Dear Editor, Emergency medicine is in a crisis and needs the help of every doctor in this country.
Ed Madden, BL, looks at a recent Circuit Court case in which a man who was dismissed from his hospice post sought a continuation of the terms of his contract of employment pending the determination of proceedings before the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
New Irish research published in BMJ Open has found that young people aged 16-17 years old believe standardised packs to be less attractive and their cigarettes to be more harmful than packs with EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD) labels, which includes picture and text warning covering 65 per cent of the packages.
The introduction of Physician Associates (PAs) to the Irish health service represents a “significant change”, the IMO has stated.
Open letter to IMO President Dear President, Regarding the failed negotiations with the Irish Medical Council (IMC) relating to the hike in registration fees, I have to say that this result is hugely disappointing but not surprising.
The State’s prescription bill could reach a massive €2 billion by 2026, a new study has predicted.
New research from Austria has found no evidence that lithium-based pharmaceuticals either directly or via accumulation in drinking water diminish the risk of death by suicide.
A new cross-political party Oireachtas group was launched last week to tackle childhood obesity and food poverty.
The Department of Health has just seven staff, or almost 2 per cent of the total number of employees, who are capable of carrying out their duties through both the Irish and English languages.