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‘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…

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

By sa | Aug 31, 2020 |
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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 |
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Covid-19 is accelerating changes to the delivery of continuing medical education, which is the focus of a broader review at…

When poverty meets pandemic

By Bette Browne | Aug 5, 2020 |

While the battle against Covid-19 has consumed much of the globe, it is far tougher and more complex in the…

The Finnish view on Nordic Covid-19 responses

By Ulla Oksanen | Aug 5, 2020 |

Ulla Oksanen reports on Finland’s response to Covid-19 and how it differed from its near neighbour Sweden Nordic countries (Sweden,…

RCSI to re-engage with DoH on physician associate role

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 5, 2020 |

Advocates for physician associates say their value has again been underlined during the Covid-19 crisis. Catherine Reilly reports RCSI will…

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