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The ISPGM has been active in a wide range of consultations and initiatives in health care of older people in Ireland: in addition, geriatricians have been primary leads in the Irish National Audits of Stroke and Dementia Care in Hospitals. Geriatricians are leads and strongly engaged in the National Integrated Care Programme for Older People, National Clinical Stroke Programme and  the National Dementia Strategy and Office. The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) is led by a geriatrician, Prof Rose Anne Kenny.

Irish geriatricians also contribute actively to EuGMS position statements and policies

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ISPGM Supplement on taking a collateral history to supplement history-taking section of Talley & O’Connor, key textbook for many Irish medical students but deficient on important skill of taking a collateral history in the presence of cognitive impairment.

ISPGM Position statement on Long Term Care, 2001

Updated ISPGM Position statement on Long Term Care, 2020

EuGMS Task and Finish group on Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs (FRIDs): Position on Knowledge Dissemination, Management, and Future Research, 2019

August 2020 Interim EuGMS guidance to prepare European Long-Term Care Facilities for COVID-19, 2020

COVID-19 highlights the need for universal adoption of standards of medical care for physicians in nursing homes in Europe, 2020

European undergraduate curriculum in geriatric medicine developed using an international modified Delphi technique, 2014

European postgraduate curriculum in geriatric medicine developed using an international modified Delphi technique, 2019