Cork University Hospital

Cork University Hospital

Wilton, Cork, NA, Ireland

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Cork University Hospital, abbreviated as CUH, is a university teaching hospital in Ireland. It is operated by the Health Service Executive. The hospital is located in Wilton in the south-western suburbs of Cork. CUH officially opened in November 1978, and was known then as Cork Regional Hospital. The hospital primarily treats patients from Cork and Kerry which have a combined population of more than 620,000. In addition to this, it is also a tertiary referral centre for Munster, serving a population of more than 1,173,000.CapacityCUH can annually handle: 25,500 inpatient admissions 27,000 day cases 58,000 emergency cases This makes CUH one of the biggest hospitals in Ireland.Facts - 2008 performanceCUH is one of Ireland's largest hospitals, with a 1000-bed capacity. The hospital employs just over 3,400 staff. Staff - 3,400 (campus) Beds - 853 Budget - €340m Births - 8,500 approx. in 2008 Inpatient Procedures - 25,500 Day Case Procedures - 27,000 A&E Attendances - 58,000 (new and returns) Out Patients Attendances - 194,872 (new and returns) Meals per annum - 1 million Capital investment - €250 million (capital programme) Dialysis Treatments - 22,300ServicesCUH has a wide range of services split into 6 categories: Clinical Services Clinical Support Services General Support Services Governance/Management Nursing and Midwifery Services GPs and Healthcare Professionals

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