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Forum September 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: A call to all GPs to take an active part in deciding the scope and direction of any possible changes in the health sector, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Much work needed prior to completion of new National Health Strategy, Therapeutics Diploma heads for Malta, Women's Health Roadshow goes nationwide, X-ray referrals cut by a third, Good response to ICGP national conference on alcohol problems, Increasing demand for computer training
Letters: An open letter to the Minister on the subject of new over-70 GMS patients
Cover Story: While the ICGP is willing to play its part in building a better health system, it stresses that any reforms should improve General Practice and not merely solve the problems of the hospital sector
Careers: There is a need to work on rebuilding General Practice's allure as a career option, Prof Tom O'Dowd
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Practice Finance: A new template from the ICGP is a simple first step towards computerised accounts, Dr Emer Loughrey
Student Health: Student health services are well placed to deal with any health and wellbeing problems that present during the transitional period between adolescence and adulthood, Dr David Thomas
Computers: While computers will not necessarily change the quality of patient care, their influence could be considerable if not revolutionary, Dr Dolores Liddy
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Dermatology: GPs and practice nurses play an essential role in helping patients with skin conditions to achieve a better quality of life, Mary Kelly
Vaccination: The weapons in a battle against malaria are constantly being updated, Dr Elizabeth Gallagher
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: Dr Hugh Dennison ponders how much less burdensome we would all be on the State if we retired from life at the same time as from work
Latham at Large: Alternative therapies are not 'bad' in principle, but where is the proof that they work, Dr John Latham
UK View: An account of how recent healthcare reforms are faring in the UK, 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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