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Fostering good practice in mental health services

By Niamh Cahill | Mar 30, 2020 |

Last month Niamh Cahill spoke to Dr Susan Finnerty, Inspector of Mental Health Services at the Mental Health Commission, about…

Addressing hearing and vision impairment may help dementia

By Prof Iracema Leroi | Mar 9, 2020 |

Prof Iracema Leroi speaks about her research and work with the European research programme, SENSE-Cog The notion of sensory cognitive…

Safeguarding the wellbeing of doctors

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 27, 2020 |

The RCPI’s Director of Health and Wellbeing Prof Gaye Cunnane speaks to Paul Mulholland about her role and why wellbeing…

Dr Victor Montori’s patient-led revolution

By Sandra Ryan | Feb 17, 2020 |

Sandra Ryan speaks to Dr Victor Montori about why patients need to take the lead in reforming the healthcare system…

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,…

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