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Positive developments within the field of cystic fibrosis

By sa | Oct 22, 2020 |

Ms Sarah Tecklenborg, Senior Research and Policy Coordinator, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, provides an overview of the latest Irish cystic fibrosis…

Behind the lines of Irish occupational medicine

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 22, 2020 |

As long-standing issues around resourcing and recognition deepen during the pandemic, specialists in occupational medicine warn of a ‘tipping point’.…

When the race for a vaccine is over

By David Lynch | Oct 12, 2020 |

The Covid-19 vaccine race is a global news story. But what happens if and when a vaccine is developed? David…

Irish Latch On study seeks to improve breastfeeding outcomes in women with raised BMI

By Niamh Cahill | Oct 12, 2020 |

Maternal overweight and obesity are known to be associated with lower rates of breastfeeding success. Niamh Cahill highlights efforts underway…

Addressing global inequalities in health – a reflection on World Anaesthesia Day 2020

By sa | Oct 12, 2020 |

Dr Brian Kinirons, President of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, outlines the work of the College in building physician…

Coming to America: The contribution of immigrant healthcare workers

By sa | Oct 12, 2020 |

The US may sometimes seem a cold place for immigrants despite their indispensable role in sustaining the country’s healthcare sector,…

Sex workers’ health in a pandemic

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 1, 2020 |

The pandemic has highlighted how vulnerable populations face additional health risks including exposure to Covid-19. Catherine Reilly speaks to sex…

Area medical officers and the long fight for equality

By Niamh Cahill | Oct 1, 2020 |

Some 16 HSE area medical officers (AMOs) are seeking pay and conditions on a par with that of their senior…

A question of resilience

By sa | Oct 1, 2020 |

Dr Steve Thomas (PhD) argues why it is important to make health systems resilient in the face of shocks, such…

Treating Covid from a distance

By David Lynch | Sep 21, 2020 |

How will the pandemic impact Irish doctors’ plans to travel abroad for work or to return home? David Lynch looks…

Creating ‘The Expert View’

By sa | Sep 21, 2020 |

The RCPI has launched a new podcast, The Expert View. Ms Siobhan Creaton, Head of Public Affairs and Advocacy at…

‘State of nowhere’: non-EU doctors urge training reform

By sa | Sep 9, 2020 |

Non-EU doctors are becoming increasingly mobilised about longstanding barriers to training access in Ireland. Catherine Reilly reports “We are in…

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