A 20-year-old solution to help Ireland’s ailing hospital system — with its acute bed and consultant shortages
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Advancements are being made across chronic disease programmes, three national clinical directors told the Joint Committee on Health last week.
The long-term performance of a regional care programme may have national policy implications for tackling the greatest health challenge of the century — diabetes — and a shift of services to primary care, writes Lloyd Mudiwa If implemented nationally, a regional structured disease management programme dedicated to improving the quality of care for patients with diabetes in the community would
Ireland risks worldwide ‘naming and shaming’ for failing to comply with binding international legal obligations
June Shannon reports on a UK based on-site forensic drugs testing facility for music festivalgoers that may well take to the stage in Ireland from next year Pure concrete shaped into ecstasy tablets, ground up malaria pills and even boric acid passed off as cocaine; these are just some of the real and potentially lethal dangers facing festivalgoers who partake
A third of trainee doctors have experienced bullying or undermining behaviour in their training
Dr Justin Brophy, Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Advisor to the National Office for Suicide Prevention, examines the medical profession’s unfortunate elevated suicide risk, and what we can all do to help address it.
Healthcare reform effort is the last chance for a generation to get “this right” - Harris
Further development of GP-owned and organised co-ops was the optimum model for OOH
'There will be a shortage of approximately 1,000 GPs in the next 10 years'