Welcome to the Diabetes in General Practice website!

DiGP is a General Practice led initiative whose aim is to provide a forum for GPs and practice nurses to ensure best practice in their management of diabetes in general practice through peer support, education and audit.

Established in 2010 DiGP now have 83 practices enrolled: 237 GPs , 137 Practice Nurses, community dieticians working in DiGP practices and the the West Cork Walkaway from Diabetes Team. There is a combined total of 8,000 patients with diabetes on our practice registers.

GP’s and Practice Nurses are very welcome to join DiGP, membership criteria are as outlined below.

  • Interest in Providing Diabetes Care
  • Commitment to use of ICGP Guidelines
  • Maintain Diabetic Register
  • Computerised Practice
  • Commitment to audit and evaluation
  • Attend DiGP Meetings – 3 Times per year

For further information please contact Katie Murphy, Dept.of General Practice UCC. Tel-086 0566077