Mon, 11 May, 2020
Sun, 29 Mar, 2020
People should treat coronavirus as they would seasonal flu - think about those most at risk and try to protect them, a consultant microbiologist has urged.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Here is a selection of people who have just begun interesting new roles with companies in Ireland.
Fri, 07 Feb, 2020
Promoting good diet and exercise habits in the workplace can go a long way to boosting well-being among Irish adults, according to a new report conducted by Mater Private.
Fri, 31 Jan, 2020
Padhraig O’Loughlin is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Mater Private, Cork.
Thu, 30 Jan, 2020
More than 7,500 patients attended the Mater Private emergency departments in Dublin and Cork last year – a 27% increase in Cork and 6% in Dublin, compared to the previous year.
Wed, 31 Jul, 2019
Mater Private Cork will add another 25 staff members once it adds two now operating theatres and a 30-bed day care ward by the end of 2019.
Fri, 07 Jun, 2019
The head of the Mater Private Healthcare Group has called for a formal arrangement whereby a public hospital would block-book beds on a long-term basis in a private hospital for use when overcrowding occurs.
Sat, 13 Jan, 2018
Almost half of the children on hospital trolleys yesterday were waiting more than nine hours for a bed, it has emerged.
Tue, 09 Jan, 2018
Cork University Hospital has been forced to move patients to other hospitals in the region because of pressure on its resources due to overcrowding.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2018
Mater Private Hospital together with Dukes Coffee Company and KSG at the City Gate Plaza, Mahon, Cork are organising a joint ‘Drink Tea for MND’ day to help support a very worthy cause.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Specialist heart nurse Padraig Denn says it’s important to respond quickly to early warning signs.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Roselyn Raj is the nurse manager of theatre recovery at Mater Private Hospital, Cork. She recently experienced a role reversal when she underwent an operation herself.
Fri, 19 May, 2017
Joan Fahy is a senior nurse at Mater Private Hospital, Cork. One of her specialties is haemovigilance.
Fri, 12 May, 2017
Every minute that passes, the chance of survival from cardiac arrest drops by 10%.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Dr Sarah Landers says smoking is the single biggest cause of disease and death in Ireland.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
Dr Barry Hennigan is the newest consultant to join the Mater Private Hospital Cork.
Fri, 14 Apr, 2017
Specialist physiotherapist Hugh Tobin looks at the evolution of the pelvis and spine and their importance in our daily lives.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2017
Fri, 24 Mar, 2017
With Daffodil Day just a week away, it’s that time of year again to highlight the truth about skin cancer.
Fri, 17 Mar, 2017
Fri, 24 Feb, 2017
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017
Fri, 10 Feb, 2017
Fri, 09 Dec, 2016
PRICES are back on the march in Cork’s suburban and high-end Hettyfield: but, they are still are a long way short of boom-time levels of €1m and even €2m asking prices and sales.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
It’s being described as a “breakthrough towards an artificial pancreas” and it has certainly transformed the life of diabetic Mary Vaughan.
Sun, 30 Aug, 2015
A coroner has issued a second warning about prescribing a popular antibiotic to patients already on cholesterol-lowering drugs after details of another death caused by a rare but potentially fatal interaction between them emerged yesterday.
Fri, 15 May, 2015
The Mater Private hospital in Cork will hold open interviews over Christmas to recruit over 25 nurses as part of its ongoing expansion.
Fri, 19 Dec, 2014
The chief executive of Cork’s newest hospital has said that management at the facility can foresee further significant job announcements in the coming years.
Fri, 12 Sep, 2014
The Vhi has signed a five-year deal with the Mater Private Hospital in Cork which will allow the extension of cardiology services and pave the way for the development of an integrated heart and vascular centre.
Sat, 30 Aug, 2014
A woman who spent 90 minutes at Cork’s newest private hospital, where she underwent a cataract procedure, was charged €1,175 for use of a room, on top of consultant and anaesthesiologist fees.
Mon, 27 May, 2013
Several Irish women know how Angelina Jolie felt when she took the option of radical surgery to reduce her breast cancer risk — because they made the same difficult decision, writes Áilín Quinlan
Fri, 17 May, 2013
The head of one of the country’s largest private healthcare providers has confirmed that the Mater Private Hospital is planning to open in Cork on Jan 2.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012
Tommy Barker says this Shanakiel offering could be a high-class ‘penthouse’ purchase
Sat, 13 Oct, 2012
The operations of Shanakiel Hospital are to be moved to the former Cork Medical Centre in Mahon in a move which will see the VHI provide cover for patients using the state-of-the-art €90m facility.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2012
There are “very significant gaps” in the private hospital provision of cancer, cardiac, and orthopaedic services across the southern region.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2012
People with private health insurance who live in the south are waiting longer for some orthopaedic services than those in the public system.
A €90m privately-developed hospital with the potential to create 250 jobs is to remain closed after the State-owned VHI said the facility is not required to meet its needs in Munster.
Sat, 12 May, 2012
The VHI is expected to decide this week if it will cover Mater Private, Cork for the use of the €90m privately-developed hospital in Mahon for its members.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2012
A CORK-BASED private hospital has backed VHI’s decision not to cover any new private hospitals in the city.
Fri, 18 Nov, 2011
BON SECOURS, the country’s largest private healthcare provider, has been refused cover by VHI for a planned €80m extension at its Cork hospital.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2011
A NEW private hospital planned for Cork city looks set to follow the same fate as its doomed predecessor following a VHI decision not to provide cover for its customers at the facility.
Wed, 16 Nov, 2011
THE Health Service Executive is investigating all cases of narcolepsy in this country during the time that the swine flu vaccine, Pandemrix, was administered here.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2011
THE Bon Secours Hospital in Cork is pressing ahead with plans for an €80 million expansion despite the announcement by the Mater Private that it intends to open a 75-bed hospital in the city by the end of the year.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2011
ONE of the country’s leading private hospitals, the Mater Private, is to open in Cork by the end of the year as part of a €75 million investment.
Tue, 12 Jul, 2011
KEY appointments to make cancer equipment available to hundreds of patients have not even been advertised, six months after the HSE was authorised to fill the roles.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2011
MATER Private Healthcare has confirmed its interest in the takeover of a €90 million Cork hospital that closed just five months after it opened.
Wed, 11 May, 2011
STAFF are owed wages and holiday pay but investors are unlikely to lose out following the closure of the country’s newest private hospital just five months after it opened.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2011
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