National Association for Patient Participation


RCGP launches manifesto to protect patients

26 April 2017

With the snap election approaching, we’ve put together a manifesto to influence the political parties’ campaigns and get the message across that this General Election cannot be solely about Brexit.

NI April is bowel cancer awareness month

26 April 2017

April is bowel cancer awareness month.

SCOTLAND Experts tell MSPs that general practice needs support

30 March 2017

The future of healthcare in Scotland is in the hands of our politicians. On 21 March, MSPs met to gather evidence about what our healthcare system should look like to ensure people remain as healthy as possible for as long as possible.

NI Ovarian cancer awareness month

28 March 2017

March is ovarian cancer awareness month.

SCOTLAND Newspapers report practice closures

27 March 2017

Last week, The Times ran a story alarmingly-entitled ‘GP practices dying of neglect.’

NI Patient group launch Patient Manifesto

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.

WALES Chair gives evidence to Health Committee at National Assembly

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.

NI launches manifesto for Assembly election

06 February 2017

RCGPNI has launched its manifesto ahead of the Assembly election on 2 March.

NI Chair issues open letter to party leaders

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.

NI Minister promises to back GPs

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’.

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