17 February 2017
Patient representatives from the RCGPNI Patient Group are asking everyone to talk about their health care priorities when election candidates arrive on your doorstep.
16 February 2017
Dr Rebecca Payne, Chair of RCGP Wales, and Dr Isolde Shore-Nye have been giving evidence to the Welsh Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee as part of their inquiry into medical recruitment.
06 February 2017
RCGPNI has launched its manifesto ahead of the Assembly election on 2 March.
18 January 2017
Grainne Doran, Chair of RCGPNI, has issued an open letter asking party leaders to stand together to support healthcare in Northern Ireland.
28 December 2016
Michelle O’Neill, Northern Ireland’s Health Minister, has backed the recommendations of expert GPs – including RCGPNI former Chair John O’Kelly – and make their aspirations for general practice ‘a reality’.
28 December 2016
The Scottish government’s Draft Budget has shown a slight upwards change in the share of the NHS’s budget put aside for general practice.
20 December 2016
This festive season, GPs are asking their Assembly Members to protect general practice for the future using the hashtag #GPsAskSanta.
16 December 2016
Ageing and frailty are game changers for the NHS. The RCGP has published a report examining how GPs can work to support older people with frailty.
21 November 2016
Multimorbidity. This medical phrase sums up one of the major reasons we're campaigning for more GPs. As medical science improves and people are living longer, more people have more than one long term condition. This means that in the future we will need more GPs to care for our growing population.
07 November 2016
In line with Mental Health Day, RCGPNI Patient in Practice Group Chair Dr David Keenan has written our latest Guest Blog to share his personal thoughts on mental health services in Northern Ireland.