Dear Editor, The new contract for children under six contains a provision for a cycle of care for those with a diagnosis of asthma.
Dear Editor, Further to your recent letter (‘The IMC could cut down on expenses and delays for overseas doctors’, IMT, May 1, 2015) by Dr Shakya Bhattacharjee, it was highlighted that Kingram House’s expenses grew considerably last year.
Despite growing intolerance over the under-sixes contract, Dr Ruairi Hanley believes every GP is entitled to their view and to act in the best interests of their practice, their patients and their personal incomes.
Strewth, says Dr Muiris Houston, as he tries to get to grips with some of the more colourful local lingo during his recent trip to Australia and New Zealand.
Recalling his recent visit to the Korbel Champagne Cellars in California, Giovanni Morelli examines what makes its sparkling wine — and the Iberian Albariño – such an excellent aperitif.
Back at the Cortical Institute in the South-East, Dr Garrett FitzGerald recounts the team’s latest brain experiments aimed at ‘curing’ heterosexuality.
Ed Madden, BL, looks at a recent UK High Court case in which the Court was asked to decide whether the actions of ambulance personnel, at least in part, were responsible for the tetraplegia of a man who had broken his neck in a fall at his home.
Sixty years ago much of the world came to a stop when the findings of a clinical trial were announced — the vaccine against polio was considered safe and effective. Valerie Ryan reports on polio’s near ‘elimination’, the countries that are still polio-endemic, and the potential threats that remain.