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Animosity within profession over private hospital deal

By Niamh Cahill | Jun 3, 2020 |

As the work to limit the spread of Covid-19 continues, a significant divergence has emerged among hospital consultants. Niamh Cahill…

Obesity in a time of the coronavirus

By David Lynch | Jun 3, 2020 |

Evidence suggests that obesity causes more severe Covid-19 symptoms. David Lynch looks at the impact the pandemic will have on…

US focus: Political expediency vs pandemic response

By Bette Browne | May 22, 2020 |

The Trump administration lost valuable time preparing for the Covid-19 crisis. Now it cannot afford any missteps when reopening the…

Cancer Society supporting patients at this time of crisis

By Ms Averil Power | May 22, 2020 |

Ms Averil Power, CEO of the Irish Cancer Society, outlines its response to Covid-19 Everything has changed in the past…

The void of loneliness

By David Lynch | May 22, 2020 |

The negative impact of loneliness and social isolation has become a focus for health authorities in recent years but the…

A flu season like no other

By Catherine Reilly | May 21, 2020 |

With an unprecedented focus on the novel coronavirus, anotherbetter-known viral threat will represent a major test laterthis year. Catherine Reilly…

Should there be widespread Covid-19 testing for healthcare professionals?

By Priscilla Lynch | May 18, 2020 |

As the number of healthcare workers in Ireland with Covid-19 continues to climb, the HSE is under growing pressure to…

A question of capacity

By Niamh Cahill | May 13, 2020 |

Niamh Cahill speaks to Director of the Decision Support Service Ms Aine Flynn about why it is essential to reform…

Keeping physicians updated during the pandemic

By sa | May 13, 2020 |

RCPI’s Covid-19 clinical updates are a valuable educational resource for frontline physicians In early March, Prof Anthony O’Regan, Dean of…

Mental health services tested by Covid-19

By Paul Mulholland | May 13, 2020 |

The Covid-19 crisis has put even more pressure on already strained mental health services. Paul Mulholland reports Before the current…

The role of behavioural science in a pandemic

By David Lynch | May 13, 2020 |

The deployment of behavioural science is a feature of the public health response to the Covid-19 pandemic both internationally and…

A presidential race, healthcare eligibility and a pandemic

By Bette Browne | Apr 29, 2020 |

Healthcare is centre stage in the race for the White House. Bette Browne looks at the health policies of the…

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