Dear Editor, I wish to take some issue with my good colleague, Dr Ruairi Hanley, in his November 28 column (‘From majority pay issues to minor ailments’).
Dear Editor, The OECD has just released the 2014 version of its annual ‘Health at a Glance’ document, which compares health data from all the European countries
Dear Editor, I believe that there may be a much better solution to the targeting of assistance by way of medical cards or GP visit cards to those most in need than anything currently being proposed.
Dear Editor, I commend Dr Philip Michael’s efforts to make us more aware of anthropogenic climate change
Dear Editor, Great idea in your recent ‘Hanley Report’ (‘From majority pay issues to minor ailments’, IMT, 28.11.14). Let the pharmacist take the pressure and income off the poor GPs. Then let them improve their own income accordingly.
Dear Editor, I would like to highlight whey powder, which is included in so many processed foods, as a contender for the cause of the current obesity epidemic and increased incidence of hypertension.
Dear Editor, So Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar is displeased as children under six are still not being seen “for free” despite it being “the law of the land”.
Dear Editor, I would be grateful if you could allow me to alert readers who are employees of the HSE to the importance of using registered post in their communications with their employer in the event of any dispute.
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).
Dear Editor, I would like to draw your attention to an editorial in a recent BMJ edition co-authored by Dr David McCoy of MEDACT calling on WHO to declare climate change a public health emergency.