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# emergency medicine

This year
Dr Chris Luke: Knives are lethal weapons - we must not sleepwalk into a rise in their use
The retired medical consultant outlines the severe injuries incurred by victims of knife crime and says tackling this crime should be a priority.
All time
Professor Ronán Collins: Why do we put up with the state of our hospitals?
The consultant geriatrician says the hospital model of care in Ireland is broken and Sláintecare doesn’t seem fit to fix it.
Man airlifted to hospital after medical emergency aboard cargo vessel
The man was diagnosed with suspected sepsis over the radio by doctors in Cork using the ‘Medico’ maritime assistance system.
Simple change to hospital management could save hundreds of lives - doctors
The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine believes changing the management of emergency departments could save hundreds of lives.
Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote
Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.