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Forum February 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: We must be very clear in the thinking behind manpower experiments if we are to value General Practice for what it is rather than what it might be, Dr Niall Maguire
News: GPs prepared to abandon vaccination scheme, Women's Health roadshow to take to the streets, Practice on the mend after arson attack, Demand for flashing lights for emergency GP calls, Smoking cessation workshops to run nationwide, Further education essential to diabetes care, Practical training in minor surgery, Call for review of monitoring death certs
Cover Story: This month, the ICGP and the IMO launch their joint vision for the future of General Practice, Geraldine Meagan
Open Forum: Although their role is not yet clearly defined, the recent introduction of nurse practitioners to Northern Ireland has already proved a success with both patients and doctors, Siobhan O'Neill
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Computers: Internet and email can provide instant information for the beleaguered GP, Brian Meade
Research: A recent study shows that GPs are unsure of the role of counselling psychology and a clearer understanding is needed to improve patient care, Tara Aughey
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Vaccination: When vaccinating in the surgery, the motto is 'Be prepared' according to the ICGP's recently launched vaccination guidelines, Moira Cassidy
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: Even after a 'hard day at the office', it is important not to forget the complex, individual and meaningful nature of the consultation in General Practice, Dr John Latham
Doctor's Diary: Sometimes taking a direct approach can be the best way to get through to your male patients, often with miraculous results, Dr Hugh Dennison
Uk View: Report on an experimental study which looked at how GPs might control hospital waiting lists, including through the use of an online appointment system, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 18
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 59
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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