Saturday 16 December 2017

Triumph and tears – lessons we learned from health world in 2012

Eilish O'Regan

Eilish O'Regan

THE latest joke doing the rounds about the Irish health service is that there is no point in rearranging the deckchairs – they have already been pawned.

Expect more of that kind of wisecrack in 2013 about an area of life that can have us mourning and marvelling all in one day.

Beyond the tears, sorrow, triumph and joy are the home truths, guidance and lessons we can take from the wider world of health here and abroad in 2012.

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