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Covid-19 and the great GP IT revolution

By Niamh Cahill | May 5, 2021 |

In the second of our series on IT in healthcare, Niamh Cahill reports on how general practice has innovated in…

Building a stronger bioethical infrastructure

By David Lynch | May 5, 2021 |

A Royal Irish Academy conference focused on the lack of a national genomics policy and bioethical issues duringthe Covid-19 pandemic.…

Latest developments in cystic fibrosis

By Ms Sarah Tecklenborg | May 5, 2021 |

Ms Sarah Tecklenborg, Senior Research and Policy Co-ordinator, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland, presents an overview of CFI’s recent conference The impact…

The final medical frontier

By Captain Lisa McNamee | Apr 23, 2021 |

Captain Lisa McNamee, military medicine trainee, provides an introduction to the cutting-edge field of aerospace medicine Currently, it is a…

IMO AGM 2021- Reflecting on the frontline experience in a pandemic

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 23, 2021 |
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IMO AGM 2021, Virtual Conference, 17 April A panel discussion took place at the IMO AGM entitled: ‘Covid-19 – Experiences…

IMO AGM 2021- Dr Kelly vows to be ‘a listening President’

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 23, 2021 |
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Niamh Cahill speaks to new IMO President Dr Ina Kelly about her priorities in the role IMO AGM 2021, Virtual…

Have healthcare workers been negligently infected?

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 23, 2021 |

Covid-19 illness and death in healthcare workers has resulted in legal action. Catherine Reilly reports The HSE is facing legal…

The impact of Covid-19 on children

By Dr Louise Kyne | Apr 15, 2021 |

Dr Louise Kyne, Dean, Faculty of Paediatrics, RCPI, highlights that children’s needs must be prioritised as we work through the…

The future of emergency departments post-Covid

By David Lynch | Apr 15, 2021 |

Covid-19 has caused significant changes in how emergency departments (EDs) are configured due to infection control guidelines. David Lynch examines…

Haematologists call for ‘fundamental change’ to cytogenetics service

By Paul Mulholland | Apr 15, 2021 |

Paul Mulholland examines correspondence between the Irish Haematology Society and the HSE about concerns over deficiencies in the national adult…

Mapping future viral threats

By Bette Browne | Apr 15, 2021 |

Bette Browne speaks to Dr Jonna Mazet of the Global Virome Project about how the initiative was established to identify…

ICGP training transfer set in motion

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 6, 2021 |

The transfer of responsibility for GP training from the HSE to the ICGP finally commenced in March after more than…

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