Interviews

Reflecting on the cut and thrust of Irish surgery

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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 | 0 Comments

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

The views of a President

By sa | Jan 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland speaks to President of the RCPI Prof Mary Horgan about the links between undergraduate and postgraduate medical education, solutions to the doctor recruitment and retention crisis, and the future challenges facing the College

A landmark appointment for obstetrics and gynaecology

By sa | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

June Shannon speaks to the new Chair of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Ireland Dr Cliona Murphy about the repeal of the Eighth Amendment and the introduction of termination of pregnancy services, as well as her priorities for the role

It’s all about trust

By sa | Nov 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ahead of the 2016 IHCA Annual Conference in Kilkenny next week, David Lynch sits down with new IHCA President Dr Tom Ryan to talk cutbacks, recruitment and investment

Emergency measures in the public interest

By sa | Nov 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

James Fogarty interviews Prof Patrick Plunkett about his long and distinguished career in emergency medicine and the good, the bad and the ugly aspects of Irish healthcare

What’s another year?

By sa | Nov 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Medical Council CEO Mr Bill Prasifka talks to David Lynch about the key trends and issues raised in the Council’s latest annual report and trainee survey

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