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Forum November 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: While litigation may line our patients' pockets, what is it doing for the fabric of our society, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Foum welcomes new medical editor, Opportunistic vaccination at GPs' discretion, says College, Litigation theme of forthcoming Annual Scientific Meeting, Mid West GPs in pilot cervical screening service, New editor for health website, Proposal for Cork regionalisation scheme
Letters: Assisting examining doctors may keep you out of court, A&E consultant writes back, Top marks for legal report course
Cover Story: While the implementation of the meningococcal C vaccination scheme is welcome in all quarters , many GPs are experiencing real difficulties at the coalface, Moira Cassidy
Computers: Dr Brian Meade outlines how to update your computer programme for the new meningitis C vaccination scheme
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Open Forum: Dr John Latham gives an overview of an innovative practice partnership initiative in the south inner city area of Dublin, which aims to provide better care for patients
Medico-legal: GPs need to become more familiar with the workings of the legal system and what is required of them, Dr Michael Dunne
Counselling: Dr Emer Loughrey outlines some pointers on how to break bad news to patients
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Vaccination: As we approach the winter, increased vaccination commitments mean a huge challenge for GPs, Dr Ray O'Connor
Pain Management: Understanding the way patients relate to and experience their pain is a useful tool in its treatment, Dr Conor O'Toole
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: Having medical students in the practice opens the door to a whole wealth of experience and enlightenment, Dr John Latham
UK View: While the public grilling of GP services is not to be welcomed, some form of regular assessment within the practice is no bad thing, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 67
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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