The Medical Council’s Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Medical Practitioners, 9th Edition

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Often, a GP will be the first point of contact for a patient presenting with a medical complaint or ailment. The GP's role is to appropriately identify signs of disease or injury and to make the necessary referrals for further investigations, where necessary, in a timely manner.

The Medical Council’s Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics for Registered Medical Practitioners, 9th Edition2024-01-11T19:22:42+00:00

Surgical Errors

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The standard of surgical care in Ireland is very high. Medical advances mean that surgeries which would previously have been deemed 'cutting edge' are now common practice and as a result, people are living longer, more active lives.

Surgical Errors2023-11-09T11:48:05+00:00

Birth Injuries

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A birth injury is a term used to describe injuries which occur due to complications which arise during pregnancy, labour, or immediately after the birth of the baby.

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Cauda Equina Syndrome

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Cauda Equina Syndrome is a medical emergency which occurs when nerves in the lower spine become compressed.

Cauda Equina Syndrome2023-11-09T11:01:16+00:00

Narcolepsy

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Pandremix, a vaccine manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline, was used to vaccinate almost one million people across Ireland against Swine Flu during 2009/10. In addition, the vaccine was used post March 2010 in this country as a substitute for the 'flu jab' when supplies ran short.

Narcolepsy2023-12-14T13:49:38+00:00

Delayed Diagnosis of Skin Cancer

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Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland, with over 13,000 new cases each year. Fortunately, more people are surviving a cancer diagnosis than ever before.

Delayed Diagnosis of Skin Cancer2023-11-09T11:19:17+00:00
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