Hospital crisis requires true leadership and prompt action

Posted in Uncategorized by saraburke on January 7, 2015

Analysis from Irish Independent on ED crisis from 7 January 2015

So where is Leo Varadkar when he is most needed? As the numbers of very sick people on trolleys hit a record high and hospitals went into full meltdown in the first week in January, Mr Varadkar was uncharacteristically nowhere to be seen or heard. (more…)

Our health system, at or over the tipping point

Posted in Articles by saraburke on June 12, 2014

My Medical Independent column on how the health service is now at tipping point but if more cuts are implemented the worst is yet to come. (more…)