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Forum September 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: A national survey of the level of GP dissatisfaction with A&E departments would fit comfortably with our role of advocacy on behalf of our patients, Dr Leonard Condren
News: AIDS strategy highlights need for cultural-specific services, National campaign to promote influenza vaccination, Placements sought for practice nurse students, Coup for Midland GP training scheme, Alcohol programme task group set up
Letters: Direct action needed to stem deterioration of health services
Cover Story: Two Dublin GPs take an innovative approach to extending their practice premises while simultaneously responding to local needs, Moira Cassidy
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
E-Health: The new homepage for Irish health,, is potentially a valuable component to the work of GPs and other health professionals on health education and health promotion, Geraldine Meagan
Computers: Creating customised templates for standard letters will ultimately save your practice a considerable amount of time, Dr Brian Meade
Medico-legal: Like many GPs, writing a medico-legal reoport was not something that rested easy on Dr Richard Tobin's shoulders. But since completing an ICGP legal skills course, he believes he will be a more confident expert witness in the future
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Women's Health: With the increasing demand for GPs with a special interest in Women's Health, the ongoing feminisation of Irish General Practice is timely, Aoife O'Connell
Pain Clinic: Pain assessment tools such as a patient diary are invaluable in measuring how individual patients of various social and cultural backgrounds are coping with and experiencing pain, Laserina O'Connor
Vaccination: The new deal on payment to GPs for influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations should avert another winter of discontent, 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: A recent spell at his young daughter's hospital bedside gave Dr John Latham a glimpse at medicine from the other side of the coin
UK View: Tony Blair's latest national plan to speed up changes in the NHS contains much that will affect General Practice and had set the stage for a heated debate, Dr Rob Walker


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 75
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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