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11 January 2022 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie West Cork TD Michael Collins and his colleagues in The Rural Independent Group have said that the pandemic-related disruptions to cancer diagnoses and treatments are having a profound impact on patients and their families. The Group is calling for an immediate and decisive government intervention. Speaking from his... Read More
10 January 2022 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie Back in September 2020, the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) announced its intention to transfer management of its homeless services to other charities with more expertise in the area Today marked the formal handover of St Vincent’s Hotel and Deerpark House – both in Cork. Depaul... Read More
3 January 2022 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Over 70,275 patients went without a bed in Irish hospitals in 2021, according to figures published today by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The union has branded this year’s figures as an “unacceptable rise in overcrowding while we know this adds to the spread of COVID-19 in our hospitals”.... Read More
25 December 2021 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Following consultation with the Health Service Executive, Irish Water and Cork County Council are issuing a Boil Water Notice with immediate effect to protect the health of consumers supplied by the Whitegate Regional Public Water Supply. The notice affects approximately 9,500 people supplied by the Whitegate Regional Public... Read More