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National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) issues new guidance on prioritisation groups for COVID-19 vaccination

National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) issues new guidance on prioritisation groups for COVID-19 vaccination for those aged 65 and older and those aged 16 to 64 with medical conditions that put them at high risk of severe disease. NIAC will continue to look at other priority groups yet to be […]

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Hospital Doctors’ Work Experiences in Ireland and Australia: Research Papers Published

HDRM publications on hospital doctors’ work experiences in Ireland and Australia The Hospital Doctor Retention & Motivation (HDRM) project has recently produced two publications based on 51 pre-COVID interviews with Irish-trained hospital doctors in Australia. Both studies show how health systems shape working conditions and workforce retention issues in Ireland. […]

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New Research Published: Composite Narratives of Hospital Doctors’ Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Pandemic

“We All Really Need to Just Take a Breath”: Hospital Doctors’ Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Pandemic The latest publication from the Hospital Doctor Retention & Motivation (HDRM) project finds that COVID-19 has seen many Irish hospital doctors stressed, anxious and afraid, whilst struggling with their physical and mental wellbeing. The […]

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The Rise Wellness Programme: an exciting new benefit for Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Trainees, Members and Fellows

We are delighted to offer an exciting new benefit to Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Trainees, Members and Fellows. Rise is a unique four-week mindfulness and wellness programme empowering attendees to rise to the new challenges of life and work. The programme focuses on enhancing vibrancy, resilience and healthier […]

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No Smoking Day 2021: Tobacco use still Ireland’s biggest chronic public health issue

Smoking still Ireland’s biggest chronic public health issue On National No Smoking Day, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland Policy Group on Tobacco say that as we emerge from the pandemic and attention moves back to chronic public health issues, there are a number of important issues which need […]

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