An Irish Experience in Establishing and Evaluating an Intern Led Teaching Programme 
Jenkinson et al describe the intern led teaching programme (ILT).  81% of students found the ILT programme beneficial.  The students stated that the person that they would most likely approach with a question was the intern
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Nurse Triage in an Irish Out-of-hours General Practice Co-Operative. 
Mulcahy et al describe the role of triage nurses in out of hours GP co-operatives.  Among 110,039 contacts with the service, 19,147 (17.4%) were managed by nurses.
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Emergency Aeromedical Services in Ireland – A Single-Centre Study in 2014 
Sheridan et al report on the activity of the helicopter emergency services (HEMS).  The service was established in 2012.  In 2014, 39 patients were transferred via the HEMS to Tallaght hospital.  The commonest reasons for transfer were plastic surgery input (50%) and paediatric care (38%).
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