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# Cork University Hospital

This year
Cork University Hospital launches investigation into alleged racism against nurse
A report by
Eimer McAuley
Indian nurses at CUH have complained about an adaptation programme being run at the hospital.
The Journal has learned that an external investigator was commissioned by the hospital after a formal complaint was made.
The probe comes over a year after the hospital received a group letter, signed by 29 nurses making similar allegations.
The NMBI says it is aware of the issue.
Woman dies after being pulled from sea rescuing child off Co Cork beach
The woman was airlifted by a Coast Guard helicopter to Cork University Hospital in a critical condition and died this evening.
Overcrowding in Cork city hospitals described as 'out of control' and 'dangerous'
Overcrowding records were broken today in both Cork University Hospital and Mercy University Hospital.
SF seeks investigation into lack of paediatric ICU beds in Cork after girl's death from Strep A
Parents of girl who died of Strep A urge parents and doctors to be vigilant about the illness.
Parents of girl who died of Strep A 'begging' parents and doctors to be vigilant about illness
Vivienne Murphy died in March 2019 after contracting the illness.
Cork University Hospital reaches record overcrowding as 90 patients without beds
Across the country, there is a total of 635 patients without a bed in hospitals today.
Last year
Urgent health service demand at never before seen levels amid 'worst year' for hospital overcrowding
It comes amid a warning from the HSE that ‘demand for urgent health services is rising well above levels we have seen before’.
Hospital installs hives to ease children’s bee and wasp sting fears
Cork University Hospital has become home to tens of thousands of honeybees.
Nurses warn of 'dangerous situation' at Cork hospital as trolley figures hit 16-year high
84 people were waiting for admission to Cork University Hospital this morning.
All time
3 in 4 staff in country's two largest EDs showed signs of burnout during pandemic, study finds
The study was conducted by researchers at University College Cork.
'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak
The INMO stated that 63 patients were waiting on trolleys in CUH today.
People urged to avoid Cork University Hospital ED as HSE cyber attack impact causing 'extreme delays'
Dr Conor Deasy said the HSE ransomware attack had a major impact on frontline care delivery at the hospital.
Covid Placentitis: what we know about the condition that may have caused four stillbirths in Ireland
NPHET reported the possible cases of the condition last night.
Man (50s) in serious condition after being attacked at his home in Kerry
The injured man was taken to Cork University Hospital where he remains in a serious condition.
Man charged over Cork city robbery after being traced with 'find my phone' app
The man is due to appear in Cork City District Court this morning at 10.30am.
Covid-19 vaccine rollout begins today at four Irish hospitals
A 79-year-old patient named Annie will be the first person to receive the vaccine.
The first doses will be delivered to four hospitals around the country at lunchtime.
A 79-year-old patient named Annie will be the first person to receive the vaccine.
In the initial rollout phase, half of the doses will be held back until there is regularity of supply.
11-year-old girl seriously injured in Limerick crash
The girl has been airlifted to Cork University Hospital.
Limerick youth (19) in hospital with serious facial injuries after suspected acid attack
The alleged attack occured at a house gathering on 13 June.
Health authorities 'can't explain' case of coronavirus community transmission in Cork
The patent at CUH has not been linked to an already confirmed case and has not returned from an area where there is a spread of the virus.
Man (20s) arrested after worker is allegedly stabbed in Cork city
Gardaí and emergency services were called to the scene at 6.25pm yesterday evening.
Concerns raised after Cork doctors, rather than radiographers, did x-rays on patients with coronavirus symptoms
Junior doctors at Cork University Hospital were left having to do chest x-rays instead of the radiographers.
Cork hospital reviews admission policy after teen girl was sexually assaulted by male patient in ward
The assault on a 17-year-old girl by Andrew O’Donovan was only interrupted because his heart monitor began to accelerate.
Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries
The overcrowding has been made worse by flu season, according to the HSE.
Man dies after getting into difficulty while diving in Cork
The accident occurred near Cork Harbour.
Man (20s) dies after crashing into wall in Cork city
The incident occurred at around 2.45am this morning.
Man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teenage girl in Cork hospital ward
The court heard the man sexually assaulted the girl when they were in the same ward at Cork University Hospital last year.
'He should be with us today': HSE settles case with family of jockey Jack Tyner
The 19-year-old jockey died at Cork University Hospital in 2011.
Boy airlifted to hospital in serious condition after two-car collision in Limerick
The incident occurred shortly after 2pm at Knocknacarrga, Cappamore.
'Significant concerns' over infection control at Cork hospital following two superbug outbreaks
HIQA inspected the facility following the outbreaks in July and October last year.
Man in his 50s rushed to hospital with head injuries following assault in Cork
The incident happened at around 10pm on Friday night.
Baby girl dies after incident involving cord of window blind
A child has died after an incident involving a window blind cord in Cork city.
Investigation launched after man stabbed in back outside Cork pub in early hours
The incident happened at just after 1am this morning.
Cork hospital spends €30k on pest control after rodents were found in sink
Pest control companies attended the hospital more than 120 times last year.
Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact
The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.
Three Irish doctors and a businessman are rowing across the Atlantic for charity
Three experienced rowers and one novice are taking their boat Saoirse across the Atlantic in a charity row.
HSE spent nearly €3 million pursuing unpaid hospital charges using debt collectors
The health authority spent nearly €3 million on debt recovery during the period 2011 to 2017.
HSE spent almost €300k burying people who were homeless or had no known family
The money was spent over the last three years.
Two people taken to hospital after serious road crash in Cork
Gardaí are urging any witnesses to come forward.
Man seriously injured in Cork crash this morning
He has been taken to hospital by emergency services.