Simon Harris urges health graduates to stay in Ireland

Harris noted that there is an estimated 200 positions vacant at any one time

  The minister for health Simon Harris is urging graduates of medicine, nursing and midwifery to consider a health service career within Ireland, rather than abroad.

According to the Irish Times, Harris said: “I appeal to people, in particular our young


Unlikely victims of the eighth amendment

Sarah Taaffe-Maguire considers the difficulties professional and student midwives face when negotiating the eighth amendment.

FEATURESThe eighth amendment places equal value on the life of an unborn child as on the life of the pregnant person. It goes beyond a ban on abortion. It is a divisive issue. Lesser reported on is the literal division …