House calls - keeping the show on the road

The Government needs to wake up to the fact that house calls are a vital part of rural health care and they need funding

Patient texting - let’s be careful out there

Texting has become an important means of communicating with patients, but doctors should be mindful of the potential for breaches of confidentiality

Two-thirds of Irish people with Hepatitis C virus still undiagnosed

Treatments can now cure HCV infection so a renewed effort is needed to identify the 60% of undiagnosed people who could be helped

The paleo diet - health benefits or romantic notions?

There are not enough good quality studies to suggest that the paleo diet is advantageous to health. It has its positives, but a broader view of nutrition is needed

Low awareness of sepsis here
Worst ever trolley figures in January 2018
Strategy needed to reduce medication errors
No valid test for food intolerance
Most GPs have experienced a patient suicide
Prolonged bacterial bronchitis: a commonly neglected condition
Multiple sclerosis: diagnosis and management
Acute and chronic urticaria: evaluation and treatment
Inflammatory bowel disease in adolescents
Herbal dietary supplements and drug interactions