IPCRG currently has 34 members – national primary care organisations around the world.
In their own country, IPCRG members...
- Create a forum (online and/or physical meetings) for primary care colleagues to learn, share their experience, and improve their care of people with chronic respiratory disease.
- Raise the standard of respiratory care throughout the country through influencing guidelines, teaching and mentoring.
- Promote to policy-makers the role of primary care in the detection and management of people with chronic respiratory disease through the collection of routine data, analysis and reasarch.
With IPCRG, members’ responsibilities are to...
- Nominate a representative to attend the Annual General Meeting that elects the IPCRG President and Treasurer.
- Select the host country for the next biennial conference.
- Contribute ideas, data, comments and challenge to the IPCRG’s research, education and advocacy programmes as part of the IPCRG Senate.
With IPCRG, members have the right to...
- Be eligible for roles on the decision-making bodies of the IPCRG including the Research sub-committee, Education sub-committee, and the Board of Directors that is responsible for policy, strategy and risk management.
- Be eligible for benefits such as bursaries and participate in IPCRG-funded calls such as E-Faculty (to improve research capability), E-Quality (education programmes to improve clinical behaviours), IPCRG Research Fellow.
- Participate in IPCRG research such as UNLOCK if the eligibility criteria are met.
- Have access to any private web forum open to members.