It might come as a surprise to readers that doctors are legally obliged to keep up their knowledge and skills every year by spending many hours in training outside of work. The Irish Medical Committee carefully polices this education and woe betide the doctor who falls short with his monitored […]

My wife, Anne, has followed the wide coverage recently of the debate around HRT. She has criticised me, as a GP, for the fact that only 10 per cent of women are taking HRT! In my, and every male doctor’s defence, I plead that we leave these matters to the […]

Most of us appreciate that vaccination against Covid is good and likely to get us back to normal and, while we all talk expertly about new variants, spike proteins, T Killer Cells, PCR tests and so on, I have some better news about immunity. I recently attended a three-day Zoom […]

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