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# doctor - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography

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

# doctor - Monday 18 September, 2017

Poll: Should senior public servants who underperform be asked to leave? Leo's Plan This post contains a poll

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

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

# doctor - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From The42 Stuttgart captain swallows tongue, saved by doctor Scare This post contains videos

Stuttgart captain swallows tongue, saved by doctor

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

# doctor - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

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

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

# doctor - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

London doctor charged with over 100 sexual offences

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

# doctor - Friday 2 June, 2017

From poisoned chalice to top of the table, is Leo Varadkar now destined to be Taoiseach? Profile This post contains videos

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

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

# doctor - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

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

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

# doctor - Saturday 27 May, 2017

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

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

# doctor - Monday 1 May, 2017

Visit your GP... in the Post Office? Kildare branch trialling new doctor service

The post office in Ballymore Eustace will be the first to offer the VideoDoc service.

# doctor - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

The settlement means United will not face the lawsuit that many observers expected.

# doctor - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

'His life is on the line': Vigil held in support of Ibrahim Halawa ahead of 21st trial date tomorrow

Dublin-born Halawa has been held without trial in Egypt since being arrested at a protest in Cairo in August 2013.

# doctor - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term

A garda said Ellis said “a demon got into my head and made me do it. I’ve no control over this demon.”

# doctor - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge A doctor got a medical question wrong on The Chase and he was MORTIFIED Pituitary Gland

# doctor - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Jury to begin deliberating in case of GP charged with murder of her daughter

Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy said the jury should deliberate in a cool, collected manner.

# doctor - Monday 12 December, 2016

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing ectopic pregnancy acquitted of poor professional performance

The decision led to the termination of a potentially viable embryo.

Doctor who made 'abnormal' wound on woman during caesarean found guilty of poor performance

Dr Andrea Hermann was also found guilty of professional misconduct.

# doctor - Thursday 8 December, 2016

Bernadette Scully: 'I had lost my reason for living. I had lost my Emily.'

The Offaly GP denies the manslaughter of her daughter.

# doctor - Monday 28 November, 2016

92% of Irish people believe that cannabis should be legalised when recommended by a doctor

The vast majority of Irish people are in favour of cannabis being legalised for medical purposes upon the recommendation of a doctor.

# doctor - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge People are loving this great photo of a working mam just getting on with the job Dr Mom

# doctor - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Amateur surgeon admits cutting off man's testicle in Australian hotel room

The patient posted an ad looking for someone to perform the unsanctioned surgery as he couldn’t afford a procedure.

# doctor - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The42 Ex-Chelsea doctor settles case against Mourinho Resolution

Ex-Chelsea doctor settles case against Mourinho

The London club said they were “pleased” that an agreement had been reached.

# doctor - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Tests show twins have different fathers after husband became suspicious one looked different

One of the twins has thick, wavy hair while the other has thin, straight hair.

# doctor - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Bressie has made this front page news, but how loud do we have to shout?

Twenty years ago, mental health wasn’t even a policy issue – it wasn’t even talked about, writes Dr Keith Gaynor.

# doctor - Sunday 7 February, 2016

My life with shingles: 'It was like I had gone a few rounds with Conor McGregor'

I incorrectly believed that shingles was contagious, writes Carol Reddy Locke

# doctor - Friday 8 January, 2016

Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside

No one was injured in the incident but bodies in the morgue were buried under rubble.

# doctor - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Pregnancy is meant to be an exciting, happy time. So, what happens if you don’t feel that way?

Pregnant women who find themselves depressed often feel a lot of guilt, writes Catriona Spellman.

# doctor - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

# doctor - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

A doctor is on trial for murder after infecting hundreds of patients with HIV

Yem Chroeum claims he did not knowingly infect his patients.

# doctor - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This picture of a doctor comforting a little girl before surgery will give you the feels Don't Be Scared

This picture of a doctor comforting a little girl before surgery will give you the feels

The little girl was heading in to heart surgery in a hospital in China. :’)

# doctor - Thursday 17 September, 2015

After years of troubled skin I wanted to get rid of my spots, but I was duped

As Dara O Briain once said, scientists have tested ‘natural remedies’ and if they worked they became medicine, the rest is just a nice bowl of soup and some pot-pourri, writes Fiachra Duffy.

# doctor - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Elderly woman (92) wakes up in funeral home after being declared dead

Her doctor has been charged with negligent bodily harm.

# doctor - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Do you have a health insurance with Laya Healthcare? It could be going up

Ireland’s second largest health insurer Laya Healthcare is hiking up its prices for some of its policies.

# doctor - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Patient describes being "traumatised" by her treatment at hands of hysterectomy surgeon

Dr Peter van Geene is the subject of a fitness to practise inquiry by the Medical Council concerning a number of hysterectomies he performed between 2009 and 2011.

# doctor - Monday 20 July, 2015

Poll: Have you ever diagnosed an illness using the internet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever diagnosed an illness using the internet?

As many as 1 in 8 people who have gone online for advice have diagnosed themselves incorrectly.

# doctor - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life

A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.

# doctor - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Assistants for doctors with no medical degree are being hired at Beaumont Hospital

Physician Associates support doctors in their diagnosis and management of patients.

# doctor - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

'The community is worried they will be teased - they're not allowed out of the house'

Irish surgeons are changing lives abroad.

# doctor - Monday 29 June, 2015

Doctor accused of putting cancer patients' health at risk and showing 'lack of empathy'

Dr Saqib Ahmed worked as a registrar in oncology from July to November 2012 at University Hospital Limerick.

# doctor - Monday 22 June, 2015

Leo tells GPs to "cop on" in heated exchange over under-sixes

The minister was accused of stroke politics and he was having none of that.

# doctor - Friday 8 May, 2015

US man told he was free from Ebola - but then his blue eye turned green...

The American physician worked with the World Health Organisation in Sierra Leone.

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