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What you need to know about CAR T-cell therapy

By Sandra Ryan | Jan 21, 2020 |

Sandra Ryan speaks to Consultant Haematologist Dr Larry Bacon about CAR T-cell therapy and reports on recent research which shows…

Ophthalmology leading medicine in unlocking AI potential

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 6, 2020 |

Priscilla Lynch speaks to Dr Pearse Keane about his pioneering work in the field of artificial intelligence in medicine Artificial…

Inspiration for the surgeons of tomorrow

By Sarah Gallagher | Jan 3, 2020 |

Sarah Gallagher speaks to Prof Helen Heneghan, University College Dublin’s first female Academic Professor of Surgery, about what she hopes…

Remodelling of cystic fibrosis care in Ireland

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 21, 2019 |

Paul Mulholland speaks to HSE National Clinical Lead for Cystic Fibrosis Prof Charles Gallagher about the new model of care…

A stimulating career in military medicine

By sa | Oct 10, 2019 |

Colonel Dr Gerald Kerr, Outgoing Director of the Defence Forces’ Medical Branch, spoke to the Medical Independent about his more…

Reflecting on the cut and thrust of Irish surgery

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 20, 2019 |

The President of the RCSI Mr Ken Mealy speaks to Catherine Reilly about some of the pressing issues facing Irish…

Mastering the art of listening

By Clíona Hughes | Jul 17, 2019 |

Former hostage and crisis negotiator Ms Cathy MacDonald talks to Clíona Hughes about how medical professionals can improve their communication…

New homeless healthcare service fills gap in care

By June Shannon | Jun 4, 2019 |

June Shannon talks to Safetynet’s Dr Angela Skuce about the recently established Step Up and Step Down Intermediate Care Centre,…

The need for a fairer approvals process for cancer drugs

By Niamh Cahill | May 2, 2019 |

Prof Bryan Hennessy, Clinical Lead, Cancer Trials Ireland, talks to Niamh Cahill about the frustrations among cancer clinicians regarding the…

How to implement the national strategy for cancer

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 14, 2019 |

Paul Mulholland speaks to Director of the National Cancer Control Programme Dr Jerome Coffey about the implementation of the national…

Heading into the future for ENT

By David Lynch | Apr 3, 2019 |

A new model of care for head and neck surgery was recently launched. David Lynch speaks to Prof Michael Walsh,…

Life post-FEMPI: A GP’s reflections from Qatar

By sa | Jan 8, 2019 |

Dr Declan Larkin, an Irish GP currently working in Qatar, talks to Catherine Reilly about his difficult decision to leave Irish general practice

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