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Improvement in succession planning following CAAC concerns

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 13, 2021 |

There is recent evidence of more coordination between planned retirements and approval of replacement posts, according to the Chair of…

A turning point for Sláintecare?

By David Lynch | Oct 13, 2021 |

With debates about the future of Sláintecare sparked by recent resignations, David Lynch asks doctors what they think the next…

Untangling the consultant hiring process

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 4, 2021 |

In recent years there have been efforts at improving processes around consultant recruitment. As talks commence on a new contract,…

Menopause – The need to open up the conversation

By Niamh Cahill | Sep 13, 2021 |

Following extensive coverage of the menopause on RTÉ Radio 1’s Liveline programme in May, GPs are reporting anincrease in women…

How to practise self-compassion

By Barry Lee | Aug 31, 2021 |

In advance of an upcoming virtual masterclass on self-compassion and self-care – in partnership with RCPI – Co-Founder of the…

Healthcare in the crossfire

By Bette Brown | Aug 31, 2021 |

Despite the attempts of the United Nations to better protect healthcare staff and patients, attacks on medical facilities in conflict…

Saving sight across the globe

By Bette Browne | Aug 29, 2019 |

In her series on Irish figures who have left their mark on medical history, Bette Browne looks at the career…

One year on — the Ebola challenge

By David Lynch | Aug 29, 2019 |

August marked one year since a new outbreak of Ebola was declared in the Congo. David Lynch examines national and…

Restructuring research ethics

By Paul Mulholland | Aug 29, 2019 |

New legislation, which will reform the area of research ethics committees, is imminent. Paul Mulholland reports on why experts believe…

Medical professionals unite for the environment

By Sarah Gallagher | Aug 29, 2019 |

The Department of Health recently launched a consultation on the effects of climate change on the health sector. Sarah Gallagher…

Changing treatment choices

By David Lynch | Aug 29, 2019 |

The wider use of Suboxone is happening just as the methadone programme enters its third decade. David Lynch reports on…

A unique archive – the RCPI Heritage Centre preserving Ireland’s medical heritage

By Ms Harriet Wheelock | Aug 20, 2019 |

Ms Harriet Wheelock, Keeper of Collections at the RCPI Heritage Centre, outlines the key role the College has played in…

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