“In the medical profession you will see the introduction of the concept of telesurgery. This will involve the delivery of medical support including even surgery in hard-to-reach communities. It has implications for medical training where an understanding of robotics and so on will be required.”
The growth of automation and robotics are highlighting the need for employers to ensure that their staff have the right skills for the future. Skillnet Ireland Chairperson, Brendan McGinty discusses the changing world of work in this Irish Times article.