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We are accredited by the Medical Council of Ireland and are proud to meet the strict standards required to deliver postgraduate specialist training in Public Health Medicine.
Established in 1976, we are one of six postgraduate specialist training bodies based in the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. We have close to 180 Members, who are experienced Public Health Specialists and leading experts in their field.
Public Health Medicine is about improving and protecting the health of the population, as a whole. Public Health physicians have specialist knowledge of health protection, health service development and health improvement.
Public Health Medicine reaches beyond the usual boundaries of the healthcare system. Doctors in this specialty work in national government agencies, local community and voluntary organisations.