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Forum March 2002

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2002


Editorial: Can we afford the costs involved in national screening initiatives, especially in the current climate, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Call for clarification on competence assurance agenda, Three vaccines for election to Council, Network of occupational health carers for GPs, College to appoint central administrator for SHB region, Practices sought for alcohol awareness study, Data Protection Act to include paper medical records, CME small group system under pressure
Cover Story: The developing role of the practice nurse will have implications throughout General Practice, Pauline Joyce
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
My Place: A look at the practice of Drs Brendan Coffey and Pascal O'Dea in Bagenalstown, Moira Cassidy
Open Forum: The controversy surrounding the UK breast screening programme, Dr Robert Jarvis
Research: Call for GPs to participate in a study on the link between health and economic status
Webwatch: Websites of hospitals around the country
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
ENT Workshop: A new series on common ENT problems outlining the management of some typical cases and conditions, Mr Peter Walshe and Dr Mona Thornton
Clinical Review: Hepatitis C is likely to pose a major challenge in the care of drug abuse patients, Dr Walter Cullen
Research: The results of the national study on suicide in Ireland, Dr Conor Geaney
Women's Health: Reported benefits of mammography need closer scrutiny, Dr Josephine Kiernan
Counselling: Cognitive therapy is a practical way of treating people with emotional problems, Dr Declan Fox
Vaccination: Recent meeting of the National Immunisation Committee explored evidence of the safety of MMR, Moira Cassidy
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Neurology: The prevention and management of stroke at Primary Care level
Latham at Large: What would it be like to work in a practice devoid of psychological problems?, Dr John Latham
UK View: There is a possibility that the new local Primary Care Trusts could lead to tribal warfare, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 19
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 73
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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