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NAGP Welcome Agreement on New Vaccine Schedule

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has welcomed the intervention of Minister Simon Harris who has today (Tuesday) announced that agreement has been reached to deliver the new Childhood Vaccination Schedule. The NAGP, while not party to the negotiations on the new vaccine schedule, sought the intervention of the Minister for Health to avoid [...]

22nd November, 2016|

Welcome to the new NAGP.ie

As Chair of Communications, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the new NAGP website. We have been working hard to deliver a new and improved website where you can find all the information you need as an NAGP member, public representative, journalist, healthcare colleague or patient. The new website has been designed to [...]

21st November, 2016|

Breakdown in Talks on New Vaccine Schedule can be Resolved – NAGP

*NAGP seriously concerned about impact of vaccine delay on patient safety *NAGP seeking urgent inclusion in talks to avoid potential vaccine delay The National Association of General Practitioners are urgently seeking their inclusion in negotiations on the new childhood vaccination schedule. As reported this morning (Monday) talks between the IMO and the HSE have failed [...]

14th November, 2016|

NAGP Very Disappointed by Watered Down Competition Amendment Bill

The National Association of General Practitioners have expressed their disappointment that the scope of the Competition (Amendment) Bill has been significantly narrowed - excluding the 'service economy'. Mr. Chris Goodey, NAGP CEO, commented, “The briefing document prepared in advance of today's report stage states that the policy objective is to protect 'vulnerable workers' and that [...]

10th November, 2016|

NAGP Calls for Restoration of Resourcing to General Practice

The National Association of General Practitioners has responded to the HSE director general, Tony O’Brien’s, comments on the potential impact of pay restoration on services. The NAGP argues that the restoration of resourcing to General Practice will enhance patient care, alleviate the crisis in Secondary Care, and save money. In January, Mr. O’Brien, in his [...]

9th November, 2016|

Earn 3 CPD Credits: Register to attend NAGP Clinical Meetings

The National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) invite you to attend our 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 offer [...]

20th October, 2016|

A message from the Chairman

Dear Colleagues, I wish to update you following Budget Day. On Tuesday, following the Budget, the National Council of the National Association of General Practitioners welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, T.D. that he has ring-fenced funding for a new GMS contract within the  Health Budget for next year. At a [...]

14th October, 2016|

NAGP Welcomes Budget Provision for a New GP Contract

The National Association of General Practitioners has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Health, Simon Harris, that he has ring-fenced funding for a new GP contract in Budget 2017. At a press conference this evening, Minister Harris, stated that he will begin negotiations with GP representative bodies by the end of the year. Dr. Andrew [...]

11th October, 2016|

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|