The long-awaited delivery of a new Central Mental Hospital and old infrastructure in general, along with the administration of ICPs and ECT, remain recurring problems in the provision of mental health services, writes Lloyd Mudiwa.
Is the ideal surgeon fearless, invincible, a knight in shining armour and calm under pressure? Or is she afraid to ask questions, riddled with anxiety from the pressure of keeping up appearances, consumed with managing their image and afraid to admit that they, like the rest of us, are human?
Continuing his ambitious 24-year project of an annual reading of one volume of Freud’s complete works, UCD’s Prof Brendan Kelly explores The Interpretation of Dreams (Second Part) and On Dreams, in his fifth instalment of the IMT series.
The Medical Council’s sanction against a leading Professor of Surgery arose from a series of unfortunate circumstances and may resolve the uncertainty surrounding the definition of poor professional performance, writes Lloyd Mudiwa.
Michelle McDonagh examines how a new project at University College Cork that uses virtual reality, silicon and human simulators is future-proofing the College in terms of global medical training, and promises to help deliver better, safer healthcare to patients.
Amid claims of a ‘secretive’ vaccine industry and the striking lack of data on vaccine prices, Lloyd Mudiwa shines a light on pneumococcal disease vaccine pricing worldwide, particularly in poor countries.
Mayo Clinic-trained Irish surgeon and Medical Council president Harold J Browne gave 60 years of his long and fruitful life to educating generations of students and surgical trainees.
The Medical Protection Society is taking the lead in tackling crippling costs of clinical negligence claims in Ireland, MPS Director of Claims and Litigation Emma Hallinan tells Lloyd Mudiwa.
The latest hospital emergency departments’ overcrowding crisis has sparked debate between doctors over where the solution lies and how to target funding, writes Lloyd Mudiwa.
Gary Culliton spoke with IHCA President Dr Gerard Crotty about funding, the double-edged sword of agency contracts and how the trolley crisis has turned doctors away from these shores.