Cork University Hospital: The HSE internal audit also raises queries regarding the payment of allowances on top of salary to a number of senior nurses in Cork and Kerry. Photograph:  Patrick Hogan/Provision

A medical consultant received nearly €70,000 in additional overtime payments for work carried out for another part of the HSE because it was not poss(...)

 Dr Derek Power, consultant medical oncologist, Mercy University Hospital, Cork and Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/ Provision

My route into medicine was not the typical one because I started my career as a pharmacist. I was always fascinated with how drugs can be used to chan(...)

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 (...)