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#Irish College of General Practitioners

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

GPs say broader Covid-19 testing criteria shouldn't 'overwhelm' system

The testing criteria for Covid-19 has been widened.

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law

It is expected a landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil in coming weeks.

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Monday 1 September, 2014

20% of GPs who graduated in 2010 now live abroad

And current trainees may be following suit…

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Go-ahead given to free GP care for under sixes

The ICGP says that if Cabinet agrees to bring in free GP care, it will be a premature decision.

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

GPs say they were not 'adequately consulted' on Universal Health Insurance paper

The Irish College of General Practitioners say they are in favour of equity of access but the costs need to be known.

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Friday 31 January, 2014

IMO accuses Government of pushing 'spin over substance' after meeting

The two sides were discussing plans for free GP care for children aged under six.

IMO remains "sceptical" about free child GP care and will tell the Government today

The union say the plan is being implemented “by diktat”.

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Friday 3 January, 2014

Four more hospital campuses to become smoke-free zones from Monday

Hospitals in Rathgar, Bantry, Mallow and Kerry will all ban smoking on campus from Monday.

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Friday 22 November, 2013

Ireland's casual attitude to antibiotics leading to 'alarming rise' in superbugs

A new campaign is being launched today to encourage better practice in relation to antibiotics among both doctors and patients.

# irish-college-of-general-practitioners - Monday 10 January, 2011

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

The chain pharmacy will sell the emergency contraceptive over the counter, without prescriptions, from Wednesday.