€1.9m fund for research in immunology and rare diseases

€1.9m fund for 5 Irish researchers to develop research in immunology and rare diseases funded by the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and pharmaceutical company Pfizer. This SFI- Pfizer Biotherapeutics Innovation Award programme will be awarded to five researchers from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland, NUI Maynooth, Trinity College … Continue reading

Less Healthy Diets for our Irish Men

Less Healthy Diets for our Irish Men New report has found that Irish men are less aware of healthy eating guidelines and consume less healthy foods with larger portion sizes that Irish women. This puts Irish men at a disadvantage in relation to their health. Men prefer more salt and … Continue reading

Consultant Dermatologist job just in for Dublin

We have a Medical job just in for a Lead Consultant Dermatologist for a Clinic in Dublin This Dermatologist will work alongside the Facial Plastic Surgeon Start date beginning of July Hours will be 16-24 or 3/4 days a week South Dublin location Essential Requirements: – Must be on the … Continue reading

Medical Council has concerns but private maternity hospital refutes them

Hospital says, Mount Carmel places “paramount importance on patient safety”. Mount Carmel based in South Dublin has written to the Medical Council rebuffing their worries with regards to a fitness-to-practice inquiry about surgical practices there. Dr Patrick Gerard Rafferty who is a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at both Mount Carmel … Continue reading

Jackie Brown Medical Wins “Best Online Services” Award at the NRF Awards 2012!

Successful again!!! We are delighted and very proud to announce that the Jackie Brown Medical Recruitment Agency has won the “Best Online Services” award for 2012 at the National Recruitment Federation Awards which took place last Friday night in the Shelbourne Hotel. It’s a tremendous achievement for us and we … Continue reading

Should a doctor’s note be compulsory for all sick days?

The discussion and controversy continues over the cost of sick leave after it emerged that sick days cost the civil service more than €26million each year. The figures have re-ignited the debate about absenteeism in the public service, which the Government has pledged to reduce as part of the Croke … Continue reading

Stay safe while keeping cool in the hot weather.

The sun has come out at last. But we must stay safe while keeping cool in the hot weather. With the arrival of our summer weather it is tempting to cool off by taking a dip in the sea. However, plunging into the sea during hot weather can cause heart … Continue reading

Are you one of the best Medical Recruiters in the business?

It’s not rocket science but how can you become one of the best Medical Recruiters in the business? The fundamentals of sales don’t change – basic sales and business acumen will always apply. A successful Medical Recruiter is able to understand their client’s needs and is able to match candidates … Continue reading