INFANT LACK OF OXYGEN: Cork scientific research published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology

INFANT LACK OF OXYGEN: Cork scientific research published in Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Neurology

18 January 2019 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Lack of oxygen to the brain at birth affects almost 200 babies in Ireland each year and results in death or disability in over 2 million infants each year globally. The condition, known as Hypoxic Ischematic Encephalopathy (HIE), causes brain injury due to lack of oxygen and can […]

Cork’s ‘We Can Quit’ participants celebrate being smoke free

Cork’s ‘We Can Quit’ participants celebrate being smoke free

3 January 2019 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Cancer Society launches new courses for 2019 Free one-to-one support from the Irish Cancer Society to help local women quit smoking Analysis shows approximately half of the participants quit smoking 2 January 2019: The latest group of participants from the Irish Cancer Society’s We Can Quit smoking […]

HSE Service Plan points to challenging year for Disability Services – Murphy O’Mahony

HSE Service Plan points to challenging year for Disability Services – Murphy O’Mahony

30 December 21018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Disability spokesperson Margaret Murphy O’Mahony (A TD for Cork South West) says the 2019 HSE Service Plan is a very mixed bag for people with disabilities. “2018 saw an increase in Personal Assistance hours – 170,000 hours – relative to 2017 so it is disappointing that […]

AIB Donate €11,050 to The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation

AIB Donate €11,050 to The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation

20 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Funds will support the care for children in County Cork AIB, proud sponsors of both Club and County, along with AXA, exclusive underwriters of AIB’s insurance presented The Jack and Jill Children’s Foundation with a cheque for €11,050 at AIB Bankcentre. The donation will provide over 680 home […]

HEALTH: Three Injury Units in Cork Treat Over 26,536 Patients in 2018 – Bantry, Mallow, Gurranabraher

HEALTH: Three Injury Units in Cork Treat Over 26,536 Patients in 2018 – Bantry, Mallow, Gurranabraher

19 December 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie The HSE has 11 Injury Units now in place across the country with three located in Cork, which have been open since 2012. By the end of October 2018, 26,536 patients have been treated at the Injury Units in Cork. These include: Bantry Injury Unit (opened in July […]

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