Dr Clíona Ní Cheallaigh: ‘It’s not rocket science. It is just a recognition that a small proportion of people are much sicker and have a much higher need for care than the majority’

Dr Clíona Ní Cheallaigh, consultant in general medicine and infectious diseases at St James’s Hospital in Dublin, pioneers a unique programme on inclu(...)

Dr Cliona Ni Cheallaigh and Nurse Ann Marie Lawlee worked  on the pilot project in St James’s Hostital which was praised by the Minister for Health, Simon Harris. Photograph: Anthony Edwards

Ireland’s homeless crisis is having an impact on acute care, but one pioneering consultant is ensuring that the most vulnerable patients in her care d(...)