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Forum June 2000

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2000


Editorial: As well as being advocates for our patients, we as doctors should adopt the role of advocacy on behalf of asylum seekers and economic migrants, Dr Leonard Condren
News: Comprehensive coverage of the College AGM, Joint IMO/ICGP strategy sets out GPs' priorities for future, Madden takes over as College president, Three new ICGP publications, Hot debate on VHI at AGM, Pilot study proposed for cardiovascular strategy
Letters: Who deals with dental emergencies? Role of GP in litigation process
Cover Story: As frequent witnesses to life in its rawest state, GPs can help socially deprived patients by becoming their advocates, Fr Harry Bohan told the College AGM, in one of the key presentations on social inequality and access to healthcare
ICGP AGM: A two-page pictorial review of the College AGM in Kilkenny last month
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Computers: You don't need to be a computer whizz to make the right choice when buying a practice computer- common sense and knowing the right questions to ask is more important, Dr Brian Meade
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Clinical Review: Allowing protected time through a GP clinic proved beneficial for the management of type II diabetes in a Waterford practice, Dr Alasdair Fitzgerald
Pain Management: While pain may not always be curable, it should nevertheless be treatable in a pain clinic, Drs Tom Fogarty and Tomas Corcoran
Vaccination: Irish people travelling to at-risk destinations are failing to have themselves vaccinated against highly infectious diseases, Geraldine Meagan
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: "My name is Dr X and I am singlehanded and non-computerised"......Dr Hugh Dennison recounts various tales from the College AGM in Kilkenny
UK View: Dr Rob Walker warns of the end to continuity of care as we know it in the UK, forecasting its replacement with a computerised version


ICGP journal supplement

Format Print
Keywords periodicals
Publisher MedMedia Ltd
Classification periodicals
Volume 17
Edition First
ISSN 0790-9977
Pages 63
Categories: Irish Content, Forum, ICGP Resources
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