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Article on Out of Hours Services

Int J Ment Health Syst. 2018 Oct 13;12:56. doi: 10.1186/s13033-018-0235-x. eCollection 2018. Health system changes needed to support people consulting general practice out of hours services in Ireland. Collins C, O'Shea MT, Cunniffe J, Finegan P. » read more

Article on the CCT of the MICGP

BJGP Open 2018; 2 (3): bjgpopen18X101605. The candidate perspective of the clinical competency test (CCT) of the MICGP examination: a mixed-methods study. Foley T, McLoughlin K, Walsh EK, Leggett P, O'Reilly M, Owens M, Jennings AA. » read more

Article on Patient Self-Management Education of Primary Care Professionals

BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Sep 29;19(1):163. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0847-x. Does patient self-management education of primary care professionals improve patient outcomes: a systematic review. Rochfort A, Beirne S, Doran G, Patton P, Gensichen J, Kunnamo I, Smith S, Eriksson T, Collins C. » read more

Article on Secure Email Service (Healthmail)

Universal Journal of Public Health 2018;5:284-297. An Evaluation of a Secure Email Service (Healthmail): a Cross-Sectional Survey of Irish GPs. Larkin J, Pericin I, O'Mahoney B, Hull K, Collins C. » read more

Highlighting Irish Research Articles

The ICGP library are showcasing Irish research articles found in reputable journals on a monthly basis. » read more

Article on GP perspectives on and attitudes toward the MTP in Ireland

Heroin Addiction and Related Clinical Problems, 2016 August; 18 (4): 43-50. General Practitioner perspectives on and attitudes toward the methadone treatment programme in Ireland. Delargy, I, O'Shea, M.T., Van Hout, M.C. and Collins, C. » read more

Article on Irish GP attitudes towards decriminalisation and medical use of cannabis

Harm Reduct J. 2017 Jan 13;14(1):4. doi: 10.1186/s12954-016-0129-7. Irish general practitioner attitudes toward decriminalisation and medical use of cannabis: results from a national survey. Crowley D, Collins C, Delargy I, Laird E, Van Hout MC. » read more

Article on Opioid Dependency in Primary Care

BMC Fam Pract. 2018 Jun 30;19(1):103. doi: 10.1186/s12875-018-0792-8. Optimising treatment in opioid dependency in primary care: results from a national key stakeholder and expert focus group in Ireland. Van Hout MC, Crowley D, McBride A, Delargy I. » read more

Article on Self-Audit of Methadone Treatment

BMC Med Educ. 2018 Jun 27;18(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s12909-018-1259-2. Piloting online self-audit of methadone treatment in Irish general practice: results,reflections and educational outcomes. Van Hout MC, Crowley D, McBride A, Delargy I. » read more

HEAR Newsletter - May 2018: Focus on Bereavement

Image for article titled 'HEAR Newsletter - May 2018: Focus on Bereavement' The latest edition of HEAR (Health Evidence Awareness Report) is now available. » read more

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