Nick Flynn

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Dr Mary Favier, former president of the Irish College of General Practitioners, said the impact of the cyberattack on the HSE is just about manageable at the moment but she is concerned for the future. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Doctors’ capacity to offer blood tests and X-rays are among the areas that have been worst affected by the cyberattack on the HSE, according to GPs in(...)

Patients are presenting with symptoms, such as cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or fever, but insisting it could not be coronavirus. Photograph: Mark Felix/AFP

Increasing numbers of people with symptoms of coronavirus are refusing to get tested for the condition, GPs have said. Dr Nick Flynn, a senior partne(...)

Delays in testing lead to knock-on delays in contact tracing, and this means cases will be missed and the virus will continue spreading. Photograph:  Reuters/ Lindsey Wasson

Months into this crisis, continuing delays around the testing and contract tracing processes threaten to derail the planned loosening up of restrictio(...)

Dr Paul O’Brien used his expertise to procure PPE to send from China to Ireland. Photograph: Angela Ponce / Bloomberg

When the Green Jersey awards are being handed out for service during the national pandemic there is sure to be one with the name of Dr Paul O’Brien on(...)

Dr Maitiú Ó Faoláin and his wife Dr Triona Ó Faoláin

Maitiú Ó Faoláin and his wife Triona, who are both GPs, sat down at the kitchen table in the family home in Ashbourne, Co Meath, last week to have the(...)

A packed Inch Strand in Kerry on Sunday 22nd of March when people were supposed to be practising social distancing when outside. Photograph Jonathan Bradshaw.

The Government will seek to keep public spaces such as parks, forests and beaches open for people to use but will emphasise the need for everyone to m(...)

  Dollymount beach on Sunday. The proposals have been drawn up following concerns that large groups of people who gather at beaches, mountains and walking routes – as during fine weather over the weekend – could be helping the spread of coronavirus. Photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí and local authorities may be told to close public spaces where social distancing is not being practised, under new measures being considered to(...)

 Dr Nick Flynn has two clinics in Cork city: “The response in both practices is like night and day.”

Dr Nick Flynn has two practices in Cork city, one in Hollyhill serving some of the most economically-deprived districts in the city, and the other in (...)

A Bayer-Monsanto merger would create the world’s largest integrated pesticides and seeds company

The European Commission has started an in-depth investigation of Bayer’s planned $66 billion (€56bn) takeover of US seeds group Monsanto, saying it wa(...)