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Opioids in Ireland: Are we heading towards a US-style crisis?

By Catherine Reilly | Jan 11, 2022 |

There was a suggestion at a Medical Council working group that Ireland could experience an opioid addiction crisis as has…

Assessing the impact of Covid-19 on cancer care

By Prof Louise Burke | Nov 25, 2021 |

Prof Louise Burke provides details of a new report examining the pandemic’s impact on cancer services and outlines the need…

Covid control: What next for healthcare staff?

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 15, 2021 |

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from over and the protection of healthcare workers will remain an issue of concern for…

UPMC Sports Medicine marks one year anniversary with new research insights and concussion management

By Sa | Nov 4, 2021 |

Commercial Feature Since its opening in November 2020, the UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic at the WIT Arena has attracted many…

Clinical challenges in cancer genetics and genomics

By Dr Terri McVeigh | Oct 26, 2021 |

Dr Terri McVeigh provides an overview of developments in genomic medicine as they relate to cancer Genomic medicine is one…

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…

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…

Saving sight across the globe

By Bette Browne | Aug 29, 2019 |

In her series on Irish figures who have left their mark on medical history, Bette Browne looks at the career…

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