Mother of teen who died after taking substance at festival to walk marathon to raise funds for CUH

Mother of teen who died after taking substance at festival to walk marathon to raise funds for CUH

The mother of teenager Jack Downey who died after he took a substance at the Indiependence Festival in Co Cork in August is to participate in the Tipperary Ladies Mini Marathon in order to raise funds for the intensive care unit (ICU) where her son died.

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A love letter from the English patient to 'fantastic' staff at Cork University Hospital

A love letter from the English patient to 'fantastic' staff at Cork University Hospital

When David Peschier was taken ill during his summer holiday in Kinsale, his next stop was the emergency department at Cork University Hospital, where he eventually found himself on a trolley. He asked the Irish Examiner to print his account of his stay.

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Munster captain Peter O'Mahony unveiled as CUH Charity brand ambassador

Munster captain Peter O'Mahony unveiled as CUH Charity brand ambassador

In the scrum for funds that characterises an increasingly competitive charity sector, having an ambassador of the calibre of Peter O’Mahony is just what the doctor ordered.

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CUH in ‘black escalation’ as 70 patients wait on trolleys

CUH in ‘black escalation’ as 70 patients wait on trolleys

Patients going into Cork University Hospital (CUH) on Monday night were greeted by a poster telling them the hospital and its emergency department were in a state of ‘black escalation’ — which means it was not safe.

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Plans for helipad at Cork University Hospital temporarily grounded

Plans for helipad at Cork University Hospital temporarily grounded

Plans to build a helipad at Cork University Hospital have been temporarily grounded after Cork City Council planners sought further information about the development.

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CUMH launches five-day blitz to cut gynaecology waiting list by 500

CUMH launches five-day blitz to cut gynaecology waiting list by 500

A maternity hospital which had the worst waiting list in the country for outpatient gynaecology services has launched a five-day blitz to reduce by 500 the number waiting for treatment.

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Sebastian Barry 'overwhelmed' by Life Lines Book Club involving renal dialysis patients in CUH

Sebastian Barry 'overwhelmed' by Life Lines Book Club involving renal dialysis patients in CUH

You could call his approach ‘novel’, the notion of hosting a book club at locations where people are temporarily constrained, but Sebastian Barry is no stranger to creativity.

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Cork University Hospital copes when disaster calls

Cork University Hospital copes when disaster calls

Major events with multiple fatalities have featured in the history of CUH, writes Denise O’Donoghue

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Staff look back on 40 years at Cork University Hospital

Staff look back on 40 years at Cork University Hospital

Many of the staff at CUH — dubbed the ‘Wilton Hilton’ — have been there since it first opened, writes Denise O’Donoghue.

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CUH marking 40 years of community service

CUH marking 40 years of community service

The ambition for CUH to develop to become a ‘great hospital’ is both real and attainable, writes Tony McNamara.

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Hospital’s happy 40th

Hospital’s happy 40th

Every society can point to developments that consolidated its economic and human progress.

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CUH at 40: 'You need to know you’re in good hands. I was'

CUH at 40: 'You need to know you’re in good hands. I was'

Cork University Hospital is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, having first opened on November 30, 1978.

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Cork University Hospital  support pre-op work-up for heart patients to avoid ‘PJ paralysis’

Cork University Hospital support pre-op work-up for heart patients to avoid ‘PJ paralysis’

Patients prepping for major heart surgery at Cork University Hospital are to be involved in a pre-operative “work-up”.

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