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Cancer services and the other big ‘C’

By Paul Mulholland | Feb 22, 2021 |

Cancer services have been profoundly affected by the emergence of Covid-19. Paul Mulholland charts the response of services to the…

General practice takes to the task with gusto

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 22, 2021 |

After weeks of preparation and a last-minute change of plan, general practice has finally begun administering Covid-19 vaccinations in the…

History made as Ireland Chapter of Association of Pakistani Physicians and Surgeons is launched

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 22, 2021 |

Catherine Reilly reports on the official launch of a new association for Pakistani healthcare professionals and scientists in Ireland An…

A new dawn for elective care?

By David Lynch | Feb 22, 2021 |

Details of a plan for three new elective-only hospitals were revealed during the recent RCSI Charter Week, writes David Lynch…

The missing links in healthcare worker protection

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 8, 2021 |

In mitigating the occupational threat of Covid-19 in Irish healthcare, is the HSE behind the curve in integrating the expertise…

Co-ops under more pressure than ever due to Covid-19

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 8, 2021 |

GP out-of-hours services have been beset by numerous additional challenges since the emergence of Covid-19. Niamh Cahill reports on how…

Lessons from the pandemic

By David Lynch | Feb 8, 2021 |

GP and academic Prof Liam Glynn recently addressed the National Health Summit on the public health response to Covid-19. He…

Health and wellbeing in the midst of a pandemic

By Prof Gaye Cunnane | Feb 8, 2021 |

Director of Health and Wellbeing, RCPI and Professor of Rheumatology at Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital, Prof Gaye…

Psychiatry’s pandemic challenge

By David Lynch | Jan 25, 2021 |

Mental health services are crucial in the pandemic and are facing a uniquely difficult period. David Lynch reports In October…

The worldwide health crises obscured by Covid-19

By Bette Browne | Jan 25, 2021 |

Global humanitarian health crises are surging amid the Covid-19 pandemic, writes Bette Browne The world is seeing an unprecedented surge…

Transplant and vaccination access a concern for renal patients

By Catherine Reilly | Jan 22, 2021 |

Challenges in maintaining the transplantation programme and timing of access to Covid-19 vaccination for end-stage kidney disease patients are being…

The experience of anaesthesiologists on the frontline

By Dr Brian Kinirons | Jan 19, 2021 |

With the Covid-19 crisis continuing to present a real and substantial threat to the ongoing protection of public health and…

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