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Dr Peter Hayes
Clinical Science Institute
School of Medicine
Dept GP and Primary Care
Galway University Hospital
I then worked in Emergency Medicine in Melbourne Australia for a year
I took a vocational training scheme in General Practice in Limerick and finished this with a MICGP in 2008
I also have a MRCPI from Royal College of Physicians and have worked previously as a registrar in Stroke Medicine. I have completed a Masters in Medical Education from University of Dundee.
I work part time as a G.P and part time as an academic. I have previously been module leader for the UG GP Course and the Clinical Skills Module in Year 4 but am currently focused on research especially in the area of 'Resistant Hypertension' and am in the process of completing an MD (Doctorate)
I also have an A.T.C.L, which is an Associative Diploma in Teaching of Drama from Trinity Guildhall London along with a Certificate in Performance from Trinity Guildhall also. I have previously (2011-2014) founded an SSM based on Drama/Voice and emotional honesty.
Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease
Drama and Medicine
Primary Care Protocols and 'Hot topic, evidence based write up's'
Hypertension and CVD
Medical education Research especially 'Simulation' and 'Fitness for purpose Junior Doctors'
Medical Humanities and 'Drama and Medicine' modules for students
Hereditary Haemochromatosis in Primary Care ( P.C)
Gynecology in P.C
Autism in P.C
Culture and the Consult
Peer Reviewed Journals
|(2016)|| '. Newly Qualified Doctors’ Views of Medical School Training and Its Adequacy in Making Them “Fit for Purpose” as First Year Doctors'
Hayes P (2016) '. Newly Qualified Doctors’ Views of Medical School Training and Its Adequacy in Making Them “Fit for Purpose” as First Year Doctors'. [Details]
|(2014)|| 'Discovering Emotional Honesty through Devised Theatre'
Hayes P, Cantillon P, Hafler M (2014) 'Discovering Emotional Honesty through Devised Theatre'. The clinical teacher, 11 (2):84-87 [Details]
|(2012)|| 'Teaching of Professionalism to GP Trainees in Ireland'
Hayes P, O Donovan B (2012) 'Teaching of Professionalism to GP Trainees in Ireland'. Education for Primary Care, 23 (5):370-370 [Details]
|(2012)|| INMED ; Professionalism
Hayes P , Kennedy K (2012) Evaluation of the role of patient video diaries as part of a professionalism module for pre-clinical undergraduates INMED ; Professionalism [Details]
|(2012)|| 'Evaluation of the Role of Patient Video Diaries, as a Part of a Professionalism Module for Pre-Clinical Undergraduates'
Hayes P , Kennedy K (2012) 'Evaluation of the Role of Patient Video Diaries, as a Part of a Professionalism Module for Pre-Clinical Undergraduates' Web Med Central, . [Details]
|(2012)|| 'rish Hospital Consultant Views on the Management of Hereditary Haemochromatosis and Analysis of the Differences between 'Common Practice' and the Management'
Hayes P , O Connell B (2012) 'rish Hospital Consultant Views on the Management of Hereditary Haemochromatosis and Analysis of the Differences between 'Common Practice' and the Management' Web Med Central, . [Details]
|(2012)|| 'The cross-cultural consultation; Are we competent enough'
Hayes P (2012) 'The cross-cultural consultation; Are we competent enough' Forum, . [Details]
|(2012)|| 'Virtually silent but is there anything we can listen for’. An evidence based management update'
Hayes P , Carruthers S (2012) 'Virtually silent but is there anything we can listen for’. An evidence based management update' Forum . Journal of The Irish College of General Practitioners, . [Details]
|(2009)|| 'Influenza vaccines, “Plenty to gain without too much pain”. The benefits of using a post card reminder scheme for patients suitable for the Influenza vaccine'
Hayes P , Murray R , Ryan C (2009) 'Influenza vaccines, “Plenty to gain without too much pain”. The benefits of using a post card reminder scheme for patients suitable for the Influenza vaccine' Forum. Journal of The Irish College of General Practitioners, . [Details]
Honours and Awards
|2002||Deans List Award for Contributions to College Life||UCD|
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|GP Management Committee||Committee member||/|
|GP Social Committee||/|
|Year 4 Management Committe||/|
|Year 1 Professionalism Committe||/|
|Year 4 Rationalization committe||Memeber||/|
Module Leader for GP U.G. Year 4 Course/placements & Clinical Skills module(2012-2015). I played a central role in curriculum development/change for an expanded student cohort during this period.I also undertook the lead in the academic simplification process where our teaching/assessment module changed from 'GP' to 'Primary care and Mental Health'.Current role as a lecturer as I undertake my Research MD.
Module Leader for Professionalism (Clinical Methods) in Year 1 (2010-2012).
Course lecturer Masters in PG Med Education NUIG (Curriculum Development)
Drama and Medicine
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Siobhan Carruthers ObGYNKieran Kennnedy MedBrian Stewart Med Barry O Donovan GP/PCMax Haffler ArtsMary Mc Partlin Arts in Action Peter Cantillon GP/PC Olive Healy Psychology
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Thelma Quince Cambridge University