Dara Gantly on the pressure to provide full access to powerful new treatments.
Dear Editor, Congratulations to Prof Ted Dinan and his team at UCC on discovering and developing a new paradigm for our understanding of schizophrenia (‘Gut bacteria may hold key to schizophrenia’, Irish Medical Times, October 31, 2014).
Dr Muiris Houston on the important point that the poorest in society have the greatest difficulty in accessing healthcare, and the need to understand and remove the barriers they face.
Dr Muiris Houston looks at new research from Galway examining how the adoption of crew resource management used in the aviation industry can improve teamwork and co-ordination in medicine.
Dara Gantly picks up on some of the themes at this year’s Irish Healthcare Awards.
For Dr Ruairi Hanley, the Sunday Business Post — which recently revealed a memo from the HSE allegedly promoting the manipulation of patient waiting lists — is one of the few shining lights in the Irish lay media landscape for investigative health reporting.