The NAGP’s Annual General Meeting takes place in Dublin later this month (November) with members and non-members encouraged to attend.

Leading academics and clinicians from Ireland and the UK will provide unique insights into health economics, universal healthcare and the future of general practice, among other topics, at the event.

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The event, which takes place on Saturday, November 23rd, 2013, at the Herbert Park Hotel in Dublin, will include workshops and one-on-one advice forums covering legal, tax and personal finance.

If you have not already registered for this event, please do so now. Admission is free for members and €40 for non-members.

As there is a rugby international on in Dublin the same weekend, members are advised to book your hotel accommodation early at www.herbertparkhotel.ie The Association has agreed a special rate of €139 for bed and breakfast.

Our keynote speaker for the AGM is Dr Edward Walsh, founding President of the National University of Limerick and a freeman of tsteve-davieshe city of Limerick. He will be speaking on the topic of Adapting International Practice to Transform Irish Healthcare.

Dr Tom O’Connor, Lecturer in Economics, Public Policy and Healthcare at Cork Institute of Technology will talk about Ignoring Your Own Policy and Evidence: the Government’s Attack on the Primary Care System.

He will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr Conor McGee, Dr Don Punch, Dr Aifric Boylan and Dr Andy Jordan.

During the afternoon session, Dr Christopher Poole, lecturer and researcher at Cardiff University will present on diabetes and health economics while Dr Steve Davies, consultant endocrinologist at Cardiff University and Dr Ronan Canavan, consultant entomdocrinologist at St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin will discuss the necessities of resourcing general practice appropriately and the challenges and benefits of moving patients from a secondary to a primary care setting.

This will be followed by a workshop on tax advice presented by Roisin Duffy, senior tax advisor with Farrelly, Dawe and White Ltd and a workshop on Getting Paid by Declan Flood, credit management specialist.

Register online or alternatively you can call us on (01) 6622755 to register or email cgoodey@nagp.ie .