Mock operating theatre/intensive care units at the RCSI’s York Street facility. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Lucina lies in labour on a hospital bed screaming for an epidural even though she can feel no pain. She is Ireland’s only “birthing mannequin”, a €75,(...)

With campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick, Griffith College is our oldest  private college

RCSI When is open day? January 4th, 2018 Located just off St Stephen’s Green, in one of the busiest spots in Dublin, the faculty of medicine and h(...)

Blood vessel abnormalities in the brain may play a major role in the development of schizophrenia, a study led by Irish researchers has concluded. Th(...)

The commonest  symptom of cancer of the oesophagus is difficulty in swallowing

This coming Saturday the Oesophageal Cancer Fund will hold a national survivors’ and patients meeting in Dublin. Health care professionals, volunteers(...)

“If sub-concussive blows are the problem then there are big implications for the way the game is played. All games.”

A study of rugby playing teenagers has discovered sub-concussive blows can cause brain injury. Trinity College research group, led by Dr Colin Doher(...)

Prof Ruairí Brugha, who led the survey, said the chronic haemorrhage of doctors from Ireland would continue as long as they were undervalued.  File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Eight out of 10 trainee doctors are considering leaving Ireland because of poor working conditions, training opportunities and work-life balance, a su(...)

Demand from the new generation of workers is driving the wellness trend
Managing workplace wellness

“Anyone with a workplace wellness day should be shot,” says John Ryan, chief executive of Great Place to Work. “The very idea of being well for a day (...)

Loyalty to organisations is being replaced by loyalty to ideas and people
Joining the culture club

Former IBM chairman and chief executive Louis Gerstner famously said: “I came to see, in my time at IBM, that culture isn’t just one aspect of the gam(...)

The likes of Google and Facebook have ‘raised the bar’ in terms of what Millennials expect from a workspace
Bye-bye Boomers hello Millennials

You may object to lumping people together by age but anyone working with or recruiting Millennials – loosely that generation that reached early adulth(...)

Consultant recruitment has led to a nine-year waiting list for an outpatient appointment at University Hospital Waterford

Below are extracts from the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) submission to the Department of Health in response to the Health Service Cap(...)