To follow the GP path, or not?

By David Lynch | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new survey finds that a negative perception of general practice among some doctors impacts medical students’ career choices. David…

Aiming for the moon

By Bette Browne | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The US launched a ‘cancer moonshot’ in 2016, aiming to achieve in five years what would otherwise have taken a…

Dignity by design

By Cliona Hughes | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Design & Dignity is a collaborative project between the Irish Hospice Foundation and the HSE to improve care  for patients…

A scientist’s guide to our existence

By sa | Mar 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Immunologist Prof Luke O’Neill’s new book Humanology sets out to explain much of humankind’s ‘amazing existence’ through the scientific lens.…

Driving a research agenda at UCC

By sa | Mar 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Niamh Cahill speaks to Prof Helen Whelton, Head of the School of Medicine and Health at University College Cork (UCC),…

Irish pain research in focus

By Ms Laura O'Connor | Mar 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ms Laura O’Connor, Research Co-ordinator (RLA projects), highlights the work of the Centre for Pain Research, based in NUI Galway…

Development of the Rheumatology Obstetrics SErvice (ROSE) Clinic

By sa | Jan 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dr Kieran Murray and Dr Jelle Baalman outline the details of a specialist multidisciplinary service for women with rheumatic diseases, which aims to maximise optimal maternal outcomes

Irish research on breast cancer

By sa | Jan 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch highlights some of the most significant research in the field of breast cancer currently being carried out in Ireland

A collective responsibility

By sa | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ms Theresa Lowry-Lehnen, Clinical Nurse Practitioner and Associate Lecturer at the Institute of Technology Carlow, outlines the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance

CT colonography – imaging technology that has come of age

By sa | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dr Eavan Thornton and Prof Martina M Morrin discuss how CT colonography has established itself as an excellent, safe and effective non-invasive modality for imaging the colon for tumours and polyps

A family affair to raise awareness of multiple myeloma in Ireland

By sa | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch reports on the 2018 Multiple Myeloma Ireland Patient and Family Awareness Day

Living with haemochromatosis

By sa | Dec 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

A new report provides an illuminating overview of the experience of haemochromatosis-related symptoms in a worldwide sample of adults with the condition. Priscilla Lynch reports

Related on the site

Over 19,000 children waiting more than 12 months to see specialist

Jul 22, 2019

Minister confirms plan to establish six health areas

Jul 17, 2019

Report completed on ‘non-specialist’ consultants

Jul 16, 2019

RCPI expanding regional training offices

Jul 16, 2019