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Wednesday 1 February 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Cork University Hospital

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’.
# Cork University Hospital
Hospital installs hives to ease children’s bee and wasp sting fears
Cork University Hospital has become home to tens of thousands of honeybees.
# Cork University Hospital
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.
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# Emergency Departments
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.
# Overcrowding
'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak
The INMO stated that 63 patients were waiting on trolleys in CUH today.
# Cork
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.
# Explainer
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.
# Rathmore
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.
# Bishopstown
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
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.
# Pallasgreen
11-year-old girl seriously injured in Limerick crash
The girl has been airlifted to Cork University Hospital.
# Garryowen
Limerick youth (19) in hospital with serious facial injuries after suspected acid attack
The alleged attack occured at a house gathering on 13 June.
# Coronavirus
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.
# Cork
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.
# Coronavirus
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.
# flu season
Overcrowding in Cork hospitals leads to cancellation of some surgeries
The overcrowding has been made worse by flu season, according to the HSE.
# Crosshaven RNLI
Man dies after getting into difficulty while diving in Cork
The accident occurred near Cork Harbour.
# Cork
Man (20s) dies after crashing into wall in Cork city
The incident occurred at around 2.45am this morning.
# Cork University Hospital
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.
# High Court
'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.
# Cappamore
Boy airlifted to hospital in serious condition after two-car collision in Limerick
The incident occurred shortly after 2pm at Knocknacarrga, Cappamore.
# cpe
'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.
# Carrigaline
Man in his 50s rushed to hospital with head injuries following assault in Cork
The incident happened at around 10pm on Friday night.
# Cork
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.
# Clonakilty
Investigation launched after man stabbed in back outside Cork pub in early hours
The incident happened at just after 1am this morning.
# Mice
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.
# busy period
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.
# Don't Try This At Home
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.
# not letting it go
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.
# next of kin
HSE spent almost €300k burying people who were homeless or had no known family
The money was spent over the last three years.
# Douglas
Two people taken to hospital after serious road crash in Cork
Gardaí are urging any witnesses to come forward.
# Ballyvourney
Man seriously injured in Cork crash this morning
He has been taken to hospital by emergency services.
# Pricey
Irish hospital car parks charged more than €19.2 million in parking fees in 2016
Cork University Hospital generated €3.1 million in 2016, while the car park at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin raised €464,000 in the same year.
# Co Cork
21-year-old man killed in single-vehicle crash
Gardaí were called to the scene shortly before 6am today.
# Clonakilty
Appeal for witnesses after man seriously injured in assault outside Cork pub
The incident happened just after midnight on Sunday morning in Clonakilty.
# Healthcare
Cork hospital so busy since Christmas Day, it's asking people to stay away
There was a huge surge in demand over the Christmas period.
# The Beast
Appeal for witnesses to murder of Real IRA figure in Cork
Aidan O’Driscoll was shot in the back a number of times on a street in Cork city yesterday.
# Fermoy
Man in his early 20s dies in road crash in Cork
The two-vehicle road traffic collision took place on the N72 Fermoy-Ballyhooely Road at around 8am this morning.