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Forum December 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: Key attitudes that underpin Irish General Practice were reviewed and reaffirmed at the recent ICGP scientific meeting, Dr Niall Maguire
News: A strategy to offset GP shortages is required, Economist calls for modernisation of General Practice, Study confirms GPs potential role in suicide prevention, Cognitive therapy techniques easy to learn
Cover Story: The 18th Annual Scientific Meeting on Maintaining Professional Independence in General Practice was held recently, Moira Cassidy
Analysis: The new government strategy document: Primary Care: A New Direction recognises the central role primary care must play in a modern health system, Dr Tony Holohan
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
My Place: Jim Clarke visits a practice in Galway city which is manned by four GPs with various special interests
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: Ireland is conspicuous by its low rate of notification of Legionnaires' disease, Dr John Cuddihy
Health Promotion: The new ICGP/STAG training workshops will enable GPs to intervene with patients who smoke, Drs Prannie Rhatigan and Michelle Egan
Research: In cases of suspected sexual abuse consensus on mandatory reporting is conspicuously absent, Gerry Agnew and Dr Emma Nelson
Vaccination: The steps needed to upgrade GP Mac software in line with the new immunisation schedule, Dr Brian Meade
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Women's Health: Fractures and bone disease
Doctor's Diary: An addiction to chewing gum seems to be a prerequisite for football managers, Dr Hugh Dennison
Latham at Large: The link between love and health, Dr John Latham
UK View: Prescribing budgets are causing problems again, and GPs are in the firing line, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 18
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 67
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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