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Reversal of FEMPI Needed to Alleviate GP Crisis – NAGP Submission

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) have published their pre-budget 2017 submission. The NAGP urgently calls for an unwinding of the disproportionate FEMPI cuts introduced to general practice in 2011 and 2013. The NAGP submission contends that general practice is at crisis point and urges the Government to assign adequate resources to GPs in [...]

4th September, 2016|

NAGP Welcomes Tanaiste’s Assurance of Further Engagement

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has welcomed assurances by Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald that minister for Health, Simon Harris...

2nd September, 2016|

Cloud-based Practice Management System Launching Soon

GP Online is a video health and cloud-based practice management system (PMS), designed by GPs for GPs, and offered exclusively to members of the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP). GP Online facilitates video appointments with your own patients, reducing patient wait times and ensuring a safe and practical way to see patients when and [...]

31st August, 2016|

NAGP Engagement Process Underway on Contract Negotiations

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has begun their engagement process with GPs on the upcoming GMS contract negotiations. The association held a productive Think-In last weekend (27th & 28th August) with National Council members to discuss a number of key issues affecting GPs. An NAGP sub-committee to oversee contract negotiations will be established [...]

29th August, 2016|

Medical Council Report Highlights Critical Shortages in General Practice

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has said that figures outlined in the Irish Medical Council reports published on Thursday highlight the critical shortage of GPs and emphasises the urgent need to adequately resource general practice. GP Shortage The Council’s Medical Workforce Intelligence Report states that there are 63.1 GPs per 100,000 population practicing [...]

26th August, 2016|

Update to Members: GP engagement on CHOs and GP Lead Roles

The NAGP has been contacted by a number of members expressing concern regarding correspondence received from the HSE on the subject of Community Healthcare Organisation (CHO) meetings. The NAGP council acknowledge the considerable disquiet that has been expressed by GPs over this process.  However, we have also taken the view that discussion and exchange of [...]

26th August, 2016|

Earn 3 CPD Credits: NAGP Meetings – Register now to attend

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) invite you to attend our upcoming clinical meetings and open consultations on a new GMS contract. Attendance will earn you 3 CPD credits and 1/2 day GMS Study Leave. The meetings will cover a wide of range of topics facilitated by expert speakers and provide an opportunity to [...]

26th August, 2016|

Primary Care Centres should Serve all Patients

The model for future Primary Care Centres should be revised says the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP). The NAGP has formally proposed to the HSE that the planned centres should resource all patients by serving as diagnostic and service hubs that support patient-focussed care with the full engagement of all local GPs. This model [...]

18th August, 2016|

GMS Contract Consultations – Register now to attend

The National Association of General Practitioners invite all GPs to attend our open consultations on a new GMS contract. Minister Harris has announced that the NAGP will participate in contract negotiations on behalf of GPs and we welcome your input The contract consultations will take place as part of our upcoming clinical meetings this Autumn. [...]

17th August, 2016|

Minister to include NAGP in Contract Negotiations

Simon Harris has stated his intention to include the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) in GMS contract negotiations. Speaking to Bernie Commins, editor of the NAGP’s GP Ireland magazine, the Minister confirmed he intends to engage with the NAGP on a new GP contract. The Minister has since publicly confirmed this, as reported by Ms. [...]

14th August, 2016|