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Will the Government regret not following NPHET’s advice?

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 12, 2020 |

The unified front the country presented in the initial surge of Covid-19 appears now to be well and truly over…

A Winter Plan like no other

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 1, 2020 |

When the HSE’s Winter Plan 2019/20 was published, our editorial at the time asked if the name was appropriate anymore.…

Another blow to public health doctors

By Paul Mulholland | Sep 21, 2020 |

Just as ‘spin’ was synonymous with the Tony Blair-led New Labour administration of the late 1990s/early 2000s, ‘optics’ became associated…

Should Ireland implement a population-based Covid-19 testing programme?

By sa | Sep 9, 2020 |

PAUL MULHOLLAND As winter approaches, the need to develop strategies to combat Covid-19 takes on fresh urgency. The reopening of…

Message from the Editor

By sa | Aug 31, 2020 |

From the Editor Action needed on non-training posts In the last issue (Medical Independent, 20 August) we published a letter…

In memory of Dr Syed Waqqar Ali Shah

By sa | Aug 17, 2020 |

Dr Naveed AbbasSurgical Registrar,Midland RegionalHospital, Portlaoise Family is a wonderful thing. In Pakistani culture it refers to not just your…

The Covid-19 era of perpetual uncertainty

By Paul Mulholland | Aug 17, 2020 |

At the time of writing, there is a lot of talk about the second Covid-19 wave. At the end of…

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…

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