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The policy for  provision of dental services is being comprehensively updated for the first time in 25 years.  Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

The Department of Health’s plans to reform dental care in the State have been criticised by one of the main training bodies for the profession. Patie(...)

The proportion of school leavers heading to college is now edging towards 60 per cent. Photograph: iStock

The Irish Times Feeder School data published on Tuesday provides details of the educational pathways of thousands of students across almost 700 second(...)

In the analysis of more than 80,000 people, researchers found that one quarter of individuals who attempted or died by suicide had problems in basic sensory experiences. Photograph: iStock

As many as one in four suicides or attempted suicides are connected with the brain’s failure to correctly interpret basic perceptual information, such(...)

The overall level of potentially inappropriate prescribing ranged from 45.3 per cent of patients in 2012 to 51 per cent in 2015. Photograph: AFP/Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty

Almost half of older patients are exposed to potentially inappropriate prescribing each year, and the problem gets worse when they are hospitalised, a(...)

Students at fee-paying colleges benefit from smaller class sizes. Photograph: iStock

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Open day: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019, at York Street and St Stephen’s Green campuses Web: rcsi.com Located (...)

Many Irish students face the dilemma of staying at home or going abroad to study for their undergraduate courses. Photograph: iStock

My daughter wants to study physiotherapy but isn’t sure she’ll achieve the high CAO points required. A neighbour of ours is studying a similar program(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied that he and the Government performed a U-turn on whether to introduce mandatory open disclosure in the health service. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied that he and the Government performed a U-turn on whether to introduce mandatory open disclosure in the health servic(...)

Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists chairman Dr Peter Boylan: “That sort of behaviour brings the medical profession into disrepute and it damages the trust between patents and doctors: one of the pillars on which the relationship is built.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Doctors who made misogynistic remarks to women or families in the CervicalCheck non-disclosure controversy should apologise, Institute of Obstetrician(...)

Dr Annie Curtis: getting results keeps her ticking along with her research

Annie, you are interested in what makes our body clocks tick. Can you explain? “Each of us is a collection of clocks, we have a timing mechanism (...)

Helena Kelly of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Pancreatic cancer has the worst survival rate of any major cancer. It is typically aggressive and notoriously difficult to treat and the best chance f(...)

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