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2004-11-30 03:00:07

Medical Correspondent Dr Muiris Houston looks at the changing face of Irish medicine "The medical profession did not want any state control of medical services because it felt that it would destroy the doctor - patient relationship." - Dr Leonard Abrahamson, president of the Royal College of Physicians. "The extraordinary animus against the Custom House (the Department of Local Government and Health) and the people in it - everything we did or tried to do was met with suspicion and...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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