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Leading colorectal surgeon to deliver Freyer Memorial Lecture

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NUI Galway will host the 43rd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium, the largest Surgical Conference in Ireland, from 7-8 September. The Symposium, named in memory of the Galway-born surgeon, Sir Peter Freyer, who performed the first successful surgical operation to remove an enlarged prostate in 1900, comprises of multiple research and education sessions across the various surgical subspecialties, two keynote addresses and a discussion forum around the future of Surgical Care in Ireland.

Athlone doctor graduates from Ireland’s largest medical conferring at RCSI

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A future doctor from Athlone was amongst those who donned caps and gowns as they graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine (RCSI) as part of the College’s summer graduation ceremonies. Dr. James Flynn was one of 283 graduates in attendance at the event which took place in the Convention Centre in Dublin.

Should flu symptoms be treated with antivirals in primary care?

The HRB Primary Care Clinical Trials Network Ireland, based at NUI Galway, are working with researchers in Oxford University’s Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, on the ALIC4E trial, which investigates whether the flu drug oseltamivir (Tamiflu) is cost effective and beneficial to patients consulting their GP’s with flu symptoms.

Wellbeing and emotional literacy

The area of wellbeing and emotional literacy has come to the fore in recent years as mental health issues among our youth continue to rise. This was highlighted in a study carried out by the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) in 2013 as one in five young Irish adults aged 19-24 and one in 6 young people aged 11-13 who took part in the study were experiencing mental health problems at the time.

Nerve and Sinew exhibition at Custom House Studios

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Custom House Studios in Westport are pleased to present Nerve and Sinew, a collection of paintings by artists Betsy Stirratt and Chanelle Walshe. The exhibition opened this week and will run at the studio until Sunday, July 9. Tomorrow, Saturday, June 17 both artists will be at the Custom House Studios to talk about their work with Alice Maher at 2pm.

A Galway documentary on a controversial life and mind

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TOMMY TIERNAN and Mary Coughlan both feature in a new, Galway produced, documentary, Meetings With Ivor, about the life and work of leading Irish psychiatrist Ivor Browne, which will be screened at The Eye Cinema.

Galway’s new anaesthetist: ‘Stuffed with learning’

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Two remarkable Galway people, Conor O’Malley and Sal Joyce, grew up in the Maam Valley, Connemara, in the closing years of the 19th century. Although they were cousins, they probably never met until they were both doctors working side by side in the Galway Central Hospital, on Prospect Hill, the forerunner of the present University Hospital, in the 1920s.

Castle Ceilings training academy

Castle Ceilings and Partitions Ltd in partnership with the GRETB and the CIF are recruiting for a free full-time day course with City and Guilds in interior systems.

Minister launches CÚRAM Centre for medical device research at NUI Galway

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Ireland’s positon as one of the top medtech clusters in the world will be bolstered today (Monday) with the official launch of CÚRAM, the Centre for Research in Medical Devices. CÚRAM is a Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre based at NUI Galway, which is a unique symbiotic relationship of academia and industry partners that pushes the scientific frontiers in medical devices.

Minister Harris announces a new programme involving NUI Galway to advance clinical research capability among doctors

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A team of Irish clinical academics have secured one of seven major awards that have been made across the UK and Ireland by Wellcome*. The scheme, which will be known as Wellcome – HRB Irish Clinical Academic Training Programme, will support the intake of eight postgraduate trainee doctors per year for a five-year period, providing fully integrated clinical and research training up to consultant level.

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