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# doctor - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount
# David Dao
# David Dao

Passenger dragged off United Airlines plane reaches settlement for undisclosed amount

Apr 27th 2017, 9:47 PM 24,850 Views 28 Comments

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
# Leinster House
# Leinster House

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

Apr 4th 2017, 10:53 PM 14,589 Views 97 Comments

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
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

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

Mar 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 17,147 Views 18 Comments

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

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

A doctor got a medical question wrong on The Chase and he was MORTIFIED

Jan 18th 2017, 9:08 AM 7,143 Views 1 Comment

ARGH.

# doctor - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 14th 2016, 1:18 PM 9,697 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing ectopic pregnancy acquitted of poor professional performance

Dec 12th 2016, 6:53 PM 13,681 Views 8 Comments

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
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

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

Dec 12th 2016, 3:53 PM 14,939 Views 0 Comments

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.'
# Manslaughter Trial
# Manslaughter Trial

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

Dec 8th 2016, 6:40 PM 9,551 Views 0 Comments

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
# Help Not Harm
# Help Not Harm

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

Nov 28th 2016, 1:11 PM 18,948 Views 89 Comments

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

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

People are loving this great photo of a working mam just getting on with the job

Sep 13th 2016, 9:18 PM 10,421 Views 13 Comments

That’s one badass mother.

# doctor - Thursday 14 July, 2016

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

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

Jul 14th 2016, 3:14 PM 26,934 Views 42 Comments

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

Ex-Chelsea doctor settles case against Mourinho
# Resolution
From The42
# Resolution

Ex-Chelsea doctor settles case against Mourinho

Jun 7th 2016, 3:58 PM 41,617 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rare
# Rare

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

Mar 12th 2016, 7:45 AM 66,142 Views 35 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 198 Views 47 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 7th 2016, 6:30 PM 12,156 Views 23 Comments

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
# China
# China

Bulldozers demolish part of hospital with patients still inside

Jan 8th 2016, 10:44 PM 12,631 Views 12 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jan 6th 2016, 8:00 AM 54,573 Views 14 Comments

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

# doctor - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

This is the letter a doctor wrote after a couple in their 90s spent hours on a trolley
# Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght Hospital

This is the letter a doctor wrote after a couple in their 90s spent hours on a trolley

Nov 4th 2015, 11:29 PM 49,210 Views 71 Comments

It has sparked outrage today.

# doctor - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 21st 2015, 6:30 AM 20,004 Views 10 Comments

Yem Chroeum claims he did not knowingly infect his patients.

# doctor - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:45 AM 4,815 Views 3 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Sep 17th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,755 Views 34 Comments

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
# Screams
# Screams

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

Jul 29th 2015, 4:47 PM 28,671 Views 0 Comments

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
# On The Up
# On The Up

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

Jul 25th 2015, 2:36 PM 15,291 Views 40 Comments

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
# Peter Van Geene
# Peter Van Geene

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

Jul 22nd 2015, 4:25 PM 17,791 Views 0 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 20th 2015, 7:00 PM 16,461 Views 37 Comments

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
# Treatment
# Treatment

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

Jul 15th 2015, 7:00 PM 15,648 Views 86 Comments

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
# Supporting Doctors
# Supporting Doctors

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

Jul 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 38,180 Views 69 Comments

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'
# Behind The Smile
# Behind The Smile

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

Jul 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 17,706 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Medical Council
# Medical Council

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

Jun 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 23,581 Views 0 Comments

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
# Gloves Are Off
# Gloves Are Off

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 8:22 AM 18,028 Views 33 Comments

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...
# Infected
# Infected

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

May 8th 2015, 3:19 PM 25,677 Views 33 Comments

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

# doctor - Friday 24 April, 2015

People without medical cards are avoiding doctors like the plague
# Sure It'll Be Grand
# Sure It'll Be Grand

People without medical cards are avoiding doctors like the plague

Apr 24th 2015, 5:10 PM 22,194 Views 96 Comments

Although hopefully most of them don’t actually have the plague.

# doctor - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Doctor sends ingenious letter to The New York Times in bid to win new patients
# Well Played
From The Daily Edge
# Well Played

Doctor sends ingenious letter to The New York Times in bid to win new patients

Apr 8th 2015, 9:00 PM 5,975 Views 0 Comments

We like your style.

# doctor - Thursday 19 March, 2015

A gym assumed a woman was a man because she was a Doctor and it's causing a storm
# Everyday Sexism
From The Daily Edge
# Everyday Sexism

A gym assumed a woman was a man because she was a Doctor and it's causing a storm

Mar 19th 2015, 11:53 AM 7,511 Views 2 Comments

*sigh*

# doctor - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Feb 25th 2015, 11:59 PM 16,353 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Medical Organisation has called on the government to call a halt to insurance companies introducing such services.

# doctor - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

Doctor in critical condition after being shot in hospital
# Boston
# Boston

Doctor in critical condition after being shot in hospital

Jan 20th 2015, 9:37 PM 32,843 Views 26 Comments

Police said the suspected gunman shot himself dead in an examination room afterwards.

# doctor - Monday 19 January, 2015

Doctor accused of female genital mutilation of woman after childbirth
# London
# London

Doctor accused of female genital mutilation of woman after childbirth

Jan 19th 2015, 4:55 PM 13,449 Views 0 Comments

The woman initially underwent FGM in Somalia at the age of six. Her stitches tore during childbirth.

# doctor - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Doctor criticised after saying cancer is 'the best way to die'
# Saying Goodbye
# Saying Goodbye

Doctor criticised after saying cancer is 'the best way to die'

Jan 1st 2015, 9:20 PM 43,057 Views 143 Comments

Robert Smith recognised his comments represented “a romantic view of dying”.

# doctor - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson's link
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson's link

Nov 2nd 2014, 9:00 PM 8,253 Views 0 Comments

Dr Abraham Lieberman said it was impossible to be sure regarding the root cause of his condition.

# doctor - Monday 29 September, 2014

There's currently no obligation for doctors to have insurance but there soon will be
# Protection
# Protection

There's currently no obligation for doctors to have insurance but there soon will be

Sep 29th 2014, 1:37 PM 6,053 Views 16 Comments

Does your doctor have medical indemnity insurance?