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Clinical challenges in cancer genetics and genomics

By Dr Terri McVeigh | Oct 26, 2021 |
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Dr Terri McVeigh provides an overview of developments in genomic medicine as they relate to cancer Genomic medicine is one…

What does the Budget mean for healthcare?

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 26, 2021 |

An early analysis of Budget 2022 by the Parliamentary Budget Office points to the difficulty in assessing certain aspectsof healthcare…

Unanswered questions on Maternity and Infant Care Scheme

By Catherine Reilly | Oct 26, 2021 |

A recent column in the Medical Independent by GP Dr Lucia Gannon warned of an erosion of the Maternity and…

A looming catastrophe for healthcare in Afghanistan

By Bette Browne | Oct 13, 2021 |

The horrors witnessed during the US and allied withdrawal from Afghanistan shocked the world and now the country’shealthcare system is…

Improvement in succession planning following CAAC concerns

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 13, 2021 |
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There is recent evidence of more coordination between planned retirements and approval of replacement posts, according to the Chair of…

A turning point for Sláintecare?

By David Lynch | Oct 13, 2021 |
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With debates about the future of Sláintecare sparked by recent resignations, David Lynch asks doctors what they think the next…

A ‘health-led’ approach to drug use

By David Lynch | Oct 4, 2021 |

David Lynch examines a new document that reviews evidence in relation to drug trends and health responses applicable to the…

Untangling the consultant hiring process

By Paul Mulholland | Oct 4, 2021 |
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In recent years there have been efforts at improving processes around consultant recruitment. As talks commence on a new contract,…

RCPI annual conference puts focus on global vaccination

By Dr Sinéad Murphy | Sep 21, 2021 |

Director of Education and Academic Programmes, RCPI, Dr Sinéad Murphy, outlines what attendees can expect from the College’s upcoming St…

Is the tide turning against anti-vaxxers in the US?

By Bette Browne | Sep 21, 2021 |

In the US, a growing number of people are blaming the stubborn rise of Covid-19 on the politicisation of the…

Croom the centre of Department and HSE exchange on public/private mix

By Paul Mulholland | Sep 21, 2021 |

Correspondence relating to Croom Orthopaedic Hospital offers an insight into the views of the HSE and Departmentof Health on the…

Under the microscope: Irish pharma’s engagement with doctors

By Catherine Reilly | Sep 21, 2021 |

It has been five years since the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association launched its transfer of value register, which publishes payments…

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