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Improvement in succession planning following CAAC concerns

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 13, 2021 |
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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 |
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With debates about the future of Sláintecare sparked by recent resignations, David Lynch asks doctors what they think the next…

A ‘health-led’ approach to drug use

By David Lynch | Oct 4, 2021 |

David Lynch examines a new document that reviews evidence in relation to drug trends and health responses applicable to the…

Untangling the consultant hiring process

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 4, 2021 |
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In recent years there have been efforts at improving processes around consultant recruitment. As talks commence on a new contract,…

RCPI annual conference puts focus on global vaccination

By Dr Sinéad Murphy | Sep 21, 2021 |

Director of Education and Academic Programmes, RCPI, Dr Sinéad Murphy, outlines what attendees can expect from the College’s upcoming St…

Is the tide turning against anti-vaxxers in the US?

By Bette Browne | Sep 21, 2021 |

In the US, a growing number of people are blaming the stubborn rise of Covid-19 on the politicisation of the…

Croom the centre of Department and HSE exchange on public/private mix

By Paul Mulholland | Sep 21, 2021 |

Correspondence relating to Croom Orthopaedic Hospital offers an insight into the views of the HSE and Departmentof Health on the…

Under the microscope: Irish pharma’s engagement with doctors

By Catherine Reilly | Sep 21, 2021 |

It has been five years since the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association launched its transfer of value register, which publishes payments…

Menopause – The need to open up the conversation

By Niamh Cahill | Sep 13, 2021 |
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Following extensive coverage of the menopause on RTÉ Radio 1’s Liveline programme in May, GPs are reporting anincrease in women…

In a time of emergency

By David Lynch | Sep 13, 2021 |

Dr Fergal Hickey, President of the Irish Association for Emergency Medicine, talks to David Lynch about positive developments in emergency…

Beaumont seeks ‘the gold seal’ of JCI approval

By Catherine Reilly | Sep 13, 2021 |

The lack of a licensing system in Ireland has prompted Beaumont Hospital’s decision to prepare for independent accreditation. Catherine Reilly…

Facing an uncertain winter

By David Lynch | Sep 13, 2021 |

The arrival of flu season combined with continuing impact of the Covid pandemic could lead to a winter of unique…

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