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Being President during a pandemic

By David Lynch | Jan 11, 2021 |

Dr Padraig McGarry’s time as IMO President has been unusually long and has taken place during extraordinary times. He talks…

Enough is enough for public health doctors

By Niamh Cahill | Dec 14, 2020 |

Public health doctors have borne tremendous strain during the current pandemic. The breakdown in talks over promised reforms and the…

How Covid-19 has affected respiratory care

By Niamh Cahill | Nov 23, 2020 |

Dr Sarah O’Beirne, Consultant Respiratory Physician at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, speaks to Niamh Cahill about how the sudden…

Tackling thrombosis in 2020

By Pat Kelly | Oct 22, 2020 |

Ahead of World Thrombosis Day, Consultant Haematologist Dr Barry Kevane spoke with Pat Kelly about the need to identify patients…

Medical scientists – the forgotten link in the chain?

By Niamh Cahill | Oct 1, 2020 |

Mr Kevin O’Boyle, Senior Medical Scientist and Chairperson of the Medical Laboratory Scientists Association (MLSA), speaks to Niamh Cahill about…

EDs face a winter like no other

By David Lynch | Sep 21, 2020 |

Irish emergency departments are facing into a particularly demanding winter due to Covid-19. David Lynch speaks to Consultant in Emergency…

HIQA: Inspections and reflections

By sa | Sep 21, 2020 |

HIQA recently published an overview report on its monitoring of activity in public acute hospitals in Ireland between 2015 and…

Getting diabetes services back up and running post-Covid-19

By sa | Sep 9, 2020 |

There is a concern that patients with diabetes are presenting to hospital later because of the current pandemic. Paul Mulholland…

Lung services: Trying to catch a breath during Covid-19

By David Lynch | Aug 17, 2020 |

Prevalence of lung disease in Ireland was already high prior to Covid-19. David Lynch speaks to the Irish Thoracic Society…

A helping hand in Covid-19 efforts

By Paul Mulholland | Jun 3, 2020 |

Paul Mulholland speaks to HSE national antimicrobial resistance and infection control team member Ms Mary McKenna about the importance of…

Fronting-up in a crisis – Prof Mary Horgan interview

By sa | May 13, 2020 |

President of the RCPI Prof Mary Horgan is at the Covid-19 coalface as an infectious diseases consultant at Cork University…

Testing times

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 29, 2020 |

Director of the National Virus Reference Laboratory Dr Cillian De Gascun tells Niamh Cahill he has no doubts about the effectiveness…

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