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Menopause Patient Information

This list of resources has been assembled by the ICGP's Director of Women's Health, Dr Nóirín O'Herlihy and the ICGP's GP Clinical Lead in Women's Health, Dr Ciara McCarthy. The 5 short videos below are here to give you some general information about Menopause, what...

PRESS RELEASE World Family Doctor Day 2022 celebrates role of Family Doctors

World Family Doctor Day (19 May) celebrates the central role of family doctors in delivery of healthcare with the theme “Family Doctors - Always There to Care”. ICGP urges Government to help find solutions to GP shortages problem. Over 3,500 GPs in Ireland, together...

PRESS RELEASE New Guide on management of domestic violence abuse launched

Wednesday May 18th 2022- embargo 10.30am New guide on management of domestic violence in general practice helps GPs to recognise abuse and advise patients. Minister for Justice Helen McEntee launches new guide for GPs. The Irish College of General Practitioners, the...

PRESS RELEASE ICGP Scales Up New GP Trainer Numbers in Line with General Practice Capacity Needs

Issued by Irish College of General Practitioners - 13 May 2022  ICGP Scales Up New GP Trainer Numbers in Line with General Practice Capacity Needs The ICGP today (Friday, May 13) welcomed over 200 GP trainers to the first in person National Trainers Conference for two...

PRESS RELEASE Spring Meeting of Establishing GPs Explores Future Career Paths

IRISH COLLEGE OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS - Saturday May 7th 2022 Spring Meeting of Establishing GPs Explores Future Career Paths Portfolio Careers a Choice for Future GPs as Group Practices Grow The ICGP Network of Establishing GPs (NEGS) held its spring meeting online...

PRESS RELEASE GPs call for net zero carbon emissions in Irish healthcare

General Practitioners’ Sustainability Working Group calls for a roadmap for Irish  healthcare to achieve net zero carbon emissions, on World Earth Day 2022 (22nd April 2022). Irish healthcare does not measure carbon emissions, in a sector with a significant carbon...

What does the most recent IPCC Report on Climate Change mean for Irish General Practice?

by Dr Seán Owens, Chair, Sustainability Working Group of the Irish College of General Practitioners Every 5 years the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN body for assessing the science relating to climate change, convene and report on the current...

PRESS RELEASE Focus on Women’s Health in General Practice with new Clinical Lead appointment

Irish College of General Practitioners announces appointment of first-ever Clinical Lead in Women’s Health post in Irish general practice. Clinical Lead will drive major expansion in training courses for General Practitioners in sexual and gynaecological health....
Statement Ukraine

ICGP encourages members to support humanitarian aid for Ukraine

The Irish College of General Practitioners, the professional body for general practice in Ireland, has expressed its deep concern at the disastrous impact of the war on the health and safety of the people of Ukraine.  The College expresses its support for our...

PRESS RELEASE ICGP calls for urgent measures to address GP shortages

26th January 2022 - For immediate release. Irish College of General Practitioners reiterates call for a Working Group on Future General Practice to plan for serious GP workforce pressures, in submission to Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health. Committee to discuss...

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