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Annual Gala Charity Ball

The NAGP are delighted to announce that our Annual Gala Charity Ball will take place on the 17th November 2017 in aid of Aware. The event will begin at 7pm with a drinks reception in the Library of the RDS before moving to the RDS Concert Hall for dinner and dancing. Music will be provided [...]

12th June, 2017|

NAGP calls for Urgent Reversal of FEMPI in light of Pay Deal

The NAGP calls for the urgent reversal of FEMPI cuts in line with other sectors The GP union says FEMPI reversal will stem the tide of GP emigration FEMPI has been the death knell for general practice - NAGP Reacting to news that a draft pay deal has been agreed for public sector workers, the [...]

8th June, 2017|

Promed – Exclusive Discount on Custo Med Blood Pressure Monitor

The NAGP are delighted to offer members up to 30% off a Custo Med blood pressure monitor (discount worth up to €500) to members. In association with our partners, Promed, we can offer this limited discount until the 31st July 2017. Some benefits of the Custo Med blood pressure monitor include: • It saves time [...]

2nd June, 2017|

NAGP Initial Response to Future of Healthcare Report

The committee’s vision cannot be implemented without a new GP contract that restores and sustains the viability of general practice, enabling it to lead and develop integrated care  Free GP Care may only be considered when capacity is addressed, resources are provided and a new contract is agreed with general practice  Calls for an “impact [...]

30th May, 2017|

GPs call for Enhanced Care for Dying Patients

At their AGM last weekend, 19th & 20th May, the National Association of General Practitioners called for enhanced End-of Life Planning and Care Packages in General Practice. These enhanced packages would avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and ensure a higher level of care at end of life. Dr. Ronan Fawsitt, a Kilkenny GP who proposed the motion at [...]

24th May, 2017|

AGM 2017

The Annual General Meeting took place in the Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth on the 19th and 20th May. Please find all AGM resources below. Plenary Addresses President's Address Chairman's Address Motions Summary of motions passed Annual Report Annual Report Presentation of report Press Releases General Practice heading for Extinction if not Resourced FEMPI is Strangling General [...]

22nd May, 2017|

AGM Motions 2017 – Updated

In light of the unprecedented failure to fill the GP training places available, the NAGP call on the Minister for Health to address the immediate underlying issues causing this in advance of the 2018 recruitment. Proposer: Dr Conor McGee. Seconder: Dr Michael McConville The NAGP propose the immediate reversal of FEMPI for general practitioners in a [...]

22nd May, 2017|

Presentation of the 2016 Annual Report

Overview of the 2016 Annual Report available to view here. The full 2016 Annual Report is available to download here.

20th May, 2017|

AGM Address – National President

It has been an honour to serve you as President for the last year and I look forward to the challenges of the year ahead. At the outset, I wish to acknowledge the talent, commitment and drive of the National Council. They have made a considerable contribution the strength and dynamism of the organisation. I [...]

20th May, 2017|

AGM Address – National Chairman

So where is general practice after eight years of  “Doing less with less”.  FEMPI commenced in 2009 and unfortunately the Government singled out General Practitioner Services for the most drastic cuts of all.  This is decision has had  disastrous consequences for the profession and for patients. General Practice and Primary Care were identified as the [...]

20th May, 2017|