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.
02 November 2016
On Tuesday 25 October, Health Minister Michelle O’Neill announced her future vision of health and social care in Northern Ireland, alongside the release of the long-awaited Bengoa Report. Addressing the Assembly, the Minister welcomed the report from Professor Bengoa and his expert panel and introduced her own report outlining her plans to reform the health system to ensure better health and social care outcomes for us all in the future.
28 October 2016
Find out about our Charter for General Practice: what the Scottish Government must to do protect the GP service
20 October 2016
Last month, RCGP Regional Ambassador Professor Veronica Wilkie and her practice manager hosted Nigel Huddleston, MP for Mid Worcestershire, at their practice in Droitwich.