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Forum January 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: The Primary Care review currently being undertaken by the Department of Health will require vision and tolerance of uncertainty , Dr Niall Maguire
News & Views: College to recruit MICGP examiners, Call for doubling of GP trainee numbers, Increased medical accountability sought, Positive benefits of nurse practitioners, Angry response to extension of medical card scheme, New tutors for STAG, ICGP regionalisation plans welcomed, Health Board funding needed for surgery equipment, Sexuality awareness campaign launched, Legal view on opportunistic vaccination
Cover Story: Outline of the proposed competence assurance scheme and the opinions of GPs on the future role of the ICGP in this process, Sheelagh Prosser
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Finance: There are several changes in the recent Budget which will affect General Practice, Dermot Folan
Computers: Computer courses available to GPs who want to get to grips with the practice computer in the New Year, Brian Meade
Counselling: The extent of alcohol abuse among doctors, Rolande Anderson
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Research: There is a need to improve the way we detect, manage and treat hypertension, Gavin Treanor
Open Forum: An out of hours scheme in Athlone which employs a nurse triage system to relieve GP workload, John Lally
Vaccination: GPs have a central role in maximising the vaccination uptake rate and encouraging defaulters to come forward, Moira Cassidy
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: The highs and lows of the past year, and all the extra activities that it brought are pointless if our patients are not helped, Dr John Latham
UK View: The government's ludicrous plans to regulate even the most modest gifts received by GPs, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 18
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 59
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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