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Priscilla Lynch

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Dublin, Ireland
Freelance Journalist and Editor — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Irish Times
Covers:  health and medical affairs. life sciences
Doesn't Cover: finance, sports

Award winning journalist and editor, specialising in health, medical science & current affairs. Editor of Medical Independent @med_indonews.

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Biography

Award-winning freelance journalist and editor, specialising in health, medical science and consumer affairs. Based in Dublin, Ireland.

Currently the Clinical Editor of the Medical Independent, and a regular contributor on health matters to The Herald and Irish Times Health Supplement, as well as ...

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@PriscillaLynch — 4,516 followers, 12,505 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

RT @JosephGall4gher: @PriscillaLynch "Worrying statistic. Still no sign of the new GP contract while 17% of newly qualified GPs already…

Sep 21, 2017

Summary of @IMO_IRL pre 2018 Budget submission today. Calling for significant increase in health budget next year. https://t.co/S0MAuCyl0S

Sep 21, 2017

RT @med_indonews: "Ireland doesn't have enough hospital beds to cater for needs of the population" acc to @IMO_IRL President @annmh84. We need 3500 more beds.

Sep 21, 2017

RT @IMO_IRL: Ireland has the lowest number of doctors per capita in the European Union. #Budget2018 https://t.co/KgrAzL4H4c

Sep 21, 2017

RT @med_indonews: Ireland has one of the lowest ratios of doctors and hospital beds in Europe acc to @IMO_IRL. Irish doctors emigrati…

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Awards

GSK Irish Medical Media Awards

2012 - Professional Medical News
The Irish Medical Media Awards recognise and reward outstanding contributions to the field of medical and health-related journalism. Entries are judged by an independent and distinguished judging panel, chaired by John Bowman. In 2012 Priscilla Lynch won the Professional Medical News Award for her excellent use of the Freedom of Information route and her prescient reporting on the complex power-play relationship between the Department of Health and the HSE