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Radiating expertise in cancer care – an interview with Dr Daniel Cagney

By Pat Kelly | Oct 13, 2021 |

Following his recent return to Ireland after six years in the US, specialist in stereotactic radiation Dr Daniel Cagney spoke…

Improvement in succession planning following CAAC concerns

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 13, 2021 |

There is recent evidence of more coordination between planned retirements and approval of replacement posts, according to the Chair of…

A turning point for Sláintecare?

By David Lynch | Oct 13, 2021 |

With debates about the future of Sláintecare sparked by recent resignations, David Lynch asks doctors what they think the next…

Enhancing support and care for people with kidney disease

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 4, 2021 |

CEO of the Irish Kidney Association Ms Carol Moore speaks to Catherine Reilly about her first year at the helm…

Untangling the consultant hiring process

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 4, 2021 |

In recent years there have been efforts at improving processes around consultant recruitment. As talks commence on a new contract,…

Menopause – The need to open up the conversation

By Niamh Cahill | Sep 13, 2021 |

Following extensive coverage of the menopause on RTÉ Radio 1’s Liveline programme in May, GPs are reporting anincrease in women…

How to practise self-compassion

By Barry Lee | Aug 31, 2021 |

In advance of an upcoming virtual masterclass on self-compassion and self-care – in partnership with RCPI – Co-Founder of the…

Healthcare in the crossfire

By Bette Brown | Aug 31, 2021 |

Despite the attempts of the United Nations to better protect healthcare staff and patients, attacks on medical facilities in conflict…

The fluid identities of a doctor and writer – An interview with Dr Austin Duffy

By David Lynch | Aug 20, 2021 |

Consultant Medical Oncologist Dr Austin Duffy’s second novel, Ten Days, was published earlier this year. He talks to David Lynch…

All in the Games – interview with Team Ireland’s CMO

By Emily Clarke Gifford | Jul 15, 2021 |

Ahead of the Olympic Games, Emily Clarke Gifford spoke to Chief Medical Officer of Team Ireland, Dr James O’Donovan, about…

The right direction for cancer data

By Pat Kelly | Jul 15, 2021 |

The newly appointed Director of the National Cancer Registry Ireland, Prof Deirdre Murray, spoke with Pat Kelly about taking the…

Protecting public health through food safety controls

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 6, 2021 |

CEO of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland Dr Pamela Byrne talks to Catherine Reilly about the expansive role of…

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