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# doctor - Friday 9 July, 2021

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

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

Jul 9th 2021, 12:05 AM 13,143 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

# doctor - Thursday 27 May, 2021

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

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

May 27th 2021, 1:56 PM 8,462 Views 11 Comments

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

# doctor - Thursday 20 May, 2021

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

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

May 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,598 Views 0 Comments

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

# doctor - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy
# BALANCING ACT
From The42
# BALANCING ACT

Final year medicine studies and Leinster career keeping Murphy busy

Jan 27th 2021, 6:30 AM 11,367 Views 10 Comments

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

# doctor - Monday 12 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 12th 2020, 7:37 PM 71,703 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.

# doctor - Thursday 8 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 8th 2020, 7:30 AM 40,538 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.

# doctor - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Almost half of people don't know calling GP to discuss Covid-19 symptoms is free, ESRI finds
# Coronavirus
# 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 21,840 Views 24 Comments

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

# doctor - Saturday 2 May, 2020

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

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

May 2nd 2020, 7:00 PM 15,618 Views 57 Comments

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

# doctor - Saturday 25 April, 2020

'Everyone is very much involved in this' - The Dublin All-Star doctor on duty in Temple Street Hospital
# On The Frontline
From The42
# 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 26,615 Views 2 Comments

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

# doctor - Thursday 9 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 9th 2020, 7:30 PM 22,982 Views 9 Comments

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
# Dr Varadkar
# Dr Varadkar

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

Apr 5th 2020, 6:38 PM 166,593 Views 328 Comments

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
# Don't Delay
# 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 25,644 Views 20 Comments

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
# China
# China

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

Feb 7th 2020, 7:29 AM 36,220 Views 53 Comments

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

# doctor - Saturday 14 December, 2019

'It was instigated by a member of their staff who said something horrible to one of our players'
# Scuffle
From The42
# 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 57,241 Views 131 Comments

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
# The Team Behind The Team
From The42
# 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 12,947 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.

# doctor - Monday 26 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 26th 2019, 7:39 PM 19,366 Views 0 Comments

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'
# World Hepatitis Day
# 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 8,938 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.

# doctor - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 26th 2019, 10:05 PM 25,146 Views 40 Comments

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
# Neurology
# 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 32,830 Views 6 Comments

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'
# 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 38,351 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’.

# doctor - Friday 30 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,625 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.

# doctor - Thursday 8 November, 2018

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

Harris on the defensive after judge criticises doctor recruitment process

Updated Nov 8th 2018, 8:17 PM 26,442 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.

# doctor - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

How I Spend My Money: A doctor in Galway on €59,500 saving for her own home
# Money Diary
# 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 63,787 Views 56 Comments

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
# Clontarf Hospital
# Clontarf Hospital

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

Sep 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 45,600 Views 9 Comments

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
# 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 93,571 Views 14 Comments

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
# Courts
# Courts

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

Jul 6th 2018, 3:57 PM 45,975 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 24th 2018, 10:00 AM 33,868 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.

# doctor - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 6th 2018, 8:20 PM 60,423 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Harold Bornstein
# Harold Bornstein

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

May 2nd 2018, 2:13 PM 35,530 Views 76 Comments

“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
# Free Healthcare
# Free Healthcare

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

Mar 15th 2018, 6:10 AM 24,381 Views 55 Comments

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
# Free Healthcare
# Free Healthcare

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

Mar 11th 2018, 6:30 PM 107,440 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.

# doctor - Thursday 7 December, 2017

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

Former USA Gymnastics doctor jailed for 60 years over child pornography

Dec 7th 2017, 5:20 PM 17,947 Views 27 Comments

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
# Leo's Plan

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

Sep 18th 2017, 8:42 AM 33,525 Views 111 Comments

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

# doctor - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Stuttgart captain swallows tongue, saved by doctor
# Scare
From The42
# Scare

Stuttgart captain swallows tongue, saved by doctor

Sep 16th 2017, 8:04 PM 6,593 Views 7 Comments

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
# Heart Attack
# 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 13,011 Views 23 Comments

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
# Manish Shah

London doctor charged with over 100 sexual offences

Aug 2nd 2017, 10:45 PM 23,495 Views 0 Comments

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
# Profile

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

Jun 2nd 2017, 9:10 PM 32,488 Views 100 Comments

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
# Arrested
# Arrested

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

May 31st 2017, 9:40 PM 17,111 Views 25 Comments

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
# Rotterdam
# Rotterdam

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

May 27th 2017, 2:13 PM 25,279 Views 26 Comments

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 Modern Way
# The Modern Way

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

May 1st 2017, 11:43 AM 16,036 Views 13 Comments

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

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