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RCPI welcomes publication of the Treatment of Cancer Advertisements Bill

When patients and their families are faced with an illness like cancer, they receive a large amount of information about their diagnosis and their treatment options which can be overwhelming. This legislation can help to protect them at a vulnerable time from advertisements containing false claims relating to alternative cancer […]

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Royal College of Physicians of Ireland welcomes extension of HPV vaccine to boys

A very important step towards eliminating HPV-related cancers The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland welcomes today’s decision from Minister for Health Simon Harris to extend the HPV vaccine to boys in the next school year. RCPI has advocated for gender-neutral vaccination as a means to provide the highest level […]

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Statement from the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Statement issued 7 December 2018 The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is the national professional and training body for Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Ireland.  In its role as a professional body, the Institute is developing draft guidelines in anticipation of the introduction of legislation to  allow for termination of pregnancy, […]

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Call for Abstracts for National Office for Traffic Medicine Research Seminar

Call for Abstracts The National Office for Traffic Medicine is seeking submission of abstracts for consideration as oral or poster presentations at its 2019 Research Seminar. The seminar will take place on Tuesday 19 February 2019 at RCPI, No. 6 Kildare St., Dublin 2. Both scientific papers and discussion papers […]

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Professor Mary Horgan, President of RCPI, calls on the Government, healthcare professionals and health advocates to unite to support the eradication of cervical cancer.

President of Royal College of Physicians calls for an overarching strategy for women’s health to eradicate cervical cancer Professor Horgan said, it is important to grasp this opportunity to eradicate cervical cancer and also called for an overarching strategy for women’s health. “It has been a very difficult few months […]

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