Dear Editor, The Hippocratic Oath comes from a tradition dating at least to 2,400 years ago, and doctors have upheld its principles since then.
Dear Editor, The past five weeks have seen some significant events in trauma care in Ireland.
Dear Editor, The Eighth Amendment ‘debate’ is very interesting from that rare vantage of a logical perspective.
Dear Editor, I enjoyed Dr Mark Rowe’s TEDx talk (Leading doctor warns of ‘tsunami of lifestyle-related’ health conditions’ IMT January 26, 2018) and I like his lifestyle approach, but I think the solutions lie in much broader societal approaches to health.
Dear Editor, Sometimes a place won’t let you go.
Dear Editor, The Irish Examiner previously published an excellent report on the increase in dementia in Ireland (‘Dementia tsunami looms’, Catherine Shanahan, June 25, 2015).
Dear Editor, So 2018 is here, but there is still little or no progress on our long-awaited new GMS contract, now nearly two years in the making, despite reassurance from the Department of Health to the contrary.
Dear Editor, Sean Barrett (November 21) criticised the proposed introduction of minimum unit pricing in the Public Health (AlcohoI) Bill, claiming that the tax system is a more effective way to curtail alcohol consumption.
Dear Editor, As a doctor who has worked in St James’s Hospital as a consultant physician for more than 30 years, and who is delighted to see the new national children’s hospital ‘rise from the ashes’, I can understand the Freudian predisposition to call the hospital after the mythical bird but to call it after the phoenix is a gross
Dear Editor, Our politicians have a unique opportunity in the coming weeks to adopt public health legislation that can dramatically reduce harm and save many lives in Ireland.