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Category / HEALTH
16 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A decision by Revenue which sees practice doctors treated as individuals rather than as part of a partnership and sees them disadvantaged will now be reversed, according to Fine Gael TD Colm Burke. Deputy Burke, Fine Gael’s Health spokesperson, said: “I was contacted by a large number of... Read More
16 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Local Fianna Fáil TD Aindrias Moynihan has called on the Minister for Rural and Community Development to consider enhancements to the Seniors Alert Scheme The scheme provides funding for a free personal monitored alarm for people aged 65 or older and of limited means. It is intended to... Read More
14 November 2023 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie A manager at one of Ireland’s largest disability organisations is encouraging people to consider a career supporting people with disabilities. Patrice Madden joined Cope Foundation in 2018 as a care assistant. She is now the manager of Cope Foundation’s community hubs. Cope Foundation is looking to recruit care... Read More
13 November 2023 By Bryan McCarthy bryan@TheCork.ie Uisce Éireann would like to remind customers supplied by the Whitegate Public Water Supply that the Boil Water Notice issued on 18 October remains in place. This notice was issued as a precautionary measure to protect the health of approximately 9,000 customers due to increased turbidity in the... Read More
12 November 2023 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Irish Charity, SERVE marked its 20th anniversary this weekend in Cork. Volunteers from across the island joined for an evening of nostalgia. Gerry O’Connor, chairperson of SERVE explains, “SERVE was founded in 2003 by a group of eleven young adults from Ireland who worked in the Philippines with... Read More
6 November 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie Raffle Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind’s annual car raffle will see one lucky driver become the owner of a 2024 Citroen E-C4. Tickets cost just €5 and can be purchased online at www.guidedogs.ie or at events run locally by our nationwide volunteer fundraising Branches. The draw takes... Read More
2 November 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie The Minister for Finance and the Minister for Health must immediately reverse the decision by the Revenue to treat monies received by General Practitioners under the GMS Scheme as individual income. General Practitioners (GP’s) who are practicing in most cases are in a partnership arrangement. Monies received under... Read More
1 November 2023 By Tom Collins tom@TheCork.ie NASC based in Cork is among 20 community projects receiving financial support from Bank of Ireland’s Begin Together programme in 2023. €500,000 is being allocated to groups across the island of Ireland in year four of the Begin Together fund, delivered in partnership with the Community Foundation Ireland.  This... Read More