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Confidence in General Practitioners Welcomed

The National Association of General Practitioners has welcomed the recently launched MSD Ireland/ Ipsos MRBI survey which found that GPs were the most trusted healthcare professional. In the survey of 1000 people, 86% said they had confidence in their local GP. 53% said they were ‘very confident’ in their local GP. NAGP CEO, Mr. Chris [...]

10th October, 2016|

NAGP Charity Ball Raises €16,200 for Mid West Simon

The National Association of General Practitioners’ Inaugural Gala Charity Ball raised more than €16,000 for Mid West Simon. The ball took place on the 24th September in the Strand Hotel, Limerick. With music by the Sugar Factory, 250 people enjoyed a drinks reception and banquet before dancing the night away. Mid West Simon reaches out [...]

6th October, 2016|

NAGP Clinical Meetings Calendar 2016

The National Associations of general Practitioners (NAGP) are hosting a series of nationwide clinical meetings this Autumn.

1st October, 2016|

Delay in Rural Practice Allowance is Unacceptable

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. Mr Chris Goodey, NAGP CEO, said "The announcement of the Rural Practice Allowance scheme came just days before the general election, in which Dr Harty and Dr. Cowley [...]

13th September, 2016|

NAGP Welcome Increased GP Capacity

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. Dr. Emmet Kerin, NAGP President, said, “I welcome the Government’s plan to increase GP capacity. If properly [...]

13th September, 2016|

Delay in Rural Practice Allowance is Unacceptable

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. Mr Chris Goodey, NAGP CEO, said "The announcement of the Rural Practice Allowance scheme came just days before the general election, in which Dr Harty and Dr. Cowley [...]

12th September, 2016|

Annual Gala Charity Ball in aid of the Simon Community

The NAGP welcome the news that, to date, 292 doctors have received confirmation from the HSE that they have met the criteria for the Rural Practice Allowance.

12th September, 2016|

NAGP Charity Ball set for Limerick

The National Association of General Practitioners are set to host a black-tie gala charity ball in Limerick on the 24th September in aid of the Mid West Simon Community. The inaugural ball will take place in the Strand Hotel starting with a drinks reception at 6pm followed by dinner and live music by Sugar Factory. [...]

9th September, 2016|

NAGP Concerned for 531000 Patients Waiting for Care

- Family doctor service cannot act as back-up system for overwhelmed hospitals - Hospital overcrowding and increasing waiting times will create more pressure on GPs - Family doctor service is at capacity and cannot cope with influx of emergencies - Resourcing GPs must be addressed urgently to help reduce increasing waiting lists - General Practice [...]

8th September, 2016|

Clinical Meetings and Open Consultations on GMS Contract Underway

In Limerick, GPs benefited from worthwhile talks from Professor Austin Stack, Dr. Lucia Gannon and Dr. Rose Fitzgerald on cardiovascular care, womens’ health and vaccinations. Dr. Emmet Kerin, NAGP President, chaired an energetic discussion on terms and conditions of a new GP contract. The Hermitage Clinic in Dublin welcomed more than 50 GPs to hear [...]

7th September, 2016|