We do not have statistics on current stress levels amongst Irish doctors, dentists and pharmacists. A study conducted by Dr Bláthnaid Hayes, Dean of the Faculty of Occupational Health at the RCPI indicated that many doctors were experiencing stress.
We do not have current levels on substance and alcohol misuse among Irish Healthcare Professionals
We do not currently have accurate statistics on mental health problems among Doctors, Dentists and Pharmacists in Ireland.
Various international studies have identified that between 3-16% of hospitalised patients experience an adverse event. Ireland is no different with a guestimate adverse event rate of 13.8%.