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Minister Donnelly announces establishment of Regional Health Areas Advisory Group

The Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly today announced the establishment of the Regional Health Areas Advisory Group, which will be chaired by Medical Council CEO Mr Leo Kearns. “As work progresses to implement the six Regional Health Areas (RHAs) and align the integration of care, the members of the RHA Advisory Group will provide support…

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Bullying and excessive hours reported by significant numbers of trainees – Council report

The percentage of trainees experiencing bullying remains high at 32.8 per cent, according to the Medical Council’s Your Training Counts Report for 2019-2020.  Your Training Counts is a survey of trainee wellbeing and experiences in clinical learning environments, conducted each year by the Council. The figure of 32.8 per cent is a decrease of 8…

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Innovative bronchoscopic treatments for respiratory patients

Innovative bronchoscopic treatments for respiratory patients are continuing to evolve and can bring significant additional benefits for appropriate patients, the 2021 ITS Annual Scientific Meeting was told. Prof Dirk-Jan Slebos, Professor of Interventional Pulmonology, University Medical Centre Groningen, Netherlands, who has extensive knowledge and research in the area, gave a comprehensive overview of bronchoscopic interventions…

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GP required for a well-established practice in East Galway (6-8 sessions). 20-minute commute from Oranmore. Fully computerised with Socrates and great practice support. Generous remuneration available to the right candidate. Contact our Practice Manager Mary on 091 842144 or 087 2035825 or email your CV to

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A cultural challenge for medicine

As the diversity of the medical profession increases, and retention becomes ever more critical, the need for flexible training for doctors is paramount. However, as Catherine Reilly heard, doctors face considerable barriers in this area Flexible training in Irish medicine is “still unusual”, noted the authors of a recent study in the Irish Medical Journal…

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GP required for a well-established practicein East Galway (6-8 sessions).20-minute commute from Oranmore.Fully computerised with Socrates andgreat practice support.Generous remuneration availableto the right candidate.Contact our Practice Manager Mary on091 842144 or 087 2035825or email your CV to

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