Interviews

General practice in medical education

By sa | Feb 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch speaks to Prof Liam Glynn about the recently-launched U-LEARN General Practice Network at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick

The rise of the surgical machines

By sa | Feb 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

The combination of artificial intelligence and virtual reality has the potential to revolutionise surgery, a leading pioneer in the field tells David Lynch

Putting the politics into health

By sa | Feb 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch talks to Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae about why he believes politics and health go hand-in-hand, inequities in the health service and the dearth of rural GPs

Emergency measures in the public interest

By sa | Jan 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

The perennial crisis in our emergency departments has again dominated the headlines this January. David Lynch talks to President of the IAEM Dr Emily O’Conor about the challenges and potential solutions

In search of new challenges

By sa | Jan 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prof Louise Kenny, outgoing Director of the world-renowned INFANT Centre in Cork, takes up a new role in the UK this month. She speaks to Niamh Cahill about her work in Ireland and why she felt it was time for a new challenge

Doran calls time as nursing union chief

By sa | Dec 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

General Secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation Mr Liam Doran is about to bow out after almost 20 years in the role. An often controversial figure within the medical profession, Mr Doran spoke to Catherine Reilly about the relationship between doctors and nurses and health service reform

A new dawn for drug policy?

By sa | Dec 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Minister of State with responsibility for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy Catherine Byrne discusses injection centres, methadone and the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill with David Lynch

Registering changes in cancer

By sa | Nov 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

National Cancer Registry Ireland Director Prof Kerri Clough-Gorr talks to David Lynch about the Registry’s recent annual report, staffing, legislation and its digital future

Certainty and clarity for AHR

By sa | Nov 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Prof Deirdre Madden, Professor of Law, University College Cork (UCC), speaks to Niamh Cahill about proposed legislation on assisted human reproduction in Ireland

Caring for an ageing nation

By sa | Oct 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Dr Diarmuid O’Shea, Clinical Lead, HSE National Clinical Programme for Older People, tells Niamh Cahill about improving progress in HSE developments for older persons

Birthing better Irish maternity services

By sa | Oct 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Niamh Cahill talks to Dr Peter McKenna about his hopes for the HSE National Women and Infants’ Health Programme in implementing the National Maternity Strategy

Safeguarding ICT progress in the HSE

By sa | Oct 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch talks to HSE CIO Mr Richard Corbridge and his interim replacement Ms Jane Carolan about safeguarding the progress made to date in transforming the HSE’s eHealth landscape

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