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What do international comparisons of Covid-19 responses tell us?

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 6, 2021 |

HIQA’s recent international review of different ‘lockdown’ strategies contains an important caveat at the end.“Public health measures adopted by countries…

Lack of independent bioethical advice is cause for concern

By Paul Mulholland | Mar 24, 2021 |

Amongst the multitude of challenges the Covid-19 crisis has posed society are issues of serious ethical concern. Early in the…

International travel and the pandemic

By Paul Mulholland | Mar 15, 2021 |

The link between international travel and the second wave of Covid-19 in Ireland has been made plain in new research.…

Will a new model for public health become a reality?

By Paul Mulholland | Mar 3, 2021 |

In our last editorial, the question was posed as to whether the pandemic would result in a better resourced and…

Will the pandemic result in a better resourced health service?

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 22, 2021 |

There is no part of the health service that has not been affected, either directly or indirectly, by Covid-19. In…

Urgent questions about the devastation Covid-19 has caused in nursing homes

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 8, 2021 |

In January alone, 369 nursing home residents died as a result of Covid-19. This brought the overall number of Covid-19-related…

Hope in a dark time

By Paul Mulholland | Jan 25, 2021 |

It is hard to be positive. January is never the easiest month at the best of times. And these are…

Who will be left behind in the new age of telemedicine?

By Paul Mulholland | Jan 11, 2021 |

At the end of last year, the Medical Protection Society (MPS) issued the results of a survey on the subject…

Thinking globally about Covid-19

By Paul Mulholland | Dec 14, 2020 |

As a dark year draws to a close, there is at least some solace that the future promises to be…

Covid-19 is not the only strain on general practice

By Paul Mulholland | Nov 2, 2020 |

The pressure Covid-19 is placing on general practice is the subject of two features in this issue of the Medical…

Light at the end of the tunnel for consultant agreement?

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 22, 2020 |

The IHCA AGM and annual conference 2020 was full of familiar themes: Restoring pay parity for ‘new-entrant’ consultants; the health…

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…

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