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One year on — the Ebola challenge

By David Lynch | Aug 29, 2019 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

A collective responsibility

By sa | Dec 19, 2018 |

Ms Theresa Lowry-Lehnen, Clinical Nurse Practitioner and Associate Lecturer at the Institute of Technology Carlow, outlines the importance of tackling antimicrobial resistance

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