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A presidential role

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Bray GP Dr Rita Doyle was elected as President of the Medical Council last July. She speaks to Catherine Reilly…

Connections and reflections: The overall picture for women in medicine in Ireland

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Niamh Cahill reports on the varied programme at the Women in Medicine in Ireland Network conference, which was recently held…

ICGP involvement in Saudi Arabia was ‘no secret’ — CEO

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

ICGP CEO Mr Fintan Foy believes the College’s activity in Saudi Arabia is a positive development for family medicine but…

Rethinking the paradigm on violence

By David Lynch | Apr 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Violence is increasingly viewed as a public health challenge, rather than just a criminal problem. David Lynch explores innovative initiatives…

The framework for advance healthcare directives

By sa | Apr 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Chair of Safeguarding Ireland and Chair of Sage Advocacy Ms Patricia Rickard-Clarke explains the significance of legislation governing advance healthcare…

Prevention should be at heart of national cardiac review

By Prof Bill McEvoy | Apr 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Professor of Preventive Cardiology at NUI Galway and Medical and Research Director of the National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular…

Donation after cardiac death (DCD) programme making huge progress in Northern Ireland

By Catherine Reilly | Apr 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catherine Reilly speaks to Consultant Transplant Surgeon Mr Tim Brown about organ transplant services in the North and innovations in…

Women’s health programme needed to prevent ‘another valproate scandal’

By sa | Apr 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Catherine Reilly reports from a conference on the impact of sodium valproate (Epilim) in pregnancy and hears why new epilepsy…

A new model for public health medicine?

By Niamh Cahill | Apr 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the Crowe Horwath report on public health doctors finally published, Niamh Cahill examines what its recommendations mean for the…

Making Ireland a centre for healthcare innovation

By Ms Eimear Galvin | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Ms Eimear Galvin, Manager of Health Innovation Hub Ireland (HIHI), provides an overview of the HIHI and outlines the importance…

Trailblazing female doctors who lit the path for the rights of women

By Bette Browne | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

In her series on Irish doctors who have left their mark on history, Bette Browne looks at the lives of…

Introducing abortion: The story so far

By Catherine Reilly | Mar 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The commencement of routine abortion services at the beginning of 2019 has proven challenging for medical services. Catherine Reilly reports…

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