6th National Conference For Health Care Assistants
“Embracing the Heart of Clinical Care”
Friday 24th May 2019
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 is the sixth conference specifically for Health Care Assistants. The theme of the conference is “Embracing the Heart of Clinical Care”.
The speakers include:
Dr Patrick Glackin – Area Director of Nursing and Midwifery Planning and Development, HSE
Dr Bridie McCarthy – Retired Lecturer, School of Nursing & Midwifery, UCC, Cork
Ms Kathleen Harte – Staff Nurse Marymount University Hospital & Hospice
Ms Una Cronin – PhD student part time Lecturer, School of Nursing & Midwifery, UCC, Cork
Ms Ali-Rose Sisk, Staff Nurse Neurosurgery, Cork University Hospital
Ms Norma O’Sullivan – Staff Nurse, Castletownbere Community Hospital
Ms Sharon O’Keeffe – CNS Wound Care, Cork University Hospital
Ms Laura Kenny – Staff Nurse, Marymount University Hospital & Hospice
Ms Sandie O’Brien – Physiotherapist, Marymount University Hospital & Hospice, Cork
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.
Click here for the conference programme.
The fee for this one day conference is €100. An early bird fee of €90 is available up to 28th April 2019.
Advance booking is essential. Conference fee includes refreshments, lunch, a conference pack.
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.
The ‘208’ 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
For further information on what to see and do around Cork City please click here