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Thursday 5 March, 2020

Opinion: Covid-19 has changed everything, so it's time for rational planning and national unity
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Opinion: Covid-19 has changed everything, so it's time for rational planning and national unity

Mar 5th 2020, 5:55 PM 32,957 Views 58 Comments

Irish health professionals need leadership from our politicians, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Jan 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 17,908 Views 32 Comments

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

Thursday 25 April, 2019

Opinion: 'There are consequences to paying for all the most expensive new drugs'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'There are consequences to paying for all the most expensive new drugs'

Apr 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,853 Views 28 Comments

We need to radically improve waiting times for treatment rather than focus on buying all the most expensive drugs, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'I remember the detail of my errors and the guilt and shame I felt are burnt onto my mind'
# Opinion
# 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 38,223 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’.

Friday 4 May, 2018

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'It’s not about your rage or sorrow, deputies. It's about what we do next'
# Cervical Check Scandal
# Cervical Check Scandal

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'It’s not about your rage or sorrow, deputies. It's about what we do next'

May 4th 2018, 8:16 AM 32,771 Views 35 Comments

We need the media to move us out of their comfort zone in how the debate is framed, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Monday 8 January, 2018

Dr Anthony O'Connor: Things we could do to get more people off trolleys
# Column
# Column

Dr Anthony O'Connor: Things we could do to get more people off trolleys

Jan 8th 2018, 6:30 AM 28,164 Views 41 Comments

They can be done and they must be done – we have to believe that, writes hospital consultant Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Friday 5 January, 2018

Hospital consultant: 'I'd like to dispel a few myths for people about overcrowding'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Hospital consultant: 'I'd like to dispel a few myths for people about overcrowding'

Jan 5th 2018, 7:00 AM 272,805 Views 198 Comments

It’s a hospital overcrowding problem that has been decanted into the Emergency Department, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.