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    Genes, risk and precision - visions of the future of medicine

    07 Jun 2018

    ??Pioneering physician, oncologist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee, pictured with RCSI CEO/Registrar Prof Cathal Kelly in Dublin last month. Dr Mukherjee delivered a lecture at the College titled ‘Three Visions of a Medical Future: Genes, Risk, Precision’. He was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the RCSI. He is best known for his books, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, which earned him the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, and The Gene: An Intimate History.

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    Mindo Cartoon - 7 June 2018

    07 Jun 2018

    CEO Director General Interview

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    Changing of the guard at the ICGP

    07 Jun 2018

    ICGP COO Mr Dermot Folan; incoming President Dr John O'Brien; outgoing President Dr Richard Brennan; and CEO Mr Fintan Foy

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    The trials of tackling cancer

    28 May 2018

    To mark International Clinical Trials Day 2018 (Sunday, 20 May), Cancer Trials Ireland released the results of a nationwide survey of people living with cancer that identifies the factors influencing their decision to participate in a cancer trial. Living longer/feeling better (82 per cent); the chance to advance research (81 per cent); and getting a recommendation by their cancer doctor (76 per cent) were the top-three most important factors. Pictured L to R at the launch of the survey at Farmleigh House and Estate in the Phoenix Park were Dr Catherine Kelly, Consultant Oncologist at the Mater Hospital, Dublin, and Associate Professor at University College Dublin, and Prof Bryan Hennessy, Clinical Lead, Cancer Trials Ireland.

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    The road to total hep C elimination

    17 May 2018

    Pictured outside Leinster House at the recent media and political briefing event entitled ‘Hep C in Ireland: The road to elimination’, supported by Gilead Sciences, are (L-R): Mr Brian O’Mahony, CEO of the Irish Haemophilia Society; Dr Kosh Agarwal, Consultant Hepatologist and Transplant Physician at the Institute of Liver Studies, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust; and Dr Jack Lambert, Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the Mater Hospital, Dublin

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    Mindo Cartoon - 17 May 2018

    17 May 2018

    Mindo Cartoon

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    Recognition for a lifetime of service

    07 May 2018

    Prof Bengt Knave was the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented at the 32nd International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) Congress, hosted recently by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine at the RCPI. Prof Knave is a former President of ICOH and organiser of the 1996 Congress in Stockholm, Sweden.

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    MRCPI — the next generation

    07 May 2018

    Dr Lorna Day (left), who received Membership of the RCPI (MRCPI) at a ceremony at No 6 Kildare Street recently, is the great, great grand-daughter of Dr John Thomas Yoakley, who received his Licentiate from the College in 1886. Also pictured is Prof Mary Horgan, RCPI President; Ms Harriet Wheelock, RCPI Heritage Centre; and Ms Enid Chaloner, grandmother of Dr Day. They are pictured with the Medical Directory from 1887, which lists Dr Yoakley

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    The steps to better professionalism

    26 Apr 2018

    Pictured at Ireland’s inaugural conference on medical professionalism, held at the RCSI, are Sir Robert Francis, Chairperson of the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry (2013), and Prof Dubhfeasa Slattery, Chair of Medical Professionalism at the RCSI and Bon Secours Health System. The conference aimed to highlight the importance of professionalism in improving patient outcomes and experience and in promoting clinician wellbeing.

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    Mindo Cartoon - 26 April 2018

    26 Apr 2018

    Health budgeting in Ireland

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    Driving policy change for people with disabilities

    16 Apr 2018

    Senator John Dolan and Ms Sinéad Keogh, Centre for Disability Law and Policy, NUI Galway, pictured at the launch of the report Independent Living: An Evaluation of the Áiseanna Tacaíochta Model of Direct Payments at the Disability Federation of Ireland. The report calls for policy change to enable people with disabilities the opportunity to have greater choice and control over their service provision.

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    Evolving the role of community paramedics

    05 Apr 2018

    A cross-border project aiming to enable community paramedics to provide safe and effective care to patients in their own homes and communities was recently launched in Dublin.

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