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The latest in cancer therapy breakthroughs: TransOncXI 2018 meeting report

By sa | Nov 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dr Alex J Eustace gives an overview of the 11th International Symposium on Translational Research in Oncology, which took place in Dublin recently

Over 150 IMGTI doctors in Irish health service

By sa | Nov 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are 158 doctors working in the Irish health service as part of the International Medical Graduate Training Initiative (IMGTI),…

Newborns who suffer mild oxygen deprivation impacted in later life

By sa | Nov 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Babies who suffer even mild oxygen deprivation at birth have impaired cognitive outcomes compared to children with uneventful deliveries, joint…

Consultant agitation mounts as IMO set to hold ballot

By sa | Nov 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO Council has voted in favour of organising a ballot of its consultant and NCHD members to undertake industrial…

IMO expected to vote to ballot for industrial action

By sa | Nov 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO is expected to vote in favour of organising a ballot of its consultants and NCHDs this evening to…

RCPI survey highlights doctors’ concerns about climate change

By sa | Nov 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

Doctors working in the Irish health system are deeply concerned about the effect of climate change and pollution on the…

Surgeons and design students partner to create medical prototypes

By sa | Nov 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

An agreement between RCSI and the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) to collaborate on healthcare innovations was signed…

Flexible trainees in surgery ‘often working 40 hours’

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Surgical trainees undertaking flexible training are “often working” 40 hours per week, yet this additional time is “not recognised” towards…

Activity-based funding implementation ‘stalled’

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Progress in implementing activity-based funding (ABF) has stalled due to a range of factors, a high-level policy document obtained by…

Irish research planned on ‘vaccine hesitancy’ – Immunisation Programme

By David Lynch | Oct 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

A bid for new funding for research on ‘vaccine hesitancy’ in Ireland has been submitted to the HSE and will…

Over 900 doctors removed after failure to pay Council fee

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 21, 2019 | 1 Comment

Some 983 doctors were removed from the medical register after failure to pay their registration fee this year. The list…

Litigation risks contribute to ‘attrition’ in BST obstetrics – IOG

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The RCPI Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (IOG) has highlighted “increasing attrition” in its basic specialist training (BST) programme due…

Medical education funding model may be ‘unsustainable’ – IMSC

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The model for funding Irish medical education will become unsustainable if international students cannot access an internship in Ireland or…