National Association for Patient Participation


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18 January 2018

The RCGP’s ‘Three before GP’ campaign calls on patients to help relieve pressures on GP services by adopting a three-step mantra before booking an appointment. GPs and their wider team need time to give patients the best care they possibly can.

NI GPs call on politicians to put patients first and save our health service

12 January 2018

Early January marks one year since the collapse of our local political institutions. While we have faced over 365 days of no political decision making, our health and social care services continue to struggle under immense strain and pressure.

WALES Government faces questions over winter pressures

12 January 2018

Winter pressures have once again been making headlines. Over recent weeks media coverage has been dominated by stories focusing on the pressure facing our health and social care services.

NI A student perspective on why to choose general practice in Northern Ireland

27 November 2017

At the RCGPNI Awards Ceremony in early November, three students from Queen’s University Belfast were presented with prizes for their entries to our annual student essay competition.

SCOTLAND Put Patients First campaign in Scottish Parliament

10 November 2017

General practice has been firmly on the Scottish Parliament’s agenda in recent weeks. Parliamentarians from across all of the main parties have focused their attention on GP funding, recruitment and the future of the profession.

NI One year on from Delivering Together

26 October 2017

One year ago, on 25 October 2016, the then Minister of Health, Michelle O’Neill, launched 'Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together', an ambitious 10-year strategy to transform health and social care.

NI RCGP Annual Conference First5 reflections from Northern Ireland

25 October 2017

This year, the RCGP Annual Primary Care Conference took place in Liverpool from 12 – 14 October. We were pleased to see many GPs representing the excellent work and innovation in general practice coming from Northern Ireland.

RCGP at Conservative Party Conference

06 October 2017

Hot off the heels of our successful influencing work at the Labour Party Conference in Brighton, the College attended the Conservative Party’s Annual Conference in Manchester.

RCGP at Labour Conference

29 September 2017

The College had a very successful few days at the Annual Labour Party Conference in Brighton last week. Our Chair Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard and our Vice Chair Professor Martin Marshall spent three days working hard to promote the needs and interests of our members to the opposition party and to important representatives from other health organisations.

RCGP goes to Party Conferences

19 September 2017

RCGP is attending Labour and Conservative Party conference and our officers and staff are planning events and meetings to secure the best possible care for patients from a thriving General Practice service.

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