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    A reflective moment for the Minister

    Photo: David Coleman - Bobby Studios | 24 Sep 2018

    Minister for Health Simon Harris pictured with the President of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland Prof Kevin Carson at the official rebranding of the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland to the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland. Minister Harris unveiled a plaque on 13 September at the College in Merrion Square to mark the rebrand, as well as the terminology change to describe the profession.

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    Ringing the alarm bell on trolley numbers

    Picture: Shane O’Neill, Son Photographic | 24 Sep 2018

    Consultant in Emergency Medicine in Sligo University Hospital Dr Fergal Hickey (pictured above) has warned that the numbers of patients on trolleys this winter could reach over 1,000 for the first time. Dr Hickey was speaking at a special conference on healthcare organised by the IMO. The conference, which took place in Croke Park, was attended by over 100 medical professionals. Its title was ‘Getting Healthcare in Ireland’.

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    Drug regulation — with a twist

    13 Sep 2018

    Pictured are delegates and speakers dancing to Irish music after the opening session of the 18th International Conference of Drug Regulatory Authorities (ICDRA), hosted by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) on behalf of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

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    Getting with the programme

    13 Sep 2018

    Pictured L to R ahead of the recent launch of RCSI’s CPD programme for NCHDs: Mr Kieran Ryan, Managing Director, Surgical Affairs, RCSI; Dr Eva O’Reilly, National NCHD lead; and Mr Kenneth Mealy, RCSI President. The programme has been developed to support NCHDs at all stages of their careers in meeting their professional development and training needs. Through 75 courses, the programme will provide over 450 fully-accredited CPD credits and will deliver 1,420 days of training to NCHDs over the next year.

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    Preserving medical history for future generations

    03 Sep 2018

    The Heritage Centre at the RCPI has received full accreditation in the Museum Standards Programme for Ireland at a special ceremony hosted by the Heritage Council in Kilkenny Castle. Since its creation in 2010, the Heritage Centre has become the leading centre for research into the history of medicine in Ireland, as well as promoting public engagement through an open day, lectures and events.

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    Start off on the right foot

    03 Sep 2018

    The START campaign is a partnership between the HSE, safefood and Healthy Ireland (Hi). The campaign aims to help parents get started and build momentum by achieving ‘one daily win’, such as, adding more vegetables at dinner time. The START campaign attended the Community Games national finals to share the various ways that families can achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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    Gaining traction in organ donor awareness

    23 Aug 2018

    Pictured at his friends’ wedding in Cork is Mr Paul Palmer (second from left), who is on a 1,500km journey around Ireland in his vintage 1955 Ferguson 20 tractor to raise awareness of organ donation. Motivated by the plight of a relative who is in organ failure, he has committed to support the Irish Kidney Association (IKA) by stopping for photos and distributing organ donor cards along the way. Pictured L-R with Mr Palmer are: Ms Louise Lynch (bride); Ms Barbara O’Riordan (hotel wedding planner); Mr Pat Sweeney (groom); Ms Francis Palmer (Paul’s wife); and Mr Declan O’Grady (Hotel Manager, Charleville Park Hotel).

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    23 Aug 2018

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    A window into the world of women surgeons

    Maxwell'S Dublin | 09 Aug 2018

    Pictured is Dr Barbara Lee Bass, President of the American College of Surgeons, who was in Dublin last month to attend the Association of Women Surgeons (AWS) Meeting, hosted by the RCSI. Dr Bass also received an Honorary Fellowship of the College at a conferring ceremony in the RCSI during her visit.

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    Women on Walls at RCSI

    Jason Clarke | 09 Aug 2018

    Pictured L to R: Artist Mr Mick O’Dea; Dr Avril Hutch, Head of Equality and Diversity at the RCSI; artist Ms Catherine Creaney; Prof Cathal Kelly, Chief Executive, RCSI; artists Ms Molly Judd and Ms Benita Stoney; Dr Michelle Cullen, Managing Director and Head of Inclusion and Diversity, Accenture Ireland; and artist Mr Enda Griffin at the new surgical training suite at RCSI, 26 York Street. Six commissioned artists have been announced for Women on Walls at the RCSI in partnership with Accenture and Business to Arts, which recognises the pioneering achievements of eight ‘extraordinary’ women in medicine.

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    Mindo Cartoon - 9 August 2018

    09 Aug 2018

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    New President sets a precedent

    Photo: Lensmen, Lensmen Photography | 19 Jul 2018

    The Medical Council has elected Dr Rita Doyle as President and Dr Anthony Breslin as Vice President for its new term.

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