Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Tuesday 5 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# consultant

Last year
'Some of our guys come from Brazil's favelas, which is just extraordinary stuff'
St Michael’s director of rugby, Andy Skehan, has been working with the Brazilian national team.
All time
Patients with rare cancer say it's 'disgraceful' consultant role hasn't been filled for over two years
The Sarcoma Action & Support Group has called for Health Minister Simon Harris to intervene.
Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage
Of that number, 1,989 children in Ireland are waiting to see a paediatric surgeon.
'I can feel the tension, the worry': Niall Tubridy on what it's like to give people a serious diagnosis
The MS expert and brother of RTÉ broadcaster Ryan Tubridy has written a new book about his career.
'You win one championship - let's win another, then let's win another'
World-renowned coaching consultant Wade Gilbert is a guest of the IRFU this week.
Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis
RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.
Leinster's Graham Henry: 'If you always say ‘how can we score from here?’ That’s a good mentality'
Leinster’s World Cup-winning coaching consultant has landed and is identifying areas to improve.
World Cup-winning coach Graham Henry to link up with Leinster as consultant this month
The man who brought the All Blacks to glory on home soil will pitch in with Leinster’s pre-season efforts.
Munster and IRFU make swift Farrell move in hope of sparking revival
The Englishman is a fascinating addition to the backroom team at the southern province.
Irish patients left waiting over a year for surgery to restore their eyesight
Almost 4,000 people have been waiting more than 12 months to even see a consultant.
Terminal cancer patient pleads with government to pay for drug that could prolong her life
A 59-year-old woman says she is begging the government to pay for a cancer drug that could prolong her life.
Parents say full time consultant needed at Limerick hospital for children with diabetes
The locum full time consultant post at the University Hospital Limerick is being replaced with a half time position.
"Serious concern" over staff shortages in Emergency Departments
The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine has said that the problem will worsen after July.
Jackman loving life at Grenoble but cursing his old friend Contepomi
The former Leinster hooker has targeted Top 14 survival, and taking some big scalps, this season.
"Disgrace": More than 16,000 waiting 4+ years for outpatient appointment
Minister for Health Dr James Reilly said today that changes are being made to ensure that by the end of next year, no one will wait more than a year.
€160k consultant appointed to Special Delivery Unit
Health Minister James Reilly has appointed a consultant to work within his Special Delivery Unit – not an advisor as was claimed. Lis Nixon will be paid more than €160,000 in her new role.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
Hundreds of patients referred to private fund – only to be seen by same consultant
Hundreds of consultants referred patients to the National Treatment Purchase Fund – and ended up treating them a second time.