A “modest investment” in elective surgery during the winter surge in hospital activity is the practical solution to the predictable annual crisis, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland has claimed.
A CORK city house that has been a life-saving, holistic home-from-home for many hundreds of persons given cancer diagnoses now looks set to return to private, family accommodation and ‘domestic service’ once more.
A judge has ordered a man facing criminal charges to be admitted into a psychiatric unit and to be placed on a waiting list for treatment at the Central Mental Hospital after his solicitor admitted he had struggled to get him the treatment he needs while in custody.
TICK, tick. Surely I’m not the only one who can hear that blasted clock ticking louder by the day as we get closer to Christmas? Only four more sleeps. Yes, FOUR! Even writing that is sending my blood pressure soaring. No, I’m not “all set for Christmas” as so many have asked me since the first of December, in fact, I’m not even nearly ready.
A voluntary organisation comprised of seven different religious denominations took to the streets of Cork last night for the Leaving Certificate celebrations in order to assist young people who were in difficulty after the festivities.