A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 02 Dec, 2020
Fri, 27 Nov, 2020
Mon, 20 Apr, 2020
Wed, 01 Apr, 2020
Fewer people trust gardaí than trust nurses and doctors while trust in the Government has fallen over the past year, according to a new report.
Wed, 11 Dec, 2019
A consultant general surgeon has brought a High Court challenge to a decision by the Medical Council to proceed with an inquiry into a patient's complaint against him despite the complainant's wish not to pursue it.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2019
The president of the High Court has expressed serious concern that “defective” Medical Council procedures lead to a mental health service employing a doctor without knowing he was precluded since May 2016 from practising medicine due to concerns over possible misuse of controlled drugs.
Fri, 29 Nov, 2019
Fevers are something parents get used to, but it’s important to know the cause and what to do, says
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
Three doctors over the age of 90, and 45 doctors over the age of 81 are legally entitled to practise medicine in the Republic of Ireland, despite their advanced years.
Thu, 29 Aug, 2019
GPs were paid nearly €549m for treating medical-card patients last year.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
Cllr John Sheehan, a GP in the northside of the city, played down his role in the incident during the flight from Croatia
Mon, 15 Jul, 2019
GP Lucia Gannon fears for the future of rural doctors. She tells Áilin Quinlan the government must get to grips with the shrinking numbers of GPs that threaten the health of small communities across the country.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
The HSE has welcomed the agreement on GP contractual reforms involving the Department of Health, the HSE and the Irish Medical Organisation.
Sat, 06 Apr, 2019
The National Association of General Practitioners has said that "General Practice is dying”.
Tue, 05 Feb, 2019
A woman in Scotland has been injured, after mistakenly being prescribed an erectile dysfunction cream for her eye.
Tue, 08 Jan, 2019
Five drugs companies together made in excess of €2m in payments to 1,200 named doctors last year, disclosure records show.
Mon, 07 Jan, 2019
Robots are playing a greater role in Irish hospitals, delivering precision operations, with minimal blood loss and shorter recovery times for patients, says
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018
Fit doctors are more likely to ask their patients about how much exercise they are doing, a new study suggests.
Wed, 19 Sep, 2018
Consultants at University Hospital Kerry have written to the South SouthWest Group warning they cannot continue to operate at current levels unless urgent action is taken to boost staffing and improve resources.
Fri, 07 Sep, 2018
A doctor found to have carried out a “disgraceful” sexually motivated internal examination of a female patient has been struck off the medical register by order of the President of the High Court.
Fri, 13 Jul, 2018
A rapid response doctor has said people are playing ''Russian Roulette'' with drugs after he responded to an incident in West Cork last weekend.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018
There can be few situations as distressing for a sick person, or the family of a sick child, in a rich country, than to be told that the medicines needed to resolve their difficulties are beyond the reach of the health service budget.
Sat, 23 Jun, 2018
More doctors, dentists and pharmacists are seeking help for mental health and addiction problems.
Thu, 12 Apr, 2018
Dr Kieran Hogan is a consultant anaesthetist and intensivist at Mater Private Hospital, Cork.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2018
People in Ireland visit their GP on average three times a year, spending around €171.
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
A doctor found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter over the death of a six-year-old boy should be struck off, High Court judges have ruled.
Thu, 25 Jan, 2018
A victim of disgraced former Michigan sports doctor Larry Nassar has told a sentencing hearing about the sexual abuse he inflicted on her as a child - and warned him that "little girls don’t stay little forever".
Tue, 16 Jan, 2018
A doctor has been cleared of grabbing a student between the legs while he was on a night out in a busy city bar.
Fri, 08 Dec, 2017
An American doctor with a Polish background who practised in Midleton for several months in 2012 was put on trial by judge and jury yesterday on a charge of sexually assaulting a female patient.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
Charlie Fry, 25, was left with superficial puncture wounds on his right shoulder and upper arm after the attack on Monday afternoon off Avoca Beach, 60 miles north of Sydney.
Tue, 14 Nov, 2017
More than 80% believed that working conditions and training opportunities were better abroad.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017
Doctors have created a nose drop containing a type of “friendly” bacteria which they hope could help prevent meningitis and other infections.
Wed, 02 Aug, 2017
There are currently not enough GPs in this country to deal with the demand they are being faced with.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
The first ever online GP Postmaster Service has launched in Kildare today.
Mon, 01 May, 2017
United Airlines will compensate all the passengers who were on a plane when a man was dragged off by airport officers in Chicago.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2017
Next week is the Irish Kidney Association's Organ Donor Awareness Week.
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
Non-consultant hospital doctors have postponed a planned strike ballot over an accommodation allowance, following an invitation to talks.
Sun, 22 Jan, 2017
GPs say there has been a surge in waiting times for patients at their clinics.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
"It is widely accepted that football has a discrimination problem. But I think sexism it is the least challenged form of discrimination."
Fri, 25 Nov, 2016
Keep an eye out for unusual symptoms which may indicate a visit to your GP.
Fri, 21 Oct, 2016
Doctors could be set to strike as part of a row with the HSE.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2016
Ireland's second largest private health insurance company expects "several hundred thousand patients" to be using online GP video consultations within the next few years.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Chelsea and Jose Mourinho reached a settlement with ex-team doctor Eva Carneiro before she was due to give testimony that was expected to be highly damaging to the Premier League club.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2016