Investigations

Whatever happened to the Irish Hospital Redesign Programme?

By sa | Apr 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Irish Hospital Redesign Programme was yet another HSE attempt to reduce overcrowding and waiting lists. Paul Mulholland investigates the challenges in implementing it in Tallaght Hospital, Dublin

Doctors wanted: Flexibility required

By sa | Apr 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The medical profession in Ireland is increasingly seeking more choice in working arrangements. Catherine Reilly reports

Care in the community — teamwork in action

By sa | Apr 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

Niamh Cahill investigates the development of community intervention teams in Ireland

No relics: reimagining district and community care provision

By sa | Apr 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

There are many district and community hospitals dotted around the country. David Lynch looks at how a new government could best utilise this existing network of under-used healthcare facilities

Stroke services in Ireland: a lot done but a lot more to do

By sa | Mar 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Niamh Cahill investigates the shortfalls in stroke care in Ireland and the ongoing efforts of clinicians to improve services

A fertile opportunity for change

By sa | Mar 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Regulation and public provision of fertility treatment in Ireland have been posited on the political front. Catherine Reilly reports

Examining the HPAT system

By sa | Feb 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Health Professions Admission Test (HPAT) continues to be a talking point. Catherine Reilly reports

Protecting the disclosers

By sa | Feb 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catherine Reilly reports on whistleblowing in the health service

Outside, looking in

By sa | Jan 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Catherine Reilly explores the hard realities for overseas doctors working and trying to access training in Ireland

Taxing matters

By sa | Dec 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Revenue Commissioners has doctors’ tax affairs under the spotlight. Catherine Reilly reports

HIV: the road to zero

By sa | Nov 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the cusp of World Aids Day, Catherine Reilly assesses the progress to date and challenges in making HIV/Aids history

The intern year

By sa | Nov 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is the crucial juncture when medical students become doctors, but is it fulfilling everyone’s needs? Catherine Reilly takes a closer look at internships in medicine

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