OUR TEAM

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Paul Ryan

Paul is a dual qualified GP and pharmacist based in Mayfield in Cork. He founded GPConsult.ie and PrescriptionRevision.ie in 2019. He gives talks regularly on practical advice on the management of clinical conditions. He has taught both undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy and medical students in University College Cork since 2005 and writes prescribing guidelines on behalf the ICGP nursing home group.

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Siobhan Twohig

Siobhan is a GP in Ennis & is clinical skills tutor at the University of Limerick. She has completed the Diploma of Practical Dermatology from Cardiff university and is a committe member of the PCDSI. home group.

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Karen Reidy

Karen Reidy is a Dermatology Registrar & a GP. For the past 9 years she has been based in the Dermatology Department of University Hospital Galway and has been working as a locum GP in the Galway area. She has also been involved in teaching and has a Masters in Clinical Dermatology.

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Finbar Fitzpatrick

Finbar is a GP in Ennis and studied Medicine at University College Dublin. He has special interests in and Postgraduate qualifications in Dermatology primarily and also Occupational Health. He is a GP educational trainer with the University of Limerick Postgraduate General Practice training programme.

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Darach O'Ciardha

Darach is a GP in Jobstown and Tallaght Cross. He also holds the position of Assistant Programme Director on the TCD HSE GP Training Programme and Assistant Professor in Primary Care, TCD. He is a member of the ICGP and a member of the European Academy of Teachers in General Practice (EURACT). His areas of academic and research interest include Social Prescribing and the impact of health inequity and deprivation on health. He is also a founder of GPBuddy.ie .

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Shane McKeogh

Shane is a GP Partner in Solas Medical in Rathfarnham in Dublin. He is a GP Trainer with the TCD/HSE GP Training programme and an undergraduate GP Tutor with TCD. Shane was a previous Director of the ICGP Network of Establishing GPs programme and is also a founder of GPBuddy.ie.

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Johnny Loughnane

Graduate of University College, Cork. Completed GP training in Manchester. General Practitioner in Newcastle West, Limerick

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Hilda Fennell O Shea

Studied medicine in UCC. Spent 25 years as Student Health Physician in CIT. Recently retired from General Practice, Hilda has a huge interest in Dermatology and did Cardiff Diploma in Practical Derm in 1993. Founder member of Primary Care Derm Society Ireland.