Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Paul Kavanagh


  • Efficacy and safety of electronic cigarettes as a smoking cessation intervention: A systematic review and network meta-analysis
  • How and why do financial incentives contribute to helping people stop smoking? A realist review protocol
  • Moving beyond formulae: a review of international population-based resource allocation policy and implications for Ireland in an era of healthcare reform
  • Mixed methods evaluation of the ‘real-world’ implementation of group-based behavioral stop smoking support through Facebook
  • A Comparison of Summer and Winter Emergency Hospitalisations in Ireland
  • Short-Term Air Pollution as a Risk for Stroke Admission: A Time-Series Analysis
  • An Evaluation of the Impact of a Multicomponent Stop Smoking Intervention in an Irish Prison
  • Provision of smoking cessation support for patients following a diagnosis of cancer in Ireland
  • Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on cancer care in Ireland – Perspectives from a COVID-19 and Cancer Working Group
  • Social Connectedness and Smoking among Adolescents in Ireland: An Analysis of the Health Behaviour in Schoolchildren Study
  • Public attitudes to implementing financial incentives in stopsmoking services in Ireland
  • Is the public ready for a tobacco-free Ireland? A national survey of public knowledge and attitudes to tobacco endgame in Ireland
  • A scoping review protocol to map the evidence on the risks and benefits of population based diabetic foot screening
  • An Evaluation of the Distributional Impact of Plain Packaging for Tobacco Products Across Socioeconomic Groups in Ireland
  • Leaving nobody behind? Widening socio-economic inequalities in smoking as Ireland moves towards being tobacco-free
  • Hookah smoking – an overlooked aspect of tobacco control in Ireland
  • Changes in the utilisation of acute hospital care in Ireland during the first wave of COVID-19
  • An evaluation of Community Intervention Teams to inform a new Model of Care
  • The public health and health system implications of changes in the utilisation of acute hospital care in Ireland during the first wave of COVID-19: Lessons for recovery planning
  • Changes in the utilisation of acute hospital care in Ireland during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020
  • A national audit of smoking cessation services in adult specialist cancer care hospitals in Ireland
  • A retrospective cohort study of outcomes in hospitalised COVID-19 patients during the first pandemic wave in Ireland
  • Counting the toll of smoking-attributable hospitalisations
  • “A breath of fresh air” for tackling chronic disease in Ireland? An evaluation of a self-management support service for people with chronic respiratory diseases
  • Completeness and accuracy of the drug treatment reporting system in Dublin, Ireland
  • Changes in the utilisation of acute hospital care in Ireland during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020
  • Stop Smoking (NCEC National Clinical Guideline No. 28)
  • Integrated brief interventions for noncommunicable disease risk factors in primary care: the manual: BRIEF project
  • Talking about good professional practice
  • Towards a Tobacco Free Ireland-scaling up and strengthening quit smoking behaviour at population level.
  • Association between electronic cigarette use and tobacco cigarette smoking initiation in adolescents: a systematic review and meta-analysis
  • Metadata standards for Ireland and Northern Ireland's Population Health Observatory (INIsPHO) and All-Ireland electronic Health Library (AleHL) : version 2.0
  • Listening to Complaints, Learning for Good Professional Practice
  • Medical workforce intelligence report
  • Your Training Counts
  • Integrating the diagnosis and treatment of nicotine addiction into healthcare in Ireland - from policy to practice
  • The State of Tobacco Control in Ireland: HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme, 2018
  • The State of Tobacco Control in Ireland, 2022. Second Report.
  • Bringing the Tobacco Epidemic to an End: Public Views on “Tobacco Endgame” in Ireland.
  • Is the Public Ready for a Tobacco-Free Ireland? A National Survey of Public Knowledge and Attitudes to Tobacco Endgame in Ireland
  • Health system foundations for Sláintecare implementation in 2020 and beyond – co-producing a Sláintecare Living Implementation Framework with Evaluation: Learning from the Irish health system’s response to COVID-19. A mixed-methods study protocol
  • Appraisal of international guidelines on smoking cessation using the agree ii assessment tool
  • Comparison of the health and well-being of smoking and non-smoking school-aged children in Ireland
  • Attitudes and uptake of seasonal Influenza Vaccination for Health Service Executive (HSE) Staff.
  • Tumour Necrosis Factor-a and tuberculosis: Guidance from the National TB Advisory Committee
  • Routine testing of close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases – National COVID-19 Contact Management Programme, Ireland, May to August 2020
  • Drug users' failure to modify alcohol consumption in response to hepatitis C
  • Factors influencing trainee doctor emigration in a high income country: A mixed methods study
  • E-Cigarette-Only and Dual Use among Adolescents in Ireland: Emerging Behaviours with Different Risk Profiles
  • Just a bad flu? Tackling the “infodemic” in Ireland through a comparative analysis of hospitalised cases of COVID-19 and influenza
  • Health Impacts of Transport: a review
  • Health Impacts of Employment: A Review
  • High morbidity expected from cirrhosis in injecting drug users.
  • Acute Budd-Chiari syndrome with liver failure: The experience of a policy of initial interventional radiological treatment using transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt
  • COVID-19 incidence and outcome by affluence/deprivation across three pandemic waves in Ireland: A retrospective cohort study using routinely collected data
  • Knowledge, attitudes and practices of Irish doctors regarding stop smoking care and electronic cigarettes
  • Specialist cancer hospital-based smoking cessation service provision in Ireland
  • Building On Success in Tobacco Control: A Roadmap Towards Tobacco-Free Oman (Perspective Review)
  • Getting to Tobacco 21- an all-policy consensus is needed to reduce unintended consequences.
  • Correction to: Specialist cancer hospital‑based smoking cessation service provision in Ireland
  • Getting to Tobacco 21: an all-policy consensus is needed to reduce unintended consequences
  • How and why do financial incentives contribute to helping people stop smoking? A realist review
  • Inequalities in oral health service utilisation in Ireland: results from the Healthy Ireland Survey
  • Health care utilization and the associated costs attributable to cardiovascular disease in Ireland: a cross-sectional study.
  • Development of a Health Impact Assessment Implementation Model: Enhancing Intersectoral Approaches in Tackling Health Inequalities- A Mixed Methods Study Protocol

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