Dr Pat Harrold

A strange kind of freedom

By sa | Apr 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

GPs are the ‘free spirits’ of medicine and it takes a lot to make them angry — but just don’t tell them what to do, writes Dr Pat Harrold

The price of silence

By sa | Mar 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr Pat Harrold is getting his marching boots ready in anticipation of US President Donald Trump potentially visiting these shores

Wrestling with past glories

By sa | Feb 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr Pat Harrold recounts his father’s first encounter with professional wrestling, an artificial endeavour far from the green fields of his memory, where fair play and good nature prevailed

Lights, camera but no community action

By sa | Jan 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The future for general practice is high-resolution — too much so, writes Dr Pat Harrold

Musical mystery tour

By sa | Dec 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is plenty on Dr Pat Harrold’s Christmas music playlist to evoke memories of happy days and wild nights

Tune in and turn off

By sa | Nov 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Why don’t Irish people switch off their car engines when it is so bad for their health, asks Dr Pat Harrold

Opening our eyes

By sa | Nov 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Are doctors in Ireland willing to speak out about the failings of direct provision, asks Dr Pat Harrold

These are the breaks

By sa | Oct 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Some medical conditions can be ‘milked’, not least the infamous ‘Chancer’s Fracture’, writes Dr Pat Harrold

The fame game

By sa | Sep 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

While I have huge respect for the art, the craft and the skill of those who ‘make it’, mere reputation leaves me cold, writes Dr Pat Harrold

The half-blood princes

By sa | Sep 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

As history continues to repeat itself, Dr Pat Harold asks if we have learned anything about extreme nationalism

A sporting chance

By sa | Aug 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr Pat Harrold provides some astute medical career advice for final meds

Better times?

By sa | Jul 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Life should be easier for GPs now, but it’s not, writes Dr Pat Harrold

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