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Inspiring ‘solidarity’ amid public health resource deficits

By David Lynch | March 30, 2020

A Specialist Registrar in Public Health has told the Medical Independent (MI) about the inspiring “solidarity” she has witnessed across the health system in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Laura Heavey, who is also a member of the Association of Public Health Registrars Ireland (APHRI), said the work being done underlined…

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In our new ArtSpeak section, we will hold a series of conversations with some of Ireland’s leading artists. We talk to artist and painter Richard Hearns about his practice and plans for 2020 1 Any upcoming talents that impress you? In 2017 I had the opportunity to work with a young musician and budding artist,…

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Strange days indeed — some takeaway points from the Covid-19 crisis


It’s the only game in town at the moment — there’s no escaping the bug of the century right now and apart from the unprecedented nature of the thing itself, there has by now surely been a record-breaking amount of column inches dedicated to how the world is coping with the resulting challenges. But as…

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