Graduate entry medical courses

Published date24 January 2023
Publication titleIrish Times: Web Edition Articles (Dublin, Ireland)
However, one solution would be to offer free education to the Irish students for postgrad medicine in return for four years of service back to the HSE. It's a win-win for the HSE and us. The Government could offer a buyout scheme if, once qualified, doctors decided to travel to Australia. This would provide an incentive for the medical student to stay for a longer duration in Ireland and increase the likelihood of staying for the long term

Postgrad medicine is a slog; it is five to six years of an undergraduate course condensed to four years. It is non-stop studying. We are in it and committed...

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