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6 January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Bantry General Hospital (BGH) will become a smoke-free campus from today, meaning smoking will not be permitted anywhere on the general hospital grounds. The introduction of this new policy, which is supported by the hospital’s Executive Management Board, will apply to all staff, patients, visitors and contractors... Read More
4th January 2014 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie bryan@TheCork.ie A biosciences startup based in Little Island, Cork has secured €750,000 in venture funding through a syndicate of investors. The company is called Metabolomic Diagnostics, and the funders include including SOSventures Ireland Fund, AIB Seed Capital Fund and Enterprise Ireland. Metabolomic Diagnostic can “revolutionise pre-natal care”... Read More
29th November 2013, Sunday By Bryan T. Smyth news@TheCork.ie Cork companies Milestone Solutions, MMD Construction, Prenco Manufacturing Ltd, WiseTek Soultions Ltd, Whitegate Power Station and TAL were among 38 private and public sector organisations to receive awards recently from the Minister of State for Small Business, Mr John Perry T.D. The leading Cork organisations joined... Read More
20th May 2013 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A Tralee woman, who has travelled on the Kerry Cork Health Link Bus to receive her cancer treatment, says the investment of €90,000 by the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee in the service is vital. The Kerry Cancer Support Trust has received the first of three annual €30,000... Read More
15 November 2015 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Experienced Irish mental health nurses and midwives are urgently required in Sydney and other areas of New South Wales as their health board launches a new recruitment drive for 70 Irish nurses. Galway-based recruitment agency ICE Group are co-ordinating the campaign in partnership with New South Wales Health... Read More
24th September 2012 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Last year 88 workplace personal injury awards were delivered in Co. Cork, according to data from InjuriesBoard.ie – a decrease of 22 on the previous year. The average award value in Cork was €23, 789. This compared with an average of 32 workplace personal injury awards per county,... Read More
29th November 2011 By Bryan T. Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie A significant restructuring of acute hospital and community services is underway in Cork city with the clear purpose of providing sustainable services of a higher quality for the people of Cork and the surrounding area. It is important to recognise at the outset that while services are... Read More
21 November 2011 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Dr Patricia Kearney, Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, UCC is one of a group of researchers from European Universities who will participate in a new research project investigating current treatment practices for people who suffer from a mildly underactive thyroid gland. The researchers met recently with medical... Read More