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» Cancer - no answer to 'why?' 20 Oct 2015

By Dr Sarah McAnallen

"Ensure that you're in a quiet, comfortable, private setting.
Check that the patient has a close relative with them.
Establish their understanding of the situation
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As medical students, we all remember the 'breaking bad news'...

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» ME - coming out of the wilderness 26 Aug 2015

By Moira Dillon*

I was a fit, healthy professional enjoying my career, motherhood and active hobbies until the age of 35 when I gradually began to struggle at work - continually fighting various chest infections and suffering a lack of energy.

I became unbelievably exhausted...

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» Damning HIQA report on Portlaoise 08 May 2015

The long awaited HIQA report on its investigation into Portlaoise Hospital has highlighted failures over a number of years by the HSE at a national, regional and local level to decisively address numerous clinical governance and management issues.

According to HIQA, this impacted upon...

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» 'Incentives needed to attract nurses back' 06 May 2015

The nurses union, the INMO, will be pressing for a gradual restoration of pay cuts, the reintroduction of a 37-hour working week and a major increase in nurse staffing, at its annual delegate meeting, which begins today.

INMO General Secretary Liam Doran, speaking at the outset of the...

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