Reception area at Cork University Hospital. A number of patients had to be evacuated shortly after 8.30am when part of the ceiling in an outpatients department caved in. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An inspection is being carried out at Cork University Hospital (CUH) after part of a ceiling collapsed in an outpatients department on Thursday mornin(...)

The farmer was  airlifted to Cork University Hospital (CUH).

A farmer has been airlifted to hospital following a farm accident. The man, in his 70s, was working on the family farm in Carrigadrohid near Macroom o(...)

Dr John Browne, pain consultant, in the pain ward, South Infirmary, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

I trained in anaesthesia because I originally wanted to do intensive-care medicine. Along the line, I got drawn into pain medicine, which started a(...)

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (PNA) nurses have voted by 80% against acceptance of the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) proposals

Members of the Psychiatric Nurses’ Association (PNA) nurses have voted by 80% against acceptance of the Labour Relations Commission (LRC) proposals fo(...)

Kenneth Beazley of Ballybrassil, Cobh, Co Cork, who died on January 19th last.  Photograph: Provision

Physicians have been warned to avoid prescribing fusidic acid antiobiotics to patients who are on cholesterol-lowering statin medications. Kenn(...)

Psychiatric nurse Des McSweeney received notification from HSE management last week that he was being put “off rostered duty on paid leave” pending a review of his behaviour

A psychiatric nurse has been suspended from duty with pay by the HSE after speaking out in relation to the provision of a new psychiatric unit at a ho(...)

 Ava Joyce and her mother Maeve with the medical team at Cork University Hospital where she has bee successfully treated with neonatal diabetes. Photo:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A Cork toddler born with the rare genetic condition of permanent neonatal diabetes has reached all her developmental milestones despite the odds.Ava (...)

Dr Elizabeth Moloney, who works at Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

  Challenging but rewarding I initially worked as a dentist and, when I went back to UCC to study medicine, I supplemented my fees by (...)

Miriam Reidy (35), a native of Ballyhahill, Co Limerick, died from carbon monoxide poisoning on January 9th, 20011 after she was rushed to hospital from the Trident Hotel in Kinsale. Image: Google Maps.

A woman who escaped death following a carbon monoxide leak in a Co Cork hotel room today recalled waking up in intensive care at Cork University Hospi(...)

Cork University Hospital, where Nurse Houlihan claimed agency payments on top of her salary. Photograph: Google Street View.

A nurse who worked at Cork University Hospital billed an agency for her time while also receiving a salary from the hospital, a Nursing and Midwifery (...)