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The Expert View Podcast is a new series of interviews and discussions with experts from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland hosted by Siobhan Creaton, Head of Public Affairs and Advocacy.

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The Expert View Podcast is a new series of interviews and discussions with experts from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland hosted by Siobhan Creaton, Head of Public Affairs and Advocacy.

    The Expert View: Dr Rachel MacCann and Dr Aoife Kirk from Irish Doctors for the Environment

    The Expert View: Dr Rachel MacCann and Dr Aoife Kirk from Irish Doctors for the Environment

    In this episode of The Expert View, Dr Rachel MacCann, a Registrar working with the Infectious Diseases team in St Vincent’s Hospital and Dr Aoife Kirk, who is working with the Public Health team as part of the COVID-19 response at Dr Steevens’ Hospital, Dublin join Siobhan Creaton. Both are members of Irish Doctors for the Environment, an organization of doctors who aim to create awareness, interest and implement action around environment health and the impact it has on patients’ health. In this discussion, Drs MacCann and Kirk discuss their priorities as members of Irish Doctors of the Environment to protect health and promote policies that can improve the quality of life and health in Ireland. They also talk about their experiences of returning to Ireland to care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic and their hopes for the future as a new Government - that includes the Green Party – adopts new policies for the years ahead.

    • 10 min
    The Expert View: Dr Éanna Falvey on returning to sport during COVID-19

    The Expert View: Dr Éanna Falvey on returning to sport during COVID-19

    Dr Éanna Falvey is a Sports and Exercise Physician and Chief Medical Officer to World Rugby. In this episode of the The Expert View he discusses with Siobhán Creaton how sports from GAA to professional rugby can all continue during COVID-19 in line with public health policy. Dr Falvey details how we might begin to restart sport within Ireland during the ongoing pandemic.

    • 20 min
    The Expert View Heritage Centre Special: Dr Ida Milne talks about the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic

    The Expert View Heritage Centre Special: Dr Ida Milne talks about the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic

    In this special episode of The Expert View, Harriet Wheelock, Keeper of Collections at the RCPI Heritage Centre, talks to Dr Ida Milne about the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic in Ireland. Dr Milne explains how influenza spread across the island, who it effected and how people tried to treat this disease. Dr Milne is a European History Lecturer in Carlow College and author of Stacking the Coffins, Influenza, War and Revolution in Ireland.

    • 18 min
    The Expert View: Prof Emer Shelley on the process of contact tracing

    The Expert View: Prof Emer Shelley on the process of contact tracing

    Prof Emer Shelley, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, talks to Siobhan Creaton about the process of contact tracing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Prof Shelley outlines approaches from around the world and discusses why it's crucial to engage in this process, now and in the future.

    • 7 min
    The Expert View: Dr Cliona Murphy on maternity services, gynaecology, screening and COVID-19

    The Expert View: Dr Cliona Murphy on maternity services, gynaecology, screening and COVID-19

    Dr Cliona Murphy, Chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, talks to Siobhan Creaton about the impact of COVID-19 on maternity services in Ireland. They also discuss the knock-on effect of the pandemic on the provision of gynaecology services and screening and why women shouldn't delay contacting their doctor if they are worried about their health.

    • 13 min
    The Expert View Podcast: Dr Ann-Marie Hayes

    The Expert View Podcast: Dr Ann-Marie Hayes

    Dr Ann-Marie Hayes is a Paediatric Specialist Registrar currently working in Neonatology in the University Maternity Hospital, Limerick. She talks with Siobhan Creaton about why, in light of ongoing government formation talks and during the reopening of Ireland following the Covid-19 pandemic, the needs of children shouldn't be forgotten. Instead, she proposes that now is the time to ensure that the needs of society's most vulnerable children are acknowledged and met.

    • 7 min

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