HIPE does not reflect private work — UL consultants

By Paul Mulholland | September 11, 2019

Consultants in University of Limerick (UL) Hospitals Group have said Hospital Inpatient Inquiry (HIPE) data is not a correct reflection of claims they have made for treating patients with private health insurance, the Medical Independent (MI) can report. The issue was discussed in a HSE document outlining the new consultant compliance framework…

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31st IHCA AGM 2019 preview

TCD/HSE Specialist Training Programme in General Practice End-of-Year Presentations and Dr Manné Berber Lecture 2019

The graphic art of medicine

Dr Ronan Kavanagh speaks to GP and graphic medicine artist Dr Ian Williams, who will be curating an exhibition of graphic medicine at this years’ sold out dotMD conference Dr Ian Williams is the author of two graphic novels: The Bad Doctor, a semi-autobiographical book about a rural GP and his patients, and a follow-up…

RAMI Robert Graves Lecture