Opinion

Stretched to the last: the unheard voices on scoliosis waiting lists

March 24, 2021

While Covid-19 has changed how we live, and it has affected the general running of hospitals and plunged them under pressure, children are still waiting and their condition has not gone away at the foot of a global infection. Mountains have been moved over the course of this pandemic, this should be one of those mountains. 

National News

Eating Disorders: “There’s no set definition of recovery”

March 24, 2021

At the end of 2019, the Coronavirus pandemic took the world by surprise. Scientists worked long and hard over the past year to develop a sufficient vaccine, and they succeeded. But as the pandemic is slowly regressing due to the vaccination rollout programme taking place across the world, there are still other deadly illnesses that cannot be deterred by vaccination immunity.

Health

Syphilis on the rise across Ireland

December 12, 2018

Syphilis cases are increasing to record levels in Ireland according to the HSE. The STI can be treated with antibiotics and caught by getting a blood test.

National News

Up to 70,000 removed from waiting lists without consultation

October 31, 2018

The figures obtained from GPs and shared by Donnelly reveal that 69,836 patients were cut from waiting lists as part of a “validation exercise” after staff inquired that they were “ready, willing, suitable and available” to attend.

National News

PrEP accessibility may increase

October 17, 2018

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA\0 want to provide a HIV preventative drug for free to at risk patients with medical cards.

Features

No good time for goodbye

November 29, 2017

Darkness does not discriminate. Few people are bypassed when dire possibility and self-doubt eradicate even the faintest glimmer of light. Darkness can live within us all. For most, it pays only fleeting visits. For most, suicide is not

Opinion

Opinion: Nurses strike exposes HSE incompetence

February 22, 2017

The nurses and midwives of Ireland plan industrial action on the seventh of March after the HSE failed to agree terms with the INMO regarding a dispute over working conditions

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News Features

Dealing with diabetes

April 2, 2014

How does being diabetic change a person’s life? The College View looks at the life-changing affect the condition can have.

Opinion

Medical negligence in Irish hospitals

November 6, 2013

One in every 10 patients is injured and one in every one hundred dies in Irish hospitals. Nathan Wheeler asks do you feel safe in Irish hospitals?