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Submission of the Irish College of General Practitioners to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health in Relation to Primary Care Expansion: Building capacity in GP led Primary Care: Essential for health system transformation and sustainable health care

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2017


Section 1 - Opening statement
Stronger primary care
Action points identified by the ICGP

Section 2 - Briefing document
ICGP perspectives on the expansion of primary care
Primary care teams and general practice teams
Primary care centres
GP diagnostics
Approach towards complex medical needs and long term illnesses
Strategic focus on building nursing home care and social care
Further development of GP co-operatives
Non GP led elements of primary care
Secondary care factors relevant to expansion of primary care
List of appended documents


On Wednesday 29 November, two representatives of the ICGP, Dr Brendan O'Shea, Director of the Post Graduate Research Centre, and Dr Mark Murphy, Chair of Communications, attended the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health in relation to 'Primary Care Expansion' as recommended in the Sláintecare Report produced by the then Committee on the Future of Healthcare.

Format Download
Keywords health policy, strategic planning, primary care
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification health policy
Pages 11
Categories: Reports, Irish Content, ICGP Resources
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