Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

By: Michael McKenna Basic Details Author: Henry Marsh Length: 304 pages Publisher: Weidenfield & Nicolson (Paperback) Synopsis There are few professions where the difference between success and failure is as stark as in the field of neurosurgery. Do No Harm provides an intricate insight into the mind of a man encountering these highs and lows on a daily basis. For anyone […]

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Adam Kay: Stories from a Former Medic

By: Anna Garami, Photographs Courtesy Joe Deegan This past Monday, the Robert Smith Lecture Theatre in Saint James’s Hospital filled up —except for the front row, presumably a universal law for any given lecture theatre — for a lunchtime talk with Adam Kay. The former senior registrar in obstetrics and gynaecology, and author of the bestseller This Is Going to Hurt, […]

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Kassala is Dying: Challenges of Healthcare in Sudan

By: Eyad Ibrahim with content from Dane Wanniarachige Sudanese doctors working in Ireland detailed their knowledge and experience of medicine in Sudan and highlighted the current chikungunya epidemic in Kassala in a novel event organized by the Trinity Chapter of the Association of Medical Students Ireland  (AMSI TCD) earlier this month. The panel based discussion mediated by AMSI Local Officer […]

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Repealed: What Next?

By: Katie Lockhart, Photographs courtesy Emily Nguyen  Last Tuesday, TCD Obstetrics and Gynaecology Student Society (TOGSS), TCD Undergraduate Society of General Practice and Medical Students for Choice (MSFC) TCD welcomed a variety of prominent healthcare professionals to discuss the future of women’s healthcare in post-repeal Ireland. The societies, in their first ever collaboration, were joined by Dr. Marion Dyer, Dr. […]

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