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The great AI myth

By Dr Muiris Houston | Mar 9, 2020 |
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AI will not replace doctors and should be considered as just another clinical tool to help achieve more accurate diagnoses…

When cheers for Sláintecare ring hollow

By Dr Christine O'Malley | Mar 9, 2020 |
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Sláintecare is unlikely to provide the solution to the problems of the health service Three cheers for Sláintecare! During the…

An outbreak in the information age

By Paul Mulholland | Mar 9, 2020 |
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Perhaps the only thing to match the spread of the new coronavirus, or Covid-19, are news articles and social media…

The smell of human adventure

By George Winter | Feb 27, 2020 |
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Who is brave enough to tackle Everest’s faecal time bomb? In the June 2013 issue of National Geographic, Mark Jenkins…

‘Leaveism’ — the new curse of the workplace

By Dr Muiris Houston | Feb 27, 2020 |
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We are close to accepting a tech-enabled, 24-7 working culture from which it is increasingly difficult to switch off Readers…

The beginning of life’s afterlife

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Feb 27, 2020 |
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Moments of beauty are there to be treasured before their inevitable passing She decided she would plant the tulips herself.…

The crossover between housing and health

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 27, 2020 |
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n our last editorial, we focused on how healthcare was the most important issue for the electorate based on an…

‘Them and us’ and the parish-pump politicians

By Dr Pat Harrold | Feb 17, 2020 |
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The so-called urban/rural divide is nothing but fodder for populist politicians I am not sure if the term ‘Rural Ireland’…

An era-defining general election has put health at the top of the agenda

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 17, 2020 |
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As this editorial is being written the country is still shaking from the ramifications of the general election results, which…

The Sláintecare election

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 3, 2020 |
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Perhaps the defining moment of the Claire Byrne Live health debate on 20 January came at the end of the…

The joy of four

By Dr Muiris Houston | Feb 3, 2020 |
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With reported gains in productivity and happier staff, could the health service ever introduce a four-day working week? orking a…

The madcap in medical research

By Dr Muiris Houston | Jan 21, 2020 |
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From MRIs of sexual intercourse, to which specialties are more likely to receive speeding tickets, the BMJ Christmas issues have…

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