Secretary General warned of ‘white flag’ being raised in relation to off-site private practice

By Paul Mulholland | October 10, 2019

The Secretary General of the Department of Health expressed concern that health management was waving the “white flag at a very early stage” in relation to permitting off-site private practice in any future consultant contract for public hospital work, the Medical Independent (MI) can report. The Report of the Independent Review Group…

HSE to inform Medical Council of persistently poor prescribers

Unite nearing 50 GPs needed for branch

Lariam ‘valid choice’ for malaria prevention in military

Sláintecare ‘presents political challenges’


When GPs are United?

With the planned extension of free GP care, pressure in out-of-hours services and big changes in GP politics, David Lynch takes a look at the state of play in primary care



IMO: Government has betrayed patients and medical workforce

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Regulator gets prescriptive on meds misuse

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The writer will see you now

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A stimulating career in military medicine

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Managing urinary tract infections

By Dr Theresa Lowry-Lehnen

Paediatric urology: A subspecialty born from collaboration

By Dr Fardod O'Kelly

NSAIDs and cardiovascular risk

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Managing urinary tract infections

By Dr Theresa Lowry-Lehnen


Centre for Colorectal Disease 26th International Meeting

ICGP Network of Establishing GPs Event

Simply the best

Morgan Flanagan Creagh reviews the Mazda MX-5 and test-drives a special, exclusive edition that does everything it is required to do — aside from being practical I finished off summer 2019 with a back-to-back blast of automotive sunshine, starting with the Megáne RS and ending in the Mazda MX-5. Two fantastic cars, both aesthetically show-stopping…

Born to run or cycle or walk

Sport Ireland, Sport Northern Ireland and Healthy Ireland (through the Healthy Ireland fund) has published the first all-island children’s sport participation and physical activity (CSPPA 2018) study. It provides insights into the experiences of children and adolescents throughout the island around their participation in physical activity, sport and physical education. In the case of children…