What’s the Mater? Munster’s only private spine service opens at Mater Private Hospital Cork

What’s the Mater? Munster’s only private spine service opens at Mater Private Hospital Cork

4 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Tánaiste Simon Coveney TD officially opens Munster’s only private spine service located at Mater Private Hospital Cork OVER 10,000 patients a year are expected to attend for medical consultation at the new Orthopaedic or Spine Consultation at Mater Private Cork, the only private Spine Service in Munster. The […]

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork starts accepting ELECTRONIC referrals from GPs

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork starts accepting ELECTRONIC referrals from GPs

3 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The Mater Private Hospitals are set to introduce an electronic referral system for GP’s allowing them to refer patients with the touch of a button where previously they were made via fax, post or telephone. The Mater Private Hospitals in Cork and Dublin, in partnership with Clanwilliam Health, […]

PHOTOS: Marymount Hospice Christmas Cracker Cycle 2017

PHOTOS: Marymount Hospice Christmas Cracker Cycle 2017

2 December 2017 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The 2017 Christmas Cracker Cycle in aid of Marymount Hospice and supported by MSD took place this morning at 8.30am to raise much-needed funds for Marymount Hopsice. This annual event started and finish at Marymount Hospice at Curraheen, Co Cork. Participants completed their preferred choice of a 6 m mini […]

HEALTH: Cork Second Most Rat-Infested County in Ireland, says Rentokil

HEALTH: Cork Second Most Rat-Infested County in Ireland, says Rentokil

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The recent drop in temperatures will encourage rodents to move indoors Ireland’s leading pest control provider Rentokil, is reporting that Cork is the second most rat-infested county in Ireland. The pest control experts predict that the number of rodent infestations in homes will continue to rise, as winter approaches, and […]

EAST CORK: Youghal lights up for the Mercy Hospital Foundation this Christmas

EAST CORK: Youghal lights up for the Mercy Hospital Foundation this Christmas

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Last Christmas, an incredible €10,455.33 was raised by two very generous Cork families who lit up their homes and shared their displays with their communities over the Christmas holidays in aid of the Mercy Hospital Foundation. This year the Carey family from Youghal, are taking part once again […]

SOCIAL PICS: Marymount Hospice Ball

SOCIAL PICS: Marymount Hospice Ball

2 December 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Marymount Hospice Ball, the highlight of Cork’s social calendar each year, had guests dancing the night away for a very worthy cause last night at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Little Island. This is the 11th year of the Marymount Ball and, to date, the event has raised […]