Going abroad for surgery? Here’s how to get reimbursed
Margaret Hawkins
Some people have faced a fight to get their overseas surgeries reimbursed. Margaret Hawkins takes a look at how you can avoid such refund refusals.
24 May 2023 Features
Margaret Leahy: a huge ‘go raibh maith agat’ to all the kind people in the world
An unexpected family emergency brought Margaret Leahy to the mercy of friends, family and even perfect strangers. Each one of them went above and beyond to help.
Katherine's Country: my life has completely changed
As she faces into several difficult rounds of chemotherapy, Katherine O'Leary has stopped crying and is determined to get the job of recovery done.
Health: what are your options when managing knee pain?
Margaret Hawkins speaks with orthopaedic and sports surgeon, professor Cathal Moran, about treatment and preventative care for knee pain
26 April 2023 Health
Healthbytes: hormone health, beyond BMI and more
Want to know who has launched a book about hormone health? Where you can get six free counselling sessions? Why you should see a GP if you notice bowel changes? Margaret Hawkins has these Healthbytes
19 April 2023 Health
Katherine’s Country: American visitors
As Katherine O’Leary struggles with feeling unwell, a group of Americans visitors help her to get back on track.
1 March 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Margaret Leahy: If you could turn back the clock, would you do it?
A new gene therapy has the potential to halve your age, but are we ready for this kind of medical breakthrough? Margaret Leahy writes.
15 February 2023 Features
Margaret Leahy: when you lose your independence, the imapct is challenging
As a recent recipient of knee replacement surgery, Margaret Leahy discusses the challenges of learning to rely on others as she recuperates.
1 February 2023 Features
Think, talk and tell - why it’s so important
Not making decisions about the medical care you want at end of life can throw unwanted stress on family members. Margaret Hawkins talks to Dr Tony Holohan about why there’s comfort in planning ahead.
18 January 2023 Health
Katherine’s Country: having to take my own advice
Katherine O’Leary had to take her own advice and not stress about who was around the Christmas dinner table when sickness visited the family.
11 January 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Living well with a chronic condition
Struggling to cope with a chronic condition like arthritis, asthma, fibromyalgia, diabetes, COPD, Parkinson’s, long COVID or heart issues? If so, there is help.
14 December 2022 Health