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Forum October 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: GP co-ops are not necessarily the answer to all out-of-hours ills, Dr Niall Maguire
News: National Health Strategy postpones until mid October, GP concern over psychiatric patients sleeping on floor, Consent may not be needed for national patient register, Pharmacists agree to help trace TB, Patients diverted from A&E by EastDoc co-op, Women's Health programme seeks co-ordinator
Letters: Laying the blame for shortcomings in the primary healthcare system, GPs asked views on barriers to vaccination uptake
Analysis: GP co-operatives may offer a solution to the overworked and isolated doctor, Jim Clarke
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
GP Research Workshop: The diverstiy of research and innovative presentation at the European Practice Workshop, Dr Karena Hanley
My Place: In the first of a new series on practices around the country, Jim Clarke profiles Paul Neary, whose surgery in Dundalk is piloting an academic practice model
Open Forum: The humanitarian and medico-legal dilemmas surrounding house calls, Dr Conor Moloney
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Dermatology: The various clinical presentations and trigger factors associated with psoriasis are outlined, Dr Johnny Loughnane
Research: There are shortfalls in the clinical practice surrounding the management of UTIs in children, Dr Richard Aboud
Vaccination: This year's National Influenza Campaign is targeting healthworkers to encourage those at risk to avail of the vaccine, Moira Cassidy
Webwatch: In a new series surveying health portals, Jim Clarke compares and contrasts the health boards' websites
Pharmaceutical Update: News from the industry
Clinical Review Service: A selection of reviews of papers from the world's leading medical journals
Distance Learning: Rheumatology: Recent advances in the management of rheumatoid arthritis
Latham at Large: Power sharing and good communication are hindered when patients have a shopping trolley approach to dispensing, Dr John Latham
UK View: The BMA proposes a mass exodus from the NHS; for the GP at coalface this may not be such a zany idea, 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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