Irish Medical Times

The Irish Medical Times is an independent weekly newspaper for Irish physicians. It was founded in 1967 by John O'Connell, who went on to become the Minister for Health, and is the leading medical magazine in Ireland.

The paper contains news, features, clinical articles, interviews and opinion pieces and is regularly cited as a news source in the Irish national media.

Previous editors include Maureen Browne, Aindreas McEntee, Colin Kerr and Terence Cosgrave. The current editor of Irish Medical Times is Dara Gantly.

The paper runs the Irish Healthcare Awards each year in October — a highly prestigious event that takes place in the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin.

The Irish Medical Times won the Periodical Publishers' Association of Ireland's 'Website of the Year' award in December 2008.

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