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Medical scientists – the forgotten link in the chain?

By Niamh Cahill | Oct 1, 2020 |

Mr Kevin O’Boyle, Senior Medical Scientist and Chairperson of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA), speaks to Niamh Cahill about…

EDs face a winter like no other

By David Lynch | Sep 21, 2020 |

Irish emergency departments are facing into a particularly demanding winter due to Covid-19. David Lynch speaks to Consultant in Emergency…

HIQA: Inspections and reflections

By sa | Sep 21, 2020 |

HIQA recently published an overview report on its monitoring of activity in public acute hospitals in Ireland between 2015 and…

Getting diabetes services back up and running post-Covid-19

By sa | Sep 9, 2020 |

There is a concern that patients with diabetes are presenting to hospital later because of the current pandemic. Paul Mulholland…

Lung services: Trying to catch a breath during Covid-19

By David Lynch | Aug 17, 2020 |

Prevalence of lung disease in Ireland was already high prior to Covid-19. David Lynch speaks to the Irish Thoracic Society…

A helping hand in Covid-19 efforts

By Paul Mulholland | Jun 3, 2020 |

Paul Mulholland speaks to HSE national antimicrobial resistance and infection control team member Ms Mary McKenna about the importance of…

Fronting-up in a crisis – Prof Mary Horgan interview

By sa | May 13, 2020 |

President of the RCPI Prof Mary Horgan is at the Covid-19 coalface as an infectious diseases consultant at Cork University…

Testing times

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 29, 2020 |

Director of the National Virus Reference Laboratory Dr Cillian De Gascun tells Niamh Cahill he has no doubts about the effectiveness…

Breathing life into the frontline fight against Covid-19

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 21, 2020 |

Anaesthesiologists are currently playing a vital role in intensive care units in the fight against Covid-19. President of the College…

Speaking from the heart – interview with Dr Michael Harty

By David Lynch | Mar 20, 2020 |

David Lynch talks to former Independent TD Dr Michael Harty about the promise and disappointment of Sláintecare and his enduring…

Gout ‘more than doubles’ risk of kidney failure, according to University of Limerick-led research study

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 22, 2020 |

Patients with gout are at increased risk of chronic kidney disease and kidney failure, according to recent University of Limerick-led…

Hot topics in HIV

By Sandra Ryan | Dec 3, 2019 |

Sandra Ryan speaks to leading UK HIV specialist Dr Nneka Nwokolo about new treatment guidelines and raising awareness about the…

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