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Lessons from a full house

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Aug 5, 2020 |

Here are 24 things I learned from my adult children during the lockdown On Friday, 27 March, the day that…

Dreamtime in Dromineer

By Dr Christine O’Malley | Aug 5, 2020 |

Life during lockdown was strange and difficult, but there were good times too Did it really happen? Yes, there really…

MSF rises to challenge of global Covid-19 catastrophe

By Paul Mulholland | Aug 5, 2020 |

In this issue of the Medical Independent, we have published a feature on the work of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)…

Dreamtime in Dromineer

By Dr Christine O’Malley | Jul 14, 2020 |
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Life during lockdown was strange and difficult, but there were good times too Did it really happen? Yes, there really…

Time to value our healthcare workers

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 14, 2020 |
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It is four months since the then Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stood outside Blair House, Washington DC, and told the nation…

A good Neighbour in hard times

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Jun 16, 2020 |
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Consultations can still be ‘small miracles’, even with video technology “If one wishes to be master of an art, technical…

When everybody is an expert…

By George Winter | Jun 16, 2020 |
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‘Science’ does not refer to one thing, and neither does ‘the public’ In a piece for The Critic (28 May…

An evidence-base for e-consultations

By Dr Muiris Houston | Jun 3, 2020 |
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More research is required before telemedicine becomes mainstream practice First of all, a confession: Bless me, for I have sinned.…

Protecting the vulnerable from Covid-19

By Paul Mulholland | Jun 3, 2020 |
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To date, Ireland has avoided the feared Covid-19 surge. This is, of course, to be welcomed and credit should go…

Mental health fallout from pandemic must be addressed

By Paul Mulholland | May 22, 2020 |
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he Covid-19 pandemic has ramifications for all aspects of society and our daily lives. As lockdown becomes our ‘new normal’,…

When chickens come home to roost

By Dr Pat Harrold | May 13, 2020 |
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The pandemic has led to thoughts on how we treat our poultry When I saw the local paper open on…

A call for intellectual humility

By Dr Muiris Houston | May 13, 2020 |
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Dr Danielle Ofri’s new book does not necessarily play to her undoubted writing skills When Dr Danielle Ofri opened her…

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