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Forum April 2001

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2001


Editorial: Just when the health service is on the road to recovery, there is a fear that the economy may force the government to retreat from this era of enlightened policies towards the health sector, Dr Niall Maguire
News: Foot-and-mouth dilemma for AGM 2001, Chairman changeover after six years, Erosion of GMS slated, Anger over vaccine shortages, Survey reveals high level of computer usage among GPs
ICGP AGM 2001: In the first article in our AGM Preview section, incoming ICGP chairman, Dr Richard Brennan sets out his priorities for the next three years
Retired Dun Laoghaire GP, Henry Jack, takes on the role of president
The unbelievable tragedy of AIDS in Africa and tobacco control are just two issues that Dr Michael Boland is determined to tackle during his term as Wonca president
Interview: Will Health Minister, Micheal Martin succeed in quelling the rising unrest among GPs around the country?, Fergal Bowers
Practice Management: Practice-related questions answered
Open Forum: Information leaflets and health websites are useful tools when reinforcing details about specific conditions to patients, Dr Leonard Condren
Et cetera: Miscellany of medical matters
Diary: Round up of meetings and events of interest to GPs
Women's Health: Safer sex and the desire to avoid pregnancy ideally warrant two methods of contraception. A recent survey measured awareness of the 'Double Dutch' approach, Drs Sinead Harrington, Ailis Ni Riain and Sheila Jones
Vaccination: The national immunisation campaign against meningococcal Group C disease highlights the importance of public health measures to control this infection, Dr Mary Horgan
Clinical Review: An outline of the ADAPT approach to the diagnosis and management of arterial disease which has been adopted in Beaumont Hospital, Prof Eoin O'Brien
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: When a patient presents wearing an old ICGP AGM T-shirt, Dr Hugh Dennison indulges in a reverie of the good old days
Latham at Large: For the sake of his incredible number of dentally-challenged patients, Dr John Latham decides he needs to brush up on his knowledge of basic dental medicine
UK View: The latest grand pland introduced in the UK aimed at the local administration of Primary Care, 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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