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A SAFE approach to awareness and safety in hospitals

By Dr Peter Lachman | Jul 28, 2021 |

As the fourth round of the Situation Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) collaborative is launched, Lead of the Quality Improvement Faculty,…

Business case ‘in development’ for national whole genome sequencing programme

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 15, 2021 |

Genomic surveillance will continue to be an integral part of the global effort to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.Catherine Reilly…

Under cyberattack: Lessons to be learned

By David Lynch | Jul 15, 2021 |

The effect of the cyberattack on the Irish health service continues to be felt by doctors and healthcare teams. David…

Assurances sought on HSE integrated financial management system

By Paul Mulholland | Jul 6, 2021 |

The HSE’s plan to establish an integrated financial management system for the health service over the next year has required…

Waiting for progress

By David Lynch | Jul 6, 2021 |

With waiting lists getting longer, there is renewed focus on the work of the scheduled and unscheduled care performance unit…

Improving oncology care for adolescents and young adults

By Emily Clarke Gifford | Jun 18, 2021 |

Emily Clarke Gifford speaks to Consultant Paediatric Haematologist Prof Owen Smith about a new European paper highlighting the inequitable access…

OUTstanding: LGBTQ+ health and wellbeing for patients and physicians

By Prof Mary Horgan | Jun 18, 2021 |

With the arrival of Pride 2021, RCPI President Prof Mary Horgan reflects on the experiences of LGBTQ+ patients and physicians…

Advancing BowelScreen

By Catherine Reilly | Jun 18, 2021 |

After a challenging 16 months, BowelScreen is progressing plans to extend age eligibility, but colonoscopy capacity remains a key limiting…

An eye on AI

By David Lynch | Jun 4, 2021 |

With a national artificial intelligence (AI) strategy imminent and an increasing number of AI health projects underway in Ireland, David…

Continued strides in HIV treatment

By Emily Clarke Gifford | Jun 4, 2021 |

Emily Clarke Gifford speaks to Clinical Lead of the HSE’s Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme, Prof Fiona Lyons, about…

Time for a change – the fight to keep non-EU doctors in the health service

By Dr Shubhangi Karmakar | Jun 4, 2021 |

The Keep Our Doctors campaign is advocating for intern jobs for all graduating doctors in Ireland. Dr Shubhangi Karmakar speaks…

Epileptologists seek inclusion of purified CBD product in State programme

By Catherine Reilly | Jun 4, 2021 |

Neurologists specialising in epilepsy are urging inclusion of a purified cannabidiol product in the State’s medical cannabis access programme. Catherine…

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