National Conference for Health Care Assistants

7th National Conference For Health Care Assistants

“Embracing the Heart of Communication”

Friday 29th May 2020

Marymount University Hospital & Hospice presents a One Day Conference for Health Care Assistants on Clinical Care. This Conference will be held in the purpose built Auditorium in Marymount University Hospital & Hospice. This will be the seventh conference specifically for Health Care Assistants.

The speakers include:


Target Audience:

All health care assistants or home carers working in long term care settings in community hospitals, nursing homes, hospices & palliative care services or in acute hospitals and for those caring for people in their own homes.

Conference Programme:


Conference Fee:

The fee for this one day conference is €100. An early bird fee of €90 is available up to 28th April 2020.

Advance booking is essential.  Conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, a conference pack.

Programme Flyer:

For programme flyer click here

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations up to 3 weeks prior to the conference will be given a full refund, minus an administration fee of €25.00.  We regret that cancellations after this time cannot be refunded.  Refunds for failure to attend the conference cannot be made however, substitute delegates will be accepted.

Public Transport:

The208’ bus route operates from Mayfield through the city centre via St. Patrick’s Street (pick up point outside Debenhams) to the hospital every 10 to 20 minutes, seven days a week.  The bus timetable can be downloaded from our hospital website.


Parking will be provided strictly off-site at the Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium which is a 5minute drive by bus. A Shuttle Bus (Jerry O’ Brien) will be available to ferry participants from the Stadium to the Hospital from 8am – 9.30am. If the bus is not there when you arrive between these times it may be in transit to the hospital i.e. please wait for its return. The bus will be available again at 5pm to ferry you back to the stadium. Please note the bus will not be available should you leave the conference early. The Stadium is approx. a 12minute walk.


List of Accommodation within close distance to Marymount University Hospital & Hospice and Cork City:


Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4208400

River Lee Hotel, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4252700

Imperial Hotel, South Mall, Cork City – Tel: 021-4274040

Clayton Hotel, Lapp’s Quay, Cork City – Tel: 021-4224900

Gresham Metropole, McCurtin Street, Cork City – Tel: 021-4643700

Rochestown Park Hotel, Rochestown Rd, Douglas, Cork – Tel: 021-4890800


 The Orchard B&B, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4870028

 Westfield House B&B, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4871824

Tara B&B, Ballincollig, Co. Cork – Tel: 021-4870210

Garnish Guesthouse, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4275111

Killarney Guesthouse, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4270290

Avondale B&B, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4905874

The Blarney Stone Guesthouse, Western Road, Cork City – Tel: 021-4270083

Exploring Cork:

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For further information please contact;

Education Administrator

Tel: 353 21 4501201 ext: 234