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# doctor - Saturday 2 May, 2020

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

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

# doctor - Saturday 25 April, 2020

From The42 'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital On The Frontline

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

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

# doctor - Thursday 9 April, 2020

From The42 The former Munster centre now helping to fight Covid-19 as a doctor in Cork New Career

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

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

# doctor - Sunday 5 April, 2020

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

Varadkar joined the Medical Council register again in March.

# doctor - Tuesday 17 March, 2020

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

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

# doctor - Friday 7 February, 2020

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

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

# doctor - Saturday 14 December, 2019

From The42 'It was instigated by a member of their staff who said something horrible to one of our players' Scuffle

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

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

# doctor - Saturday 14 September, 2019

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

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.

# doctor - Monday 26 August, 2019

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

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

# doctor - Sunday 28 July, 2019

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

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

# doctor - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

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

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

# doctor - Sunday 14 April, 2019

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

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

# doctor - 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'

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’.

# doctor - Friday 30 November, 2018

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

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.

# doctor - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process

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

# doctor - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

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

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

# doctor - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

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

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

# doctor - Monday 23 July, 2018

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

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

# doctor - Friday 6 July, 2018

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

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

# doctor - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From The42 Dr Dora Gorman: Ireland's football, hockey and GAA star who just graduated medicine at UCD Doctor This post contains videos

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

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

# doctor - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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

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

# doctor - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

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

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

# doctor - Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

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

# doctor - Sunday 11 March, 2018

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

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

# 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.

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