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Forum April 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: Is the pathetic record of our consultant-led services as regards waiting lists largely of our own making, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Part-time PhD programme under consideration for GPs, Women's Health Roadshow to open College AGM, GP fund-raising CD exceeds target, GPs needs are central to effective IT strategy, Report from ICGP Drug Misuse conference, College forms PR strategy in run-up to general election
Cover Story: As measuring the quality of care in General Practice takes on increasing importance, initiatives in the North West have shown how this can be put into practice, Maeve MacDermott
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Practice Management: Pensions are one way of providing incentives to retain existing practice staff, Tom Kennedy
My Place: Single-handed GP, Dr Declan O'Brien has taken over the helm of what was once his father's practice, Geraldine Meagan
Counselling: Scheme in Cornwall where GPs and counsellors have joined forces to treat patients with alcohol problems, Rolande Anderson
Research: A recent Western Health Board study assessed for the first time the level of cardiovascular risk in a sample population using the computer program 'Cardiorisk', Maura O'Shea, Dr Dennis Egan, David Evans and Dr John McCormack
Webwatch: Surveillance sites and research resources, Jim Clarke
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: Many polio survivors may develop new symptoms after decades of stable functioning, Dr John Latham
ENT Workshop: The management of some typical cases and conditions, Mr Peter Walshe and Dr Mona Thornton
Women's Health: Treatment of genital warts is aimed at improving physical and psychological symptoms, Drs Gerard Sheehan and Anthony Ryan
Dermatology: With the advent of multidisciplinary teams, perhaps it is time for the GP to get more involved in the management of leg ulcers, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Vaccination: Football enthusiasts travelling East this summer will need to be advised of any ailments they may encounter, Dr Conor Maguire
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Mental health: Suicide prevention in General Practice
Doctor's Diary: Whether microchip meltdown or microbiological timebombs, life is full of surprises, Dr Hugh Dennison
Latham at Large: Some good reasons why young doctors should choose an inner city practice, though persuading new blood would be easier with the aid of investment schemes in the areas, Dr John Latham
UK View: Innovative schemes in the UK are helping to parachute young GPs into deprived areas, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 83
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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