Welcome to the Quality and Risk Management Department


SIVUH Quality and Risk Management Mission Statement

The SIVUH is committed to achieving excellence in the delivery of patient centred care in an environment that promotes the safety, well being and satisfaction of our patients, staff and visitors while safeguarding the continuity of services, assets and reputation of the hospital.

The SIVUH through its risk management programme aims to reduce risk to patients, staff and the organisation and to manage and control risks to an acceptable level where they affect:

  • the quality of care
  • the health, safety and welfare of patients, visitors, carers and staff
  • the delivery of services by the hospital


Staff Details

Quality and Risk Manager: – Mr. Kieran Murphy

Senior Executive Officer: - Ms. Kara Ryan

Health and Safety Officer: - Ms. Breeda Sheedy

ASO, Health and Safety: - Mr. Briain Madden

Manual Handling Instructor: - Ms. Jane Connolly

Data Protection Officer: - Ms. Trudy Caffrey

Complaints Co-ordinator: - Ms. Val Cronin

Freedom of Information: - Ms. Louisa Hussey

ASO, Quality and Risk Management Department: - Ms. Eileen Geaney


For information on Health and Safety go to Health and Safety

For information on Freedom of Information go to Freedom of Information

For information on Data Protection go to Data Protection

For Feedback go to Feedback



Page last updated: 16/06/2020

South Infirmary

Victoria University Hospital

A teaching hospital

of University College Cork