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Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star
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# Controversy

Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star

Jan 14th 2022, 5:12 PM 5,561 Views 23 Comments

Igor Cetojevic, a Bosnian-born Serb who lives in Cyprus, criticised the decision.

Department 'in breach of EU law' unless it gives health records to Mother and Baby Home survivors
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# GDPR

Department 'in breach of EU law' unless it gives health records to Mother and Baby Home survivors

Jul 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,631 Views 25 Comments
  • A data expert says the Minister for Children's approach breaches GDPR, Órla Ryan writes
  • Survivors have said a GP should not be involved in the process - at odds with the Department
  • Minister Roderic O'Gorman is in discussions with Cabinet colleagues about new regulations
Irish Medical Council launches new campaign to help doctors on the verge of burnout
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# Burnout

Irish Medical Council launches new campaign to help doctors on the verge of burnout

May 27th 2021, 1:56 PM 8,495 Views 11 Comments

This new medical council project is designed to remind medics to remember to take care of their physical and mental health.

Galway cardiology registrar from Pakistan 'left stranded' waiting two years for citizenship decision
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# Citizenship

Galway cardiology registrar from Pakistan 'left stranded' waiting two years for citizenship decision

May 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,726 Views 0 Comments

Dr Jawad Zaman (33) has been living in Ireland since 2015.

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy
# BALANCING ACT
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# BALANCING ACT

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,413 Views 10 Comments

The 25-year-old back row is nearing the end of his degree in UCD.

Young doctor on contracting Covid-19: My oxygen dropped and I was unable to finish a sentence
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# Coronavirus

Young doctor on contracting Covid-19: My oxygen dropped and I was unable to finish a sentence

Oct 12th 2020, 7:37 PM 71,711 Views 87 Comments

Dr Owen O’Flynn said it was “disappointing” to see some people flouting the rules, adding that the guidelines were there for a reason.

Notes from a GP: Covid cases in millennials are now showing in their grandparents
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# Opinion

Notes from a GP: Covid cases in millennials are now showing in their grandparents

Oct 8th 2020, 7:30 AM 40,551 Views 18 Comments

Our GP argues that while it’s understandable the government didn’t want to rush to Level 5 this week, the numbers now mean this is inevitable.

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds
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# Coronavirus

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds

Aug 26th 2020, 6:10 AM 22,064 Views 24 Comments

The findings are based on a nationally representative survey of 1,000 adults in Ireland run in early July.

Concerns over fall in cancer referrals and operation cancellations during Covid-19 crisis
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# Delays

Concerns over fall in cancer referrals and operation cancellations during Covid-19 crisis

May 2nd 2020, 7:00 PM 15,633 Views 59 Comments

GP referrals for suspected cancer cases have dropped by more than a half.

'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital
# On The Frontline
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# On The Frontline

'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital

Apr 25th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,628 Views 2 Comments

Noelle Healy shares her experience through the Covid-19 crisis.

The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork
# New Career
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# New Career

The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 23,089 Views 9 Comments

Tom Gleeson had to retire from rugby in 2012 due to injury.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has registered again as a doctor to help out during Covid-19
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# Dr Varadkar

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has registered again as a doctor to help out during Covid-19

Apr 5th 2020, 6:38 PM 166,624 Views 328 Comments

Varadkar joined the Medical Council register again in March.

Don't put it off: GPs urge patients not to delay in calling their doctor if concerned about other illnesses
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# Don't Delay

Don't put it off: GPs urge patients not to delay in calling their doctor if concerned about other illnesses

Mar 17th 2020, 4:40 PM 25,650 Views 20 Comments

If you have a testicular lump, or a lump on your breast, get it seen to.

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness
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# China

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

Feb 7th 2020, 7:29 AM 36,227 Views 53 Comments

More than 630 people in China have now died from the virus.

'It was instigated by a member of their staff who said something horrible to one of our players'
# Scuffle
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# Scuffle

'It was instigated by a member of their staff who said something horrible to one of our players'

Dec 14th 2019, 6:38 PM 57,249 Views 131 Comments

The Saracens boss said they will consider their next move after a scuffle broke out with Munster.

'Three minds working for the wellness of a player is always better than one': Inside Dublin's three in-a-row bid
# The Team Behind The Team
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# The Team Behind The Team

'Three minds working for the wellness of a player is always better than one': Inside Dublin's three in-a-row bid

Sep 14th 2019, 10:00 AM 12,974 Views 2 Comments

Dublin ladies team doctor Dr Katie Lydon, physio Antia O’Brien and performance nutritionist Kate McDaid are fuelling the All-Ireland champions’ three in-a-row bid.

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case
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# The Hague

Dutch doctor goes on trial on charges of euthanising patient with dementia in landmark case

Aug 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 19,373 Views 0 Comments

Prosecutors claim the patient may have had second thoughts about dying.

'There's a perception that the treatment for hepatitis C is very bad - that’s gone now'
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# World Hepatitis Day

'There's a perception that the treatment for hepatitis C is very bad - that’s gone now'

Jul 28th 2019, 7:30 AM 8,949 Views 3 Comments

The new treatment for hepatitis C costs €50,000, but the HSE has negotiated a deal so that it comes for free.

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients
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# Bernard Norman Barwin

Canada doctor's licence revoked for using own sperm to inseminate patients

Jun 26th 2019, 10:05 PM 25,153 Views 40 Comments

The 80-year-old doctor did not appear at the hearing, but through his lawyers pleaded no contest.

'I can feel the tension, the worry': Niall Tubridy on what it's like to give people a serious diagnosis
# Neurology
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# Neurology

'I can feel the tension, the worry': Niall Tubridy on what it's like to give people a serious diagnosis

Apr 14th 2019, 8:00 PM 33,169 Views 6 Comments

The MS expert and brother of RTÉ broadcaster Ryan Tubridy has written a new book about his career.

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'I remember the detail of my errors and the guilt and shame I felt are burnt onto my mind'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'I remember the detail of my errors and the guilt and shame I felt are burnt onto my mind'

Dec 8th 2018, 6:00 PM 38,442 Views 47 Comments

Dr Anthony O’Connor writes about how doctors make mistakes – and what we can do about creating an atmosphere that’s not about ‘blame and shame’.

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required
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# Opinion

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required

Nov 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,642 Views 38 Comments

The ‘yes’ side contained a wide range of views about when abortion should be permitted – the government can’t please them all, writes Professor Dermot Cox.

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process
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# High Court

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 8:17 PM 26,445 Views 53 Comments

“I note that the interview panel described the respondent as ‘eager to work and learn’. But learn at whose expense?” the judge said.

How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €59,500 saving for her own home
# Money Diary
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# Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €59,500 saving for her own home

Nov 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 63,857 Views 56 Comments

A costly work trip abroad takes a toll on her plans to save.

Concerns raised at Dublin hospital over suicidal man's attempt to take own life
# Clontarf Hospital
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# Clontarf Hospital

Concerns raised at Dublin hospital over suicidal man's attempt to take own life

Sep 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 45,638 Views 9 Comments

Hospital workers acted to save the man’s life after discovering him in a staff pantry engaging in self-harm.

'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis
# Julie Dingivan
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# Julie Dingivan

'She couldn't stay awake at the end' - Husband speaks of pain of wife's loss following cervical misdiagnosis

Jul 23rd 2018, 10:31 PM 93,588 Views 14 Comments

Julie Dingivan passed away in April 2017. The cervical check which missed her cancer diagnosis took place in 2009.

Ivor Callely gets suspended sentence after tearing up magazines and smearing teabags on GP's walls
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# Courts

Ivor Callely gets suspended sentence after tearing up magazines and smearing teabags on GP's walls

Jul 6th 2018, 3:57 PM 46,051 Views 17 Comments

Callely was caught after Dr James Dolan installed a hidden camera in his practice at 191 Howth Road, in Dublin 3.

Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD
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# Doctor

Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD

Jun 24th 2018, 10:00 AM 33,932 Views 25 Comments

Dora Gorman discusses captaining Ireland at World Cups and European Championships, playing gaelic for Galway and recently graduating top of her class at UCD.

GP who dodged paying almost €100,000 in tax jailed for 16 months
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# Secret Bank Account

GP who dodged paying almost €100,000 in tax jailed for 16 months

Jun 6th 2018, 8:20 PM 60,497 Views 16 Comments

The doctor had a hidden bank account into which he lodged 1,686 cheques.

Doctor says Trump dictated letter which said he would be 'healthiest president ever'
# Harold Bornstein
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# Harold Bornstein

Doctor says Trump dictated letter which said he would be 'healthiest president ever'

May 2nd 2018, 2:13 PM 35,532 Views 76 Comments

“I didn’t write that letter. I just made it up as I went along.”

Medical card patients claim HSE is refusing to reimburse them for GP blood tests
# Free Healthcare
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# Free Healthcare

Medical card patients claim HSE is refusing to reimburse them for GP blood tests

Mar 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 24,594 Views 53 Comments

Last month Health Minister Simon Harris said the HSE would arrange for refunds if a patient had been incorrectly charged.

'I left weeping': Medical card patients are still being charged by GPs for blood tests
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# Free Healthcare

'I left weeping': Medical card patients are still being charged by GPs for blood tests

Mar 11th 2018, 6:30 PM 107,985 Views 174 Comments

The HSE has said blood tests should be covered by the card and patients should report their GPs if they are charged.

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography
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# Sentenced

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography

Dec 7th 2017, 5:20 PM 17,956 Views 27 Comments

He was given 20 years in prison on each of three counts.

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?
# Leo's Plan
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# Leo's Plan

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave?

Sep 18th 2017, 8:42 AM 33,562 Views 111 Comments

A job as a public servant is considered a job for life – should that change?

Stuttgart captain swallows tongue, saved by doctor
# Scare
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# Scare

Stuttgart captain swallows tongue, saved by doctor

Sep 16th 2017, 8:04 PM 6,600 Views 7 Comments

Christian Gentner was left bloodied after Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels’ knee caught the midfielder.

'That is not the way a health service works': Harris extremely concerned if patients seeking help are turned away
# Heart Attack
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# Heart Attack

'That is not the way a health service works': Harris extremely concerned if patients seeking help are turned away

Aug 29th 2017, 6:00 AM 13,082 Views 22 Comments

A man suffered a heart attack after being turned away from St Columcille’s Hospital in Loughllinstown.

London doctor charged with over 100 sexual offences
# Manish Shah
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# Manish Shah

London doctor charged with over 100 sexual offences

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:45 PM 23,497 Views 0 Comments

Manish Shah is accused of 118 crimes including one charge of sexual assault on a child under 13-years-old.

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?
# Profile
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# Profile

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach?

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:10 PM 32,511 Views 100 Comments

The Social Protection Minister could succeed Enda Kenny as leader of Fine Gael … and the country.

Doctor arrested after bringing assault rifle and handgun to Trump International Hotel
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# Arrested

Doctor arrested after bringing assault rifle and handgun to Trump International Hotel

May 31st 2017, 9:40 PM 17,112 Views 25 Comments

Bryan Moles was said to be acting suspiciously and making threats.

IVF doctor who 'swapped donors' sperm for his own' allegedly did it at major Dutch hospital
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# Rotterdam

IVF doctor who 'swapped donors' sperm for his own' allegedly did it at major Dutch hospital

May 27th 2017, 2:13 PM 25,287 Views 27 Comments

Jan Karbaat is said to have fathered at least 19 children in this manner.

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