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# doctor - Friday 31 August, 2012

HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

HSE criticised for management of child vaccinations error

Aug 31st 2012, 6:45 AM 3,925 Views 13 Comments

One mother said she was offered a choice of just two dates which meant her three-year-old had her repeat jabs on the first day of playschool.

# doctor - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Over 200 children need repeat jabs after vaccination error

Aug 28th 2012, 12:29 PM 8,047 Views 64 Comments

The HSE said the jabs may not have been prepared or administered in the correct way and have arranged “revaccination clinics” for the affected children.

# doctor - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

US doctors write prescriptions for vegetables
# Five A Day
# Five A Day

US doctors write prescriptions for vegetables

Jul 24th 2012, 11:59 AM 5,827 Views 14 Comments

A non profit organisation in the US offers €1 dollar per day prescriptions to low income families so they can afford to buy their five a day.

# doctor - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Column: Don’t just blame the Catholic Church for symphysiotomies – blame the doctors
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Don’t just blame the Catholic Church for symphysiotomies – blame the doctors

Jun 19th 2012, 8:15 PM 1,069 Views 17 Comments

Catholic fundamentalism goes some way towards explaining the mid-set of obstetricians who performed the barbaric surgery, but it is not the entire story, writes Ruadhán Mac Aodháin.

# doctor - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

Eight doctors struck off the register last year, 37 investigated
# Doctors
# Doctors

Eight doctors struck off the register last year, 37 investigated

Jun 13th 2012, 12:09 PM 3,652 Views 8 Comments

A total of 380 complaints about doctors were received by the Medical Council last year.

# doctor - Monday 11 June, 2012

Column: Men need to go to the doctor. Here’s why.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Men need to go to the doctor. Here’s why.

Jun 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 33 Views 21 Comments

Irish males are in the spotlight thanks to Euro 2012, writes Colin Fowler – but do we realise the bigger problems they face?

# doctor - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'
# Pakistan
# Pakistan

Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden 'jailed over militancy'

May 30th 2012, 4:57 PM 2,446 Views 11 Comments

Court documents obtained today debunk the view that Shakil Afridi was convicted for working with the CIA.

# doctor - Friday 25 May, 2012

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion
# Spain
# Spain

Doctor ordered to pay child maintenance after failed abortion

May 25th 2012, 8:19 AM 5,196 Views 24 Comments

A woman in Spain sued the doctor for damages after she believed she had a successful termination when she was eight weeks pregnant. She gave birth to a healthy baby in 2010.

# doctor - Sunday 29 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Apr 29th 2012, 7:55 PM 7,111 Views 2 Comments

Back and forth on the treaty debate, pregnant girl turned away from Munster school and a round up of the rest of the day’s news…

# doctor - Monday 12 March, 2012

Egypt acquits 'virginity test' military doctor
# Egypt
# Egypt

Egypt acquits 'virginity test' military doctor

Mar 12th 2012, 7:30 AM 3,540 Views 2 Comments

Just one doctor was brought to trial over forced “virginity tests” conducted on female protesters in Egypt. The verdict cannot be appealed.

# doctor - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells
# Broken Heart
# Broken Heart

"Broken hearts" could be healed with stem cells

Feb 14th 2012, 9:51 AM 1,382 Views 0 Comments

A study by American doctors showed that scar tissue mass that occurred after a heart attack could be reduced after treatment with the patient’s own stem cells.

# doctor - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Remains of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to be exhumed
# Chile
# Chile

Remains of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to be exhumed

Dec 6th 2011, 9:40 AM 1,462 Views 0 Comments

The poet and politician died in 1973 at the age 69 in a clinic in Santiago – but now Chile’s Communisty Party is asking for his remains to be exhumed to see if he has been poisoned.

# doctor - Monday 21 November, 2011

Global index shows drop in Irish medical costs
# Doctors
# Doctors

Global index shows drop in Irish medical costs

Nov 21st 2011, 8:31 AM 2,504 Views 8 Comments

The cost of common dental treatments is down by 21 per cent in some cases, as are elective medical procedures – but the cost of laser eye surgery is up by 21 per cent.

# doctor - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Six arrested after 'Real IRA' bomb attempt on police doctor
# Bomb Attack
# Bomb Attack

Six arrested after 'Real IRA' bomb attempt on police doctor

Sep 15th 2011, 8:06 AM 557 Views 5 Comments

It is believed to be the first time a PSNI medical officer has been targeted by sectarian terror groups in the North.

# doctor - Saturday 20 August, 2011

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church
# World Youth Day
# World Youth Day

Pope makes Spanish saint "doctor" of the Catholic Church

Aug 20th 2011, 2:17 PM 743 Views 36 Comments

Patron saint of Spanish clergy gets the nod for one of Vatican’s highest honours in the hope that his example will “enlighten all priests”, says Benedict at World Youth Day Mass.

# doctor - Tuesday 19 July, 2011

Doctor who 'could not take patient's pulse' fails to show at inquiry
# Doctor
# Doctor

Doctor who 'could not take patient's pulse' fails to show at inquiry

Jul 19th 2011, 12:27 PM 1,083 Views 0 Comments

The Medical Council is probing allegations that a doctor at Letterkenny Hospital engaged in professional misconduct and poor professional performance.

# doctor - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

# doctor - Thursday 10 March, 2011

# doctor - Wednesday 5 January, 2011

Michael Jackson's doctor asked at death bed if anyone knew CPR, court told
# Jacko
# Jacko

Michael Jackson's doctor asked at death bed if anyone knew CPR, court told

Jan 5th 2011, 3:51 PM 433 Views 0 Comments

Pre-trial hearing of pop star’s physician hears evidence from bodyguard at the scene.