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Thursday 5 March, 2020

Opinion: Covid-19 has changed everything, so it's time for rational planning and national unity

Irish health professionals need leadership from our politicians, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

Thursday 25 April, 2019

Opinion: 'There are consequences to paying for all the most expensive new drugs'

We need to radically improve waiting times for treatment rather than focus on buying all the most expensive drugs, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Saturday 8 December, 2018

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'I remember the detail of my errors and the guilt and shame I felt are burnt onto my mind'

Dr Anthony O’Connor writes about how doctors make mistakes – and what we can do about creating an atmosphere that’s not about ‘blame and shame’.

Friday 4 May, 2018

Dr Anthony O'Connor: 'It’s not about your rage or sorrow, deputies. It's about what we do next'

We need the media to move us out of their comfort zone in how the debate is framed, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Monday 8 January, 2018

Dr Anthony O'Connor: Things we could do to get more people off trolleys

They can be done and they must be done – we have to believe that, writes hospital consultant Dr Anthony O’Connor.

Friday 5 January, 2018

Hospital consultant: 'I'd like to dispel a few myths for people about overcrowding'

It’s a hospital overcrowding problem that has been decanted into the Emergency Department, writes Dr Anthony O’Connor.