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Funding shortfall for HSE ICT projects in 2022 – CIO

By David Lynch | January 7, 2022

The HSE’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) told a special meeting of the Executive’s performance and delivery committee that it would be difficult to achieve completion of “all agreed” information and communication technology (ICT) projects this year. At the meeting on 16 November, Interim CIO and CEO of eHealth Ireland Mr Fran Thompson…

Lack of private prescription data raised

Legal consultancy fees rising due to growing workload – Medical Council

New learning analytics unit for health professionals

ISSPHM to publish position paper on ‘better pandemic control’

CervicalCheck highlights barriers for women over 50 in accessing screening

Jan 17, 2022

‘Glimmer of hope’ offered by new malaria vaccine

Jan 11, 2022

‘All people should be entitled to see a GP based on need’

Jan 7, 2022

Doctors leading on climate action in 2022

Jan 7, 2022

Opening the door to new treatment options for vitiligo patients

By Dr Mitesh Kumar Dwivedi

Irish-developed test more accurately predicts risk of distant metastasis in early-stage breast cancer patients

By Joseph McGinley, Arman Rahman, Chowdhury Jahangir, Claudia Aura, William M Gallagher

Is antibiotic use linked to increased colorectal cancer risk?

By Priscilla Lynch

Dublin Hospitals FC –the season so far

With the Leinster Senior League season now at the midway point, Dublin Hospitals FC (DHFC) find themselves in a strong league position this New Year, which gives us an opportunity to take stock of the progress so far. We rewind back to Friday, 9 July 2021 on a balmy Sunday evening in Crumlin, when DHFC…

An engrossing account of a career in emergency medicine


Trauma is everywhere. More precisely, the term “trauma” is now used to describe everything from truly traumatic experiences that would disturb most people, to the routine ups and downs of everyday life that leave some of us slightly upset. Everything is traumatic, it seems. It is not entirely clear when this trend started, or why…

Ford’s versatile fiesta can be all things to people

Unfortunately, while testing the Ford’s new Fiesta mHEV, I had to get my mum to a certain South Dublin private hospital’s emergency room before it closed at 6pm. This plucky little Fiesta rose to the challenge of becoming a makeshift ambulance and proved, as the Fiesta has time and again, that it isn’t the size…

How ‘meatless’ meat leads to chemical engineering, not cooking


A few years ago, before The Restaurant was transformed into the Marco Pierre White show, Paolo Tullio and I were served a particularly delicious meal that we took to be vegetarian. It was cooked by Sharon Shannon and it turned out to be vegan. It was vegan in the sense that it contained no animal…

Mindo Cartoon 13 January

Medical mysteries and lightning-fast ‘cures’


Avery happy New Year to all Dorsal View readers. Hopefully you are rested and well and ready to wade knee-deep into your waiting lists. May this year bring us happier times than the oneand-a-half years that preceded it. To start the year, a quick look back at how freak accidents sometimes led to the resolution…

Update Journal – Respiratory Medicine

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