contract, the government's proposals are piecemeal and so-called 'additional' elements of care which are proposed are really the essence of General Practice, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 67
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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