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Forum June 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial:The indiscriminate issuing of free medical cards to the over-70's would be a slap in the face to the more deserving cases, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Large contingent of Irish GPs to attend WONCA, College seeks new director for multicultural support, Positive response to cervical smear refresher course, New book on Irish healthcare services by former ICGP president, Number of meningitis cases falls by more than half
Cover Story: The ICGP's new distance learning programmes are breaking new ground in CME, Dr Margaret O'Riordan
Diploma in Therapeutics: One GP's increased confidence and satisfaction since completing the Diploma in Therapeutics, Dr Eibhlis O'Leary
Open Forum: Former Medical Editor of Forum and GP, Dr Leonard Condren describes the build up to his decision to leave General Practice for good
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Practice Management: Starting off on the right footing will ensure that a partnership or joint practice flourishes, Dermot Folan
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: A national strategy on asthma management in Primary Care is vital if we are to bring the disease under control, Dr Reggie Spelman
Alcohol Counselling: A dual diagnosis of alcoholism and depression presents an increasing challenge to the health services, Rolande Anderson
Research: The Cardiovascular Strategy may have all but overlooked General Practice but Dr Michael Kingston's award-winning study shows that GPs can help to alter the modifiable risk factors for heart disease
Vaccination: While the licensing of new combination vaccines will be welcomed by most GPs, in practice it may not be without its difficulties, Moira Cassidy
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Doctor's Diary: Amidst false promises of big cash prizes, Dr Hugh Dennison ponders that there's a sucker born every minute, except when it comes to taking up a post as a rural GP
Latham at Large: While morale in General Practice is currently at an all time low, extracts from an old diary prove that we've certainly come a long way since the early 1980's, Dr John Latham
UK View: Despite the upcoming UK elections, the time is right for GPs and social workers to continue to keep trying to work together, 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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