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Men’s mental health under the spotlight

By Emily Clarke Gifford | Aug 20, 2021 |

Emily Clarke Gifford speaks to Co-Director of Access Research Knowledge Dr Paula Devine about mental healthfindings from the recent Men’s…

How does Covid-19 affect the immune system over weeks and months?

By Anna Wedderburn | Aug 20, 2021 |

Anna Wedderburn spoke with Irish researchers of a recent study that examined the links between long Covid and the immune…

Progress in deep brain stimulation service

By David Lynch | Aug 20, 2021 |

Patients with movement disorders are currently being referred to, and seen, in the Mater MisericordiaeUniversity Hospital’s national deep brain stimulation…

National service plan remains under review

By David Lynch | Aug 20, 2021 |

A second phase of a review of the HSE National Service Plan (NSP) 2021 – to examine if targets have…

A perfect storm for child and adolescent mental healthcare

By Niamh Cahill | Aug 20, 2021 |

For some time, patients and families have highlighted the difficulties in accessing the HSE Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service…

Unravelling the risks of breast implants

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 6, 2021 |

While breast implants have been used for decades in aesthetic and reconstructive surgical procedures, their safety profile continues to elicit…

Prison healthcare in a pandemic

By Emily Clarke Gifford | Aug 6, 2021 |

The Covid-19 crisis has presented Irish prisons with significant additional challenges in protecting the physical andmental health of prisoners. Emily…

Inside health research from outer space

By Bette Browne | Aug 6, 2021 |

Bette Browne looks at the benefits that are being accrued from health research in space The International Space Station (ISS),…

A SAFE approach to awareness and safety in hospitals

By Dr Peter Lachman | Jul 28, 2021 |

As the fourth round of the Situation Awareness for Everyone (SAFE) collaborative is launched, Lead of the Quality Improvement Faculty,…

Business case ‘in development’ for national whole genome sequencing programme

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 15, 2021 |

Genomic surveillance will continue to be an integral part of the global effort to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.Catherine Reilly…

Under cyberattack: Lessons to be learned

By David Lynch | Jul 15, 2021 |

The effect of the cyberattack on the Irish health service continues to be felt by doctors and healthcare teams. David…

Assurances sought on HSE integrated financial management system

By Paul Mulholland | Jul 6, 2021 |

The HSE’s plan to establish an integrated financial management system for the health service over the next year has required…

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