Dara Gantly on the current shortage of the BCG vaccine and impending changes to universal vaccination.
Dear Editor, The planning application for the development of a new National Children’s Hospital (NCH) for Ireland, on a shared campus with St James’s Hospital, has now been submitted. This is a hugely positive and important milestone for the project and we welcome it wholeheartedly.
Dr Dermot J Ward laments both the demise of the British equivalents of IMT and the rise of the paper-generated deluge from modern medical regulation.
Dr Ruairi Hanley was saddened on the one hand to realise that 10 years of public commentary on the trolley crisis has achieved little, but gladdened to hear of one retired surgeon’s recent campaign to improve patient care.
Ed Madden, BL, looks at a recent High Court case in which a senior HSE manager sought to restrain her temporary reassignment from her current position and the appointment of another person to her post.
Dear Editor, It is important that the evidence informing national health policy not only be convincing, but that it is also reliable and comprehensive. However, I was disappointed by what I would consider a polarised interpretation of research about the benefits of universal free GP access presented at the recent MacGill Summer School.