Cork dermatologists win gold medal at US medical conference 29th April 2022

Dermatologists from the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital in Cork presented breaking research at the American Contact Dermatitis Society’s annual meeting in Boston, outlining a novel project to promote equity and rural inclusion in healthcare in Munster. For more see Dermatology Department section or view original Article here

Dermatology News

Irish dermatologists are reporting two more cases of a rare skin ulcer known as reactive infectious mucocutaneous eruption (RIME) in teenage males who were infected with COVID-19

Dear all

Dr Sally O’ Shea has been appointed as Consultant Dermatologist on a permanent Full time Basis between SIVUH, University Hospital Kerry and CUH.

Please welcome Dr O’Shea to this new role, which she has commenced from 4th January 2022.

SIVUH GP Face to face Conference 2022 Saturday 12th February

See poster for more details


Protect yourself and others from COVID-19

- Follow government guidance about what you can and cannot do
- Ensure good indoor ventilation
- Get a COVID-19 vaccine
- Wear a face mask
- Keep at least 2 metres (social distancing) and avoid close contacts
- Wash \ Sanitise your hands properly
- Mininise your movements


Welcome to Consultants

Rapid Access giant cell / temporal arteritis service

A new rapid access giant cell / temporal arteritis service is now available in the Rheumatology department of the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital.

GP referrals are welcome and patients can be booked in by GP’s or other doctors ringing directly to the Rheumatology Consultant telephone line 9-5 Mon- Fri. See here for more information

Welcome to Consultants

Ms Ann O’ Connor will join  SIVUH /MGH as  Consultant Otorhinolaryngologist on 6th April 2021. Ms O’ Connor will replace Mr Daragh Coakley on a permanent Full time Basis

Welcome also to

Recent Consultant academic Publications from Sivuh

Click here or navigate to the Meet our Consultants section under GPs to view recent Consultant academic publications from Sivuh


Patient Information on enhancing patient and family communication whilst an inpatient-strategies during Covid-19 visiting restrictions


Internet Information for Patients- Click Here

Enhancing Communication - Patient Information Leaflet - Click here

Honouring the nurses: Global appreciation day for profession at forefront of Covid-19 battle 

See article in the Echo 12th May 2020 honouring the Nurses

Welcome to Dr Len Harty, Consultant Rheumatologist

We wish to advise Dr Len Harty joins SIVUH as Temporary Consultant Rheumatologist  from Friday 3rd April 2020 in direct replacement of Dr Mark Phelan. Dr Harty will work on two sites –The South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital and Mercy University Hospital.

Please extend a warm welcome to Dr Harty in his new role in the Rheumatology Department.

You've Got Mail!

This morning’s “You’ve Got Mail” delivered to our in-patients within the hospital which will both cheer up our patients and keep them in contact with their families. Thank you to all for availing of this service.

You've Got Mail!

South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital recognises that not being able to visit your family and friends at this time is difficult.

Therefore, we would like to invite you to forward an email to a loved one who is presently a patient of our hospital. Following receipt of your email we will print off a copy, place in a sealed envelope and deliver same to the relevant patient via our internal postal system. See details on the You Have Got Mail page under Patients and Visitors.

ENT Casualty Access

For information on patients accessing the ENT Casualty please see the Pathway for patients accessing the ENT Casualty page


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