Health service must make its own luck this pandemic winter
Comment: There is so little slack in our health service that tough decisions, even ones that reverse previous positions, will have to be taken
Without minimising the scale of the tragedy that befell so many Irish people over the last six months or the heroic efforts of the frontline professionals who put themselves in harm’s way to look after them, we have to admit that we were a little lucky with the spring 2020 phase of the Covid-19 outbreak.
The early warning provided by the apocalyptic scenes from Italy, our island status, a mild spring and low population...
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