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An update on our support for cancer screening programmes in Ireland

Update to members from Professor Mary Horgan, President, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland We are committed to supporting the life-saving screening services, including the CervicalCheck programme. Recent events have highlighted the limitations of screening and we acknowledge the pain and suffering experienced by those affected. We know that the […]

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Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation Ireland is launched at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland

3% of Irish adults over 60 affected by Atrial Fibrillation The National Clinical Programme for Stroke is delighted to launch a new initiative: Stroke Prevention and Atrial Fibrillation in Ireland (SPAFI) to address the prevention, treatment and cure of Atrial Fibrillation in Ireland Atrial Fibrillation (AF) is the most common […]

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Green Health Symposium urges action

“We either change everything or we get changed,” was the message from John Gibbons, the final speaker at our Green Health Symposium on 6 November. The journalist and climate activist urged healthcare professionals in attendance to have courage and take immediate action to tackle the climate crisis. Big questions This […]

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95% of doctors want to take a leadership role in the area of sustainable healthcare

Doctors want to lead out on sustainable healthcare A new survey by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland shows that doctors want to lead out on sustainable healthcare. The survey, conducted with RCPI Members and Fellows ahead of the College’s Green Health Symposium on 6 November, looked at the […]

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Green Health: “As the health of the planet deteriorates so human health deteriorates”

“If you screw up the environment it’s bound to have a negative consequence for our health. As the health of the planet deteriorates so human health deteriorates because we are intimately connected to the environment… and yes, I think it’s urgent,” says Prof Michael Depledge, the Co-founder and Chair of […]

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