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Treating Covid from a distance

By David Lynch | Sep 21, 2020 |

How will the pandemic impact Irish doctors’ plans to travel abroad for work or to return home? David Lynch looks…

Creating ‘The Expert View’

By sa | Sep 21, 2020 |

The RCPI has launched a new podcast, The Expert View. Ms Siobhan Creaton, Head of Public Affairs and Advocacy at…

‘State of nowhere’: non-EU doctors urge training reform

By sa | Sep 9, 2020 |

Non-EU doctors are becoming increasingly mobilised about longstanding barriers to training access in Ireland. Catherine Reilly reports “We are in…

Covid-19: Testing the nation

By sa | Sep 9, 2020 |

Much commentary has surrounded the need to strengthen Ireland’s Covid-19 testing infrastructure. Niamh Cahill speaks to experts who outline why…

One small leap to man – how diseases cross the species barrier

By sa | Aug 31, 2020 |

Zoonotic diseases are a major global challenge. David Lynch examines how the progress of Covid-19 has led to renewed calls…

Salient lessons: How medical schools are adapting to the ‘new normal’

By sa | Aug 31, 2020 |

Catherine Reilly reports on medical schools’ preparations in resuming their degree programmes amid Covid-19 The safe return of education has…

Trump vs the World Health Organisation: WHO will win?

By Bette Browne | Aug 31, 2020 |

The decision by the US President to withdraw from the World Health Organisation may look like a done deal, but…

Adults and children living in deprivation are disproportionately affected by Covid-19

By sa | Aug 31, 2020 |

In this current pandemic, we must not forget vulnerable children, writes Dr Ann-Marie Hayes Covid-19 has infected all of our…

RCPI announces more than 90 additional training places

By sa | Aug 17, 2020 |

The development will see new training positions opened up to doctors across Ireland The RCPI was very pleased to recently…

What can Ireland learn from Australia’s and New Zealand’s pandemic response?

By Dr Niall Conroy & Dr Nick Eichler | Aug 17, 2020 |

Public health consultants Dr Niall Conroy and Dr Nick Eichler outline why Ireland should follow a policy of Covid-19 elimination…

GPs and pharmacists working shoulder-to-shoulder

By Ulla Oksanen | Aug 17, 2020 |

Ulla Oksanen outlines the results of a pilot study, which examined the benefits of integrating pharmacists into general practice teams…

What next for doctors’ CPD?

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 17, 2020 |

Covid-19 is accelerating changes to the delivery of continuing medical education, which is the focus of a broader review at…

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