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Rallying call for NCHDs to support colleagues

By sa | Apr 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Columnist Dr Anthony O’Connor gave some insights to NCHDs at the recent NCIS 2015 meeting

Care and casualties in WWI

By sa | Apr 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli, Paul Mulholland recounts the story of the Irish doctor, Dr Andrew Horne, who took a significant series of photographs during the conflict

Plain speaking, plain packaging

By sa | Apr 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr James Reilly speaks with Bette Browne about kicking the habit out of Ireland and legal threats from ‘Big Tobacco’

Making the numbers work

By sa | Apr 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland speaks to health quality expert Mr Lloyd Provost about better ways to analyse and present health quality data to improve patient outcomes

Gaining a body of knowledge

By sa | Apr 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Human body donation to medical schools helps form the doctors of tomorrow. Catherine Reilly reports on Irish structures and a different approach taken at a US university

Taking heart in cardiology

By sa | Mar 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Paul Mulholland reports on the Irish Heart Foundation’s Cardiovascular Prevention Conference in Dublin

A moving experience

By sa | Mar 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rita de Brún looks at the challenges and career possibilities for the 600 Sudanese doctors currently working in Ireland

FGM: When the marginal enters the mainstream

By sa | Mar 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The case of an obstetrics registrar found not guilty of female genital mutilation (FGM) in a London court last month offers an insight into the perils that may face the specialty in Ireland. Catherine Reilly reports

An indiscriminate killer

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is a story of unspeakable tragedy: A 12-year-old Irish-American boy dies in a New York hospital because the sepsis in his body went undiagnosed and untreated. All that was essentially needed to save him was awareness of what his parents call ‘this vicious killer’. Bette Browne reports

Cocktail of care and curiosity

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Medical mysteries continue to fascinate and baffle doctors. David Lynch talks to experts who have investigated interesting clinical conundrums

An indiscriminate killer

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

It is a story of unspeakable tragedy: A 12-year-old Irish-American boy dies in a New York hospital because the sepsis in his body went undiagnosed and untreated. All that was essentially needed to save him was awareness of what his parents call ‘this vicious killer’. Bette Browne reports

Cocktail of care and curiosity

By sa | Mar 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Medical mysteries continue to fascinate and baffle doctors. David Lynch talks to experts who have investigated interesting clinical conundrums

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