Dara Gantly further reflects on the new Guide to Professional Conduct and Ethics
With the war of words heating up between GPs and pharmacists over dispensing doctors and the new Minor Ailments Scheme, Dr Ruairi Hanley believes pharmacists deserve the respect not antagonism of medics
Dear Editor, The Faculty of Public Health Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland is alarmed and deeply concerned at any suggestion that Ireland’s legislation on workplace smoking might be weakened and undermined.
Dear Editor, I enjoyed the section in Dr Ruairi Hanley’s article recently on the positive role of the Catholic Church in our hospitals (‘A more catholic view of the Church’, IMT, May 13, 2016).
Dear Editor, Prof Freddie Wood, current President of the Medical Council, is quoted in your recent edition as saying that more doctors should take on ‘leadership’ roles (‘Leadership is ‘essential attribute’ — IMC President’, IMT, May 20, 2016).
Context is extremely important when consuming a glass of wine, as Giovanni Morelli points out in his latest column — whether it be a Pinot Noir from Oregon or a Blue Nun from Germany.
Ed Madden, BL, looks at a recent Labour Court decision in an appeal brought by a doctor against a decision of a Rights Commissioner under the Part Time Work legislation
Dara Gantly examines the surprise elevation of Wicklow and East Carlow TD Simon Harris to the post of Minister for Health in the 32nd Dáil.
Dear Editor, I read with interest the recent article written by Lloyd Mudiwa, which was succinctly summarised by its heading ‘Problems in our hospitals all come down to just one thing — capacity’ (IMT, April 15, 2016).