Fronting Up

With a new lockdown now in place, Fintan Moore considers how ‘battle fatigue’ is setting in for a lot of people So we’re now seven…

Acute awareness of risk

HIQA recently published an overview report on its monitoring of activity in public acute hospitals in Ireland between 2015 and 2019. The Authority’s Head of…

A malignant mix

Recent research by the RCSI’s School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences has shown that mixing alcohol and medication may be harming more than a quarter…

Treating and managing Heart Failure

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the clinical considerations in the different types of heart failure, including prevention, causes and effectiveness of therapeutic interventions Congestive cardiac…

Considerations in contraception

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI examines the different options for contraception regimens Introduction The Report of the Working Group on Access to Contraception, published in…