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PRESS STATEMENT ICGP Pre-Budget Submission 2023

8th September 2022 (for immediate release) ICGP warns of GP workforce crisis as population grows and becomes older. Only one in five (21%) of GP practices can take new GMS patients, and one in four (26%) can take new private patients, ICGP survey shows. Pre Budget...

STATEMENT Response to Medical Council’s Workforce Intelligence Report

The Irish College of General Practitioners, the professional and training body for General Practitioners in Ireland, has responded to the publication of the Medical Council’s Workforce Intelligence Report . ( 2nd September 2022 For immediate release.) The report...

PRESS STATEMENT Response to resignation of Paul Reid

(28th June 2022) In response to the announcement that the HSE Chief Executive Paul Reid is stepping down from his position later this year, the ICGP’s President Dr Paul Armstrong said: “The HSE’s CEO Paul Reid’s decision to step down from his role later this year is a...

Rural WONCA conference issues Limerick Declaration on Rural Healthcare

Limerick Declaration on Rural Healthcare endorsed by World Rural Health Conference June 22nd 2022 The World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA), a global not-for-profit group, with more than half-a-million members in 100 countries met at University Limerick this...

ICGP Annual Conference appoints Dr Paul Armstrong as President

The new President of the Irish College of General Practitioners (June 2022 - May 2023) is Dr Paul Armstrong, a GP in the 7-partner practice in the Lifford and Castlefinn Primary Care Centres in Co Donegal.  Dr Armstrong replaces Prof. Tom O’Dowd, a GP in Tallaght and...

PRESS RELEASE Major International Conference on Rural General Practice calls for urgent action on workforce crisis

Irish College of General Practitioners urges the Minister for Health to establish a  High Level Working Group to develop innovative solutions to the GP workforce and workload crisis. Major international conference on rural general practice in Limerick highlights...

ICGP Annual Conference 2022 Diary Notice & Programme

Irish College of General Practitioners DIARY NOTICE EVENT: Annual Conference of the Irish College of General Practitioners 2022 DATE: Saturday June 18th 2022,  8am to 6.30pm LOCATION: University Concert Hall, University of Limerick campus, Limerick. THEME: “Shaping...

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...

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