Anam Cara’s ‘Lunch to Remember’ takes place in Clayton Hotel, Cork City

Anam Cara’s ‘Lunch to Remember’ takes place in Clayton Hotel, Cork City

7 April 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Anam Cara is a national voluntary support organisation set up in 2008 by bereaved parents to support bereaved parents throughout Ireland Anam Cara Cork’s annual ‘Lunch to Remember’ took place in The Clayton Hotel in Cork today to raise vital funds to support bereaved parents in Cork and […]

‘Sinn could deliver a better health system’ – According to party reps at Public Meeting in Douglas, Cork

‘Sinn could deliver a better health system’ – According to party reps at Public Meeting in Douglas, Cork

7 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie A universal Healthcare Service, free at the point of access, is possible, a Public Meeting organised by Donnchadh Ó Laoghaire TD heard. The meeting, which took place at Nemo Rangers last night (the 6th) heard from Sinn Féin spokesperson on Health, Louise O’Reilly TD about her Party’s Health […]

St. Luke’s Home Cork holds 5th Annual Conference

St. Luke’s Home Cork holds 5th Annual Conference

6 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Every year in Ireland thousands of older adults are admitted to residential care. Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork which has been involved in this type of care since 1872 hosted a conference today for healthcare professionals, particularly those involved in residential care. The conference was organised by the charity’s education and […]

Printer ink cartridge recycling scheme has raised more than €100,000 for Munster charities since 2011

Printer ink cartridge recycling scheme has raised more than €100,000 for Munster charities since 2011

5 April 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie What started as an effort to raise a few thousand euro; to say thank you to the staff of St. Therese’s Oncology Ward at the Mercy University Hospital for the wonderful care and attention given to Denis O’Donovan’s wife Angela after she was successfully treated there for a Non-Hodgkins […]

New Medical Ophthalmologist expected at Cork University Hospital to deal with chronic delays

New Medical Ophthalmologist expected at Cork University Hospital to deal with chronic delays

5 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Cork East TD, Kevin O’Keeffe has said that he is hopeful that a new medical ophthalmologist will be appointed to Cork University Hospital to deal with the chronic delays in accessing ophthalmological services. Following receipt of a parliamentary reply from the HSE, I’ve been told that the CUH […]

BEAUTY: Roz Purcell Health & Beauty Q&A afternoon in Cork City

BEAUTY: Roz Purcell Health & Beauty Q&A afternoon in Cork City

5 April 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Model and lifestyle guru to appear at IMEDEEN Skin Scanning event at Boots Half Moon Street Health and lifestyle guru Roz Purcell is set to make an appearance on April 12th from 4.30pm until 6pm at Boots Half Moon Street, Cork City for a Q&A session as part […]

Government invests €1.1m in Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2017

Government invests €1.1m in Cork University Maternity Hospital in 2017

1 April 2017 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork Senator and Leader of Seanad Éireann, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed the announcement by Minister for Health, Simon Harris, of additional investment in services at Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH). “My Fine Gael colleague Minister Harris, has announced a €1.1 million investment in CUMH in 2017. […]

Cork University Maternity Hospital – CUMH – celebrates its own 10th birthday!

Cork University Maternity Hospital – CUMH – celebrates its own 10th birthday!

31 March 2017: By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH) celebrated its tenth year with a celebratory service, this morning, Friday, 31st March. The maternity hospital first opened its doors ten years ago to the day on the 31st March 2007 and involved the amalgamation of maternity services from Erinville Hospital, St. Finbarr’s […]