How will the Covid-19 era affect our youngest citizens?
- May 26, 2020, 06:01
Life or death has been the chief focus of State and society as we froze for more than two months, watching and counting in sorrow Covid-19’s ravaging (...)
Parents warned against ‘wholly negative effect’ of slapping children
- August 1, 2019, 19:04
Parents who slap their children risk them suffering long-term negative effects in later life, a leading paediatrician has warned. Slapping is not an (...)
Nearly 50,000 children waiting to see a paediatrician
- Irish News
- July 22, 2019, 00:43
There are nearly 50,000 children waiting to see a paediatrician for an outpatient appointment, hospital consultants have said. The Irish Hospital Con(...)
Change in behaviour behind ‘dramatic’ decline in child deaths on roads
- March 5, 2019, 07:01
Seán Egan will “forever be 17 years and 11 months”, as his mother Helen told a Sligo court recently during a case against the driver of the car involv(...)
Do doctors make better parents, or parents make better doctors?
- December 3, 2018, 17:01
The overwhelming concern of most new parents after they get home from the maternity hospital is will they be able to keep their tiny infant alive. Fro(...)
‘You want to care for children but you spend all day hurting them’
- April 12, 2018, 06:01
“You go into paediatrics because you want to care for children and then you spend all day hurting them” – injecting them and subjecting them to other (...)
Baby had symptoms of abusive head trauma, trial of ex-child minder told
- Circuit Court
- April 27, 2017, 22:43
A 10-month-old baby girl had “classic” symptoms of abusive head trauma, the trial of her former child minder heard on Thursday. Sandra Higgins (36), (...)
Doctor’s smartphone solution to child sport injuries
- Health & Family
- April 11, 2017, 05:00
No parent standing on the sidelines watching their children play sport wants to imagine having to witness a serious injury on the scale of footballer (...)
Newborns: What is colic and what can you do to ease it?
- October 18, 2016, 06:00
We all know babies cry but dreams of new parenthood don’t usually envisage a seemingly inconsolable, bawling, ball of infant fury. It’s hard not to t(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"