Saving sight across the globe

By Bette Browne | Aug 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

One year on — the Ebola challenge

By David Lynch | Aug 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

August marked one year since a new outbreak of Ebola was declared in the Congo. David Lynch examines national and…

Restructuring research ethics

By Paul Mulholland | Aug 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

New legislation, which will reform the area of research ethics committees, is imminent. Paul Mulholland reports on why experts believe…

Medical professionals unite for the environment

By Sarah Gallagher | Aug 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health recently launched a consultation on the effects of climate change on the health sector. Sarah Gallagher…

Changing treatment choices

By David Lynch | Aug 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

The wider use of Suboxone is happening just as the methadone programme enters its third decade. David Lynch reports on…

A unique archive – the RCPI Heritage Centre preserving Ireland’s medical heritage

By Ms Harriet Wheelock | Aug 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ms Harriet Wheelock, Keeper of Collections at the RCPI Heritage Centre, outlines the key role the College has played in…

Donation for the nation

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service is entrusted with maintaining the national blood supply and it also provides numerous clinical and…

To follow the GP path, or not?

By David Lynch | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

A new survey finds that a negative perception of general practice among some doctors impacts medical students’ career choices. David…

Aiming for the moon

By Bette Browne | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

The US launched a ‘cancer moonshot’ in 2016, aiming to achieve in five years what would otherwise have taken a…

Dignity by design

By Cliona Hughes | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Design & Dignity is a collaborative project between the Irish Hospice Foundation and the HSE to improve care  for patients…

Development of the Rheumatology Obstetrics SErvice (ROSE) Clinic

By sa | Jan 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dr Kieran Murray and Dr Jelle Baalman outline the details of a specialist multidisciplinary service for women with rheumatic diseases, which aims to maximise optimal maternal outcomes

CT colonography – imaging technology that has come of age

By sa | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dr Eavan Thornton and Prof Martina M Morrin discuss how CT colonography has established itself as an excellent, safe and effective non-invasive modality for imaging the colon for tumours and polyps

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