Mater Private Hospital, Cork

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Mater Private Hospital
Mater Private Hospital, Cork is located in Ireland
Mater Private Hospital, Cork
Shown in Ireland
Geography
LocationMahon, County Cork, Ireland
Coordinates51°53′11″N 8°24′22″W / 51.88627°N 8.40611°W / 51.88627; -8.40611Coordinates: 51°53′11″N 8°24′22″W / 51.88627°N 8.40611°W / 51.88627; -8.40611
Organisation
Hospital typePrivate hospital
History
Founded2010
Links
ListsHospitals in the Republic of Ireland

The Mater Private Hospital (Irish: Ospidéal Príobháideach an Mater) is a private hospital in Cork, Ireland. It is associated with Mater Private Hospital in Dublin.

History[edit]

The hospital was founded by surgeons Joseph Sheehan and Jimmy Sheehan, who had established the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin[1] It was built at a cost of €90m and opened by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, TD on 15 October 2010.[1] After the hospital failed to reach agreement with the insurer, VHI, to provide cover, it was closed on 9 March 2011.[2] KPMG was appointed as liquidator in May 2011.[3] The hospital was subsequently acquired by Mater Private and re-opened in 2012.[4]

Services[edit]

The hospital has 102 in-patient beds and 6 operating theatres.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "New private hospital opens in Cork". The Journal. 15 October 2010. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  2. ^ "Cork Medical Centre 'effectively closed' from today". Thejournal.ie. Retrieved 10 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Liquidator appointed to Cork Medical Centre". The Irish Times. 6 May 2011.
  4. ^ "Mater Private to open €75m hospital in Cork". Irish Examiner. 12 July 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Hospital and call centre set to create 550 jobs | Irish Examiner". Examiner.ie. 16 June 2009. Retrieved 10 May 2013.
  6. ^ "The Sunday Business Post". Thepost.ie. Archived from the original on 1 October 2011. Retrieved 10 May 2013.