Abstracts of Healthcare Management

Danielle C. McCollum, Olivia Mason, Mary B. Codd, Michael J. O’Grady

Management of type 1 diabetes in primary schools in Ireland: a cross-sectional survey


Keywords Children; Legislation; School; Type 1 diabetes 

Robert M. Kenyon, Eoghan Pomeroy, Robert Yeo, James P. Cashman

Consent documentation for elective orthopaedic surgery


Keywords Arthroplasty;  Consent;  Consent form; Documentation;  Elective surgery; Litigation; Orthopaedic 

Christopher Fenelon, Evelyn P. Murphy, Colum Downey, Brendan J. O’Daly, Michael Leonard

A growing problem: cycling referrals to the National Centre for Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Management in Ireland


Keywords Acetabular; Cost; Cycling; Fractures; Pelvis; Trauma

Lava Chalikonda, Nigel Phelan, John O’Byrne

An assessment of the quality of clinical records in elective orthopaedics using the STAR score


Keywords Electronic medical records; Medical note taking; STAR score 

Niall Byrne, Jacqueline Turner, Rita Marron, Deborah M. Lambert, Daniel N. Murphy, Grace O’Sullivan, Maureen Mason, Frank Broderick, Mary C. Burke, Sheila Casey, Marguerite Doyle, David Gibney, Fergus Mason, David Molony, Deirdre Ormond, Colm O’ Sé, Conor O’Shea, Eileen P. Treacy

The role of primary care in management of rare diseases in Ireland

Open Access

Peter E. Lonergan, Jamie Logan, Sean Diver, Colette Nugent, Ita Hegarty, Oliver Plunkett, Kenneth Mealy, John M. Hyland, Deborah A. McNamara, Eamonn Rogers

Does clinical validation and the implementation of new models of outpatient service delivery have the potential to reduce waiting lists? A pilot study in Letterkenny University Hospital

Rachel Wallace, Elaine Greene

Survey of NCHDs in Ireland to assess their views and opinions in relation to participation in health research and the impact of new Irish data protection regulations

Sathian Dananjayan, Gerard Marshall Raj

5G in healthcare: how fast will be the transformation?

Abstract: The 5G technology, with its low latency, high speed, enhanced high-resolution bandwidth, superior reliability, and less energy consumption, is bound to transform telemedicine and the healthcare industry as a whole. This next-generation wireless networking technology has many far-reaching implications in both preventive and therapeutic care of the patients. Remote monitoring of patients is possible […]

Brian Turner

The implications of Brexit for the Irish health system

While COVID-19 has rightly been the focus of attention in recent times, the previous issue of concern in Ireland—Brexit—has not gone away. Although the UK signed up to a transitional arrangement, if a trade deal is not concluded by the end of 2020, then it will essentially mean a hard Brexit by another name. This […]

Conor Coyle, Hanya Ghazi, Ioannis Georgiou

The mental health and well-being benefits of exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic: a cross-sectional study of medical students and newly qualified doctors in the UK_Open Access

Keywords Coronavirus COVID-19 Mental health Medical students Foundation doctors Prospective study