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Analysis of the NAGP’s Proposed Feasbility Study of GPs Dispensing

May 17 2016

A summary of some of the media analysis of the NAGP's Proposed Feasbility Study of GPs dispensing the most common prescription medicines directly.

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Funding to Primary Care is needed to Tackle the ED Waiting Times

May 16 2016

The National Association of General Practitioners is very concerned with the latest figures for Emergency Department waiting time as they show obvious patient safety issues with inadequate care pathways from the community to hospitals.

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NAGP Welcome Increased GP Capacity

May 12 2016

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has welcomed the Government’s plan to increase GP capacity in the Programme for Government. The NAGP, which represents almost 1600 GPs, said that consultation and negotiation with doctors’ representatives is crucial.

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NAGP Welcome 10 Year Consensus on Health

May 06 2016

Following months of campaigning, the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) are pleased to see their proposal for a ‘Tallaght Strategy’ for health and 10-year consensus among stakeholders is now a part of the Programme for Government.

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GPs Warn 10 Year Consensus Needed

May 04 2016

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has expressed surprise at the lack of emphasis placed by the Fianna Fail/ Fine Gael document on the ongoing healthcare crisis with only two points addressing health.
The organisation has welcomed the inclusion of an agreement that health expenditure be based on a 5 year HSE service plan as a step in the right direction. However, the NAGP has cautioned that the 10-year plan, with consensus from all stakeholders, it has been calling for is required.

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Delay in Rural Practice Allowance is Unacceptable

May 03 2016

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) have said that the delay in delivering the increased Rural Practice Allowance (RPA) and “special type consultations ” is unacceptable

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The NAGP is the voice of General Practice. The AGP has been relaunched as the NAGP in order to represent the interests of general practitioners, to help shape the future of primary care and to engage in activities that improve patient outcomes.


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