Interview

Moving towards a national prostate cancer registry

By sa | May 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The gathering of clinical data on patients with prostate cancer and patient-reported outcomes could improve care standards and save on service costs, Consultant Urologist Dr David Galvin told Seán Duke

A BIG event in gastroenterology

By sa | Apr 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) President Prof Padraic MacMathuna speaks to Catherine Reilly in advance of the imminent meeting of British and Irish Gastroenterology (BIG) in Belfast

Screening brings diabetic retinopathy into sharp focus

By sa | Apr 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The National Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme has facilitated earlier diagnosis and better treatment, acting as a model for other areas of ophthalmology care. Seán Duke spoke to National Clinical Lead Mr David Keegan

A meeting of minds in rheumatology

By sa | Apr 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

James Fogarty speaks to Irish Society for Rheumatology (ISR) President Dr Alexander Fraser about its upcoming Spring Meeting, which promises a broad variety of topics and speakers

The advocate: Pushing for best standards in psychiatry

By sa | Apr 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland talks to President of the College of Psychiatrists Dr John Hillery about the challenges facing the College and the profession

Enhancing GP knowledge in dermatology

By sa | Feb 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

In advance of next month’s 21st Annual Primary Care Dermatology Society of Ireland (PCDSI) three-day scientific meeting, Niamh Cahill spoke to the Society’s Chairperson, Dr Finbar Fitzpatrick, about this key event in the primary care calendar

Conditions that go beyond skin-deep for Irish children

By sa | Jan 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Consultant Dermatologist Dr Grainne O’Regan talks to Pat Kelly about the advances made and challenges that still remain in treating children with dermatological illness

Providing rapid response to poisoning incidents

By sa | Dec 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland speaks to Dr Edel Duggan, Clinical Director of the National Poisons Information Centre, which was established 50 years ago.

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

By sa | Oct 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland speaks to Dr Emma MacDermott about the treatment of juvenile idiopathic arthritis and the importance of planning for the transition of these patients into adult services

Reaching for common goals in endocrinology and diabetes care

By sa | Oct 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland speaks to President of the Irish Endocrine Society, Prof Finbarr O’Harte, about the Society’s upcoming Annual Meeting

The heart of matters

By sa | Oct 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland speaks to outgoing President of the Irish Cardiac Society Prof Ken McDonald about the highlights of the Society’s upcoming Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM

‘Physican extenders’ help reduce consultation times

By sa | Jul 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Irish Society for Rheumatology Bernard Connor Bursary recipient, Dr Carl Orr, tells Mary Corcoran how he believes his research on ‘physician extenders’ could help to reduce the time burden on consultants across a number of specialities and in turn reduce waiting lists

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