HEALTH: “HSE have NO FIGURES for suicide deaths in hospitals” says Cork East Sinn Fein TD Pat Buckley

HEALTH: “HSE have NO FIGURES for suicide deaths in hospitals” says Cork East Sinn Fein TD Pat Buckley

31 May 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin TD and deputy Mental Health spokesperson Pat Buckley (Cork East) has called for data to be collected on suicide deaths in Irish hospitals in order to highlight the need for better mental health services in general hospital settings. He made his comments following a response from […]

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork welcomes new Consultant Respiratory Physician

HEALTH: Mater Private Cork welcomes new Consultant Respiratory Physician

31 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Mater Private Cork has announced the arrival of new Consultant Respiratory Physician, Dr Sarah Landers. A Kerry native, Dr Sarah Landers, graduated with an honours degree in medicine from University College Cork in 2004. She has completed dual specialist training in respiratory and internal medicine and was awarded CSCST […]

POLITICS: Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire Sinn Fein TD expresses serious concern regarding reports of weaknesses in Child Protection

POLITICS: Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire Sinn Fein TD expresses serious concern regarding reports of weaknesses in Child Protection

29 May 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Sinn Féin spokesperson on Children and Youth Affairs Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD has expressed serious concern regarding reports of weaknesses in the Child Protection services of the state; in particular, the lack of 24 hour Child Protections services available and that children were directed to Garda Stations as […]

HEALTH: Cork based Fianna Fail spokesman on Health Billy Kelleher welcomes news that Religious orders will NOT be involved in new Hospital

HEALTH: Cork based Fianna Fail spokesman on Health Billy Kelleher welcomes news that Religious orders will NOT be involved in new Hospital

29 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health, Billy Kelleher has said the Sisters of Charity have taken the right decision to remove themselves from the operation of the St. Vincent’s Hospital Group, and the new National Maternity Hospital. “This decision, I believe, is in the best interests of both the […]

BUSINESS: Event held by Facebook and Cork Chamber attracts over 400 Irish SMEs in Cork

BUSINESS: Event held by Facebook and Cork Chamber attracts over 400 Irish SMEs in Cork

29 May 2017, Monday By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie More than 400 SMEs from Cork, Kerry, Tipperary, Galway and Dublin gathered on Friday at the O’Callaghan warehouse on Custom House Quay, Cork for Facebook’s Boost Your Business event. The event, co-hosted by Facebook and Cork Chamber aimed to provide SMEs with greater insight into the potential of the […]

LIFESTYLE: Talk series – An evening with Rosanna Davison – Montenotte Hotel Cork

LIFESTYLE: Talk series – An evening with Rosanna Davison – Montenotte Hotel Cork

27 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The Montenotte Event Series Launches with a Wellbeing & Nutrition Evening presented by Rosanna Davison Renowned model and more recently author and nutrionist, Rosanna Davison, will be coming to Cork’s Montenotte Hotel, on Wednesday, 14 June for the first in the hotel’s “An Evening With …” series. With quite […]

EAST CORK: Garryvoe beach reopens to swimmers after water quality improves

EAST CORK: Garryvoe beach reopens to swimmers after water quality improves

26 May 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Swimming can now resume at Garryvoe Beach, East Cork. It follows a second satisfactory water quality sample by Cork County Council. The local authority then consulted with the HSE, who were satisfied that the water quality had indeed returned to “excellent” grade.  This means that the bathing water prohibition […]

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

HEALTH: First NATIONAL survey of patient experience goes live in five Cork hospitals

26 May 2017 David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie   Five public hospitals in Cork are participating in the National Patient Experience Survey, a new nationwide survey asking patients for their views on hospital care. These hospitals include Mercy University Hospital, Bantry General Hospital, South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, and Cork University Hospital. With an estimated […]

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

HEALTH: National Conference for Healthcare Assistants to take place in Marymount Hospice Cork

26 May 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The fourth National Conference for Healthcare Assistants will be held in Marymount University Hospital and Hospice, Cork on Friday 23rd June 2017. The topic for this year is “Embracing the Heart of Neurology”. Topics on the day include –Motor Neurone Disease, Stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and speakers […]