As a Bill is drafted to unite the three children’s hospitals, CEO of the Children’s Hospital Group, Eilísh Hardiman, told Gary Culliton she aims to learn from the mistakes of previous hospital mergers.
A winner at last year’s Irish Healthcare Awards, a unique medical education course developed in Donegal is now on the verge of spreading across the globe, writes Lloyd Mudiwa.
New certification guidelines for GPs, among the winners at last year’s Irish Healthcare Awards, is another example of how the judging panel has a knack on picking the most innovative health projects before they go mainstream, reports June Shannon.
The NAGP says it is ready to look past its acrimonious relationship with Health Minister Dr Leo Varadkar for the sake of Irish general practice and the health service, CEO Chris Goodey tells Lloyd Mudiwa.
Former British Airways training captain Guy Hirst may nowadays be ‘grounded’, with his focus shifted to the healthcare sector, but his passion for safety remains steadfast, Lloyd Mudiwa writes.
Reporting from the recent Pelvic Health: European Expert Forum 2015 in Dublin, Paul Mulholland hears of the predicted dramatic global rise in the incidence of overactive bladder, and how best to manage and treat the condition.
As the row over the proposed introduction of free GP care for under-sixes rumbles on, Lloyd Mudiwa outlines the findings of new independent analysis on expected GP workload under the scheme, which could see average working days of 14.5 hours.
First pioneered by the US military, developments in bionic suits and robotic exoskeletons – by among others the TCD graduate who founded the Harvard Biodesign Lab – are helping to transform the lives of the physically and mobility impaired, reports Valerie Ryan.