Dr Deirdre Lundy on Menopause“There are so many people who are not being helped, who could easily be helped.”

As heard on liveline

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For more than a week, listeners to Liveline have heard the stories of women in Ireland going through menopause and the majority of them have not had happy stories to tell. Women have spoken of being fobbed off by doctors, misdiagnosed, insulted and, in so many cases, left to suffer needlessly. Talking to Joe Duffy on Tuesday, Ann recounted what a GP said to her when she presented with …

Nurse Betty Healy“She was captured at one stage by the Vietcong.”

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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On International Nurses Day, Ray Tubridy spoke to Ken Healy, whose mother, Betty, was awarded the Florence Nightingale medal for Nursing by the International Red Cross in 1967. This was, of course, a tremendous achievement for Betty, but, impressive as it is, it doesn’t really reflect the extraordinary work she did as a nurse in unprecedented conditions for an Irish nurse. By the …