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Forum December 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: Amidst flawed arguments in support of the GP's gatekeeping role, perhaps it is time for GPs to let go and rebrand themselves as specialists, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Dangers of allowing unregistered EU health professionals to practise highlighted, ICGP launches Healthcare Support Network for GPs, Anticoagulation combined care cards aim to prevent errors, MICGP conferring ceremony, College dermatology training video available shortly
Cover Story: Irish GPs will follow close on the heels of their New Zealand counterparts as they face the challenges of implementing the Primary Care Strategy, Anne Henrichsen
My Place: A rural practice may be nothing unusual but in the heart of suburbia it takes on a whole new complexion, Moira Cassidy
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Women's Health: The Saffron/ICGP guide to the menopause has undergone a timely revision, Anne Henrichsen
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Distance Learning: Vascular disease: Management of lower limb arterial disease
Dermatology: While living conditions have improved greatly, this has had the side-effect of giving rise to an increase in atopic eczema, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Vaccination: Health professionals consider 'negative media' to be the most important factor affecting uptake, according to the results of a recent study in the SHB region
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: For many patients the surgery waiting room is an extension of their social network, Dr John Latham
UK View: GPs need to decide the basis of their relationships with the new breed of primary care managers, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 47
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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