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Cancer awareness in the workplace

By Mr Kevin O'Hagan | Mar 20, 2020 |

The signs of work-related cancer need to be recognised, writes Mr Kevin O’Hagan, Cancer Prevention Manager with the Irish Cancer…

The arguments over drug access

By David Lynch | Mar 20, 2020 |

This year will witness a new round of negotiations between Government and the pharmaceutical industry on a deal regarding access…

Health and wellbeing for trainers and trainees during Covid-19

By sa | Mar 12, 2020 |

Prof Gaye Cunnane and Ms Hadas Levy, Department of Health and Wellbeing, RCPI, outline how medical professionals can manage their…

How to address rural America’s healthcare deficit?

By Bette Browne | Mar 9, 2020 |

A shortage of doctors is creating ‘medical deserts’ across rural America, leaving millions of people without adequate healthcare, writes Bette…

Health protection and health security in Ireland in the time of Covid-19

By Dr Ina Kelly | Mar 9, 2020 |

Consultant in Public Health Medicine and member of the IMO public and community health committee Dr Ina Kelly outlines the…

Modernising the intern year

By Catherine Reilly | Mar 9, 2020 |

The intern year, which demarcates the transition from student to doctor, is currently the focus of a major reform programme.…

Cappagh innovating to improve patient outcomes

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 27, 2020 |

The recently-rebranded National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh held a seminar last month to showcase innovative practices to enhance patient outcomes. Catherine…

The health impact of homelessness

By David Lynch | Feb 27, 2020 |

The health needs of the homeless community are unique and changing. David Lynch investigates present policy and service provision Health…

Sláintecare and neurological services

By Priscilla Lynch | Feb 17, 2020 |

A recent event aimed at exploring the implications of Sláintecare for neurological care highlighted some startling facts and strong opinions…

Unlocking the potential of genomics

By David Lynch | Feb 17, 2020 |

The appointment of a new HSE director and the formation of a national strategy will progress genomics in Ireland, a…

How RCSI became a university

By Catherine Reilly | Feb 17, 2020 |

In December, the Education Minister Joe McHugh tweeted a picture from his office with the message, ‘Sign-off. Putting pen to…

Are out-of-hours GP co-op services still viable?

By Niamh Cahill | Feb 3, 2020 |

The GP out-of-hours service is in crisis and at risk of imploding, GPs have warned. Niamh Cahill examines the problems…

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