The associate editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics has stressed arguments around climate change and fertility treatment should not be used as a form of discrimination.
Unlike professional rugby, our emergency departments are run by amateurs, our best players are sent to other leagues, and our team managers — believing us to be ‘world class’ — won’t even attend the matches, laments Dr Garrett FitzGerald.
Dear Editor, I regularly read and enjoy the ‘Hanley Report’ in your publication. It is important that general practice has a voice in these times of financial constraint. Indeed, there is no better man than Dr Ruairi Hanley who does not suffer fools gladly.
The 2014 Irish Healthcare Awards judging panel has added a new trophy of ‘Research Paper of the Year’ to its 17-strong list of categories that will be honoured at the gala event in Dublin this autumn.
Dear Editor, It has been reported recently in your pages that the IMO has reached an agreement allowing it to ‘engage’ with the HSE; there must be a suspicion of casuistry as nowhere is there a reference to a right to negotiate.
Ed Madden, BL, looks at a recent English Court of Appeal case in which the husband of a woman who died in hospital claimed that her right to respect for private life under the European Convention on Human Rights was breached
Dear Editor, The HSE are anxious and insisting that GPs perform phlebotomy on patients.