Tony Mcnamara

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 Radiotherapy services manager Clarie Roe demonstrates the new linear accelerator at the Glandore Centre to Tánaiste Simon Coveney and  Geraldine McCarthy, chair of the South/South West Hospital Group.

A new €40 million cancer treatment centre in Cork will provide a comprehensive range of services in advance of an anticipated 50 per cent increase in (...)

Chief executive of Cork University Hospital Tony McNamara said he is departing with sadness to ‘accept other opportunities in the private sector’. File photograph: Provision

The head of the biggest hospital outside Dublin is leaving his post to work in the private sector. Tony McNamara, chief executive officer of Cork Uni(...)

Hiqa said cleaning and monitoring did not meet the required standards at CUH.

Infection control practices at Cork’s main hospital have been strongly criticised followed two outbreaks of a potentially deadly superbug on its wards(...)

Rachel Weisz and Olivia Coleman in The Favourite

You could reasonably describe the latest film from Yorgos Lanthimos as his most conventional to date. Then again, you could reasonably describe Das (...)

Cork University Hospital (CUH) chief executive, Tony McNamara said the hospital is planning a strategy this Christmas which will see greater engagement with the community. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Management at one of the country’s busiest hospitals have endorsed Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s view that nurses and consultants should not take holidays (...)

Cork University Hospital patient transfer: purpose is to free up capacity so more patients can be admitted from the emergency department. Photograph: Patrick Hogan/Provision

Cork University Hospital on Sunday began transferring up to 20 patients from general wards to other hospitals in a bid to reduce overcrowding and free(...)

 Representatives of the Garda and Coast Guard with relatives of those who died in the Lacken drowning disaster in 1927 at the  ceremony  at Lacken Pier, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Irish Coast Guard volunteer Amy Lynott believes she owes her affinity with the Atlantic to her great-grandfather Thomas Lynott, who lost his life off (...)

Dr Mary Favier, a GP from Cork: “There are people dying on the gynae waiting list because of the delay.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Women with serious gynaecological problems are dying as a result of having to wait up to two years for an appointment at one of the country’s busiest (...)

Cork University Maternity Hospital. A validation process was carried out in January on the outpatient gynaecological waiting list. Photograph: Daragh MacSweeney/Provision

Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH)has defended its handling of outpatient appointments following criticism from Minister for Health Simon Harr(...)

Use of trolley  data at 8am for the purpose of making a judgment on the hospital or health service performance is flawed. At 8am, hospitals are at their most vulnerable having had only emergency diagnostic services available in the previous 12 hours and minimal access to resources to transfer patients to beds. Photograph: Alan Betson

Over recent years the Irish health system has intensified the use of metrics to improve performance and has been successful in helping to embed a cul(...)

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