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Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Bon Secours Hospital
Bon Secours Health System
Geography
Location College Road, Cork, Ireland
Organisation
Care system
Hospital type General
Services
Beds 343
History
Founded 1915
Links
Website http://www.bonsecourscork.ie/
Lists

The Bon Secours Hospital, Cork is a private hospital in County Cork, Ireland. Owned by the Roman Catholic Bon Secours Sisters, it offers healthcare to privately insured patients. It forms part of the Bon Secours Health System, the largest private healthcare network in Ireland, which includes hospitals in Dublin, Galway, and Tralee.[1] The hospital has over 18,000 admissions and 29,000 outpatients attendances per year.[2]

Services

The hospital has 343 in-patient beds. There are 30 day case beds, 30 endoscopy beds and 6 oncology day spaces. The hospital has 5 major and 2 minor operating theatres.[3] Services provided include cardiology, diagnostic imaging, nutrition and dietetics, histopathology, pharmacy, physiotherapy, respiratory medicine, angiography, cardiac rehabilitation, diabetes specialist services, intensive care, and oncology. In 2008 the hospital opened a Rapid Access Chest Pain clinic [4] for same day assessment of chest pain referred patients. In 2009 the hospital opened a Specialist Breast Care Clinic [5] which offers a triple assessment to patients within 3 days of referral. In 2011 in co-operation with the Irish Cancer Society, a Daffodil Centre was opened in the hospital to provide information services to patients their families and the general public..[6] The hospital is a centre for surgical solutions for morbid obesity. [7]

Accreditation

The hospital received Joint Commission International accreditation in 2005.[8]

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