President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland, Dr John Hillery, addressed the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Future of Mental care on Wednesday 7th March 2018, on the issue of recruitment and retention of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists to Mental Health Services. The Committee heard that Ireland ranks behind most other European countries (17th […]
Please note that this job is NOT approved as a College recognised training post at this time General Adult Consultant Psychiatrist (Fixed-Term/Full-Time, Specified Purpose Contract) Cluain Mhuire, Newtownpark Avenue, Blackrock, Co Dublin Job posted: 21st March 2018 Deadline: 13th April 2018 Cluain Mhuire is a national centre of innovation in public mental health service […]
Dr Colin O’Gara, Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist, spoke to Pat Kenny on NewsTalkFM about his study on online gambling activities in Ireland. This is the first national survey of its kind and was published in the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine. Listen to the full interview below: Abstract Objectives: The aim of this study is to look […]
Should mental health professionals comment in the media about the mental health of politicians or other public figures? Are there any circumstances in which psychiatrists or psychologists should publicly express their views that a given public figure appears to be mentally ill? This article appeared in the Irish Independent on 30th January, 2018. This […]
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