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Press Statement: Committee on Future of Mental Health Care told psychiatrist posts in Ireland currently at 50% below the required amount: High trainee satisfaction levels yet low take up in posts here

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 […]

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Online Gambling Activities in Ireland: Dr Colin O’Gara speaks to Pat Kenny show

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 […]

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Prof Brendan Kelly: Is it ever right for doctors to debate a public figure’s mental health?

  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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Dr John Hillery’s speech at the Eating Disorders Clinical Programme Launch

Launch of Eating Disorders Clinical Programme Dr John Hillery, President of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland 24th of January 2018   The Scandinavian Public Health Specialist and epidemiologist Hans Rosling died in 2017. He spent his career fighting medical fallacies with facts. He stated that “the world is discussed in terms of feelings and […]

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