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  • Newborn Hearing Screening Programme - What is screening? - Cork University Hospital
    Clinic Our Clinics A Z Clinic Schedule GPs Clinicians Our Clinical Specialists Patient Information Leaflets Referral Process Discharge Process GP Seminars Research Education Undertaking Research Clinical Studies and Trials Nursing Midwifery Centre Of Nurse Education Nurse Practice Development Unit NPDU Centre of Midwifery Education Research Postgraduate Medical Education UCC Medical Grand Rounds Undergraduate Medical Education Allied Health Professionals Careers Our Vacancies Latest Career News Your Medical Career Your Nursing Career Why Should I Choose To Nurse At CUH Learning Development Opportunities Our Nurses Achievements Meet Some Of Our Nurses The Application Process Why Work With CUH Explore Employee Benefits Research Education Working Living in Cork Work Experience Volunteering Meet Some Of The Team HR Policies Procedures Career Information Resources HSE ie Contact Us Human Resources Medical Manpower Nursing Midwifery Home Our Services Our Specialities A Z Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Newborn Care Newborn Care NHSP What is Screening Our Services Our Departments A Z Our Specialities A Z Acute Medical Assessment Unit Acute Psychiatry Old Age Psychiatry Acute Stroke Unit Anaesthesia ITU Cancer Services Cardiac Services Chest Pain Clinic Chemotherapy Unit Consultants Private Clinic Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Maternity Services Newborn Care Department of Neonatology Newborn Care Newborn Hearing Screening Programme NHSP Welcome NHSP Public Information NHSP What is Screening NHSP Leaflets and Booklets NHSP Leaflets and Booklets As Gaeilge NHSP Information in other Languages NSHP Frequently Asked Questions Gynaecology Research Education GP Information Contact Us Access To services Our Clinical Specialists Publications Day Surgery Services Dermatology Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme Emergency Medicine Trauma Services Endocrinology Diabetes Endoscopy Unit Gastroenterology General Medicine General Surgery Urology Haematology Infusion Day Unit Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Laboratory Medicine Liaison Psychiatry Service Local Injuries Unit Mental Health Facility Nephrology Renal Medicine Neurosciences Nursing Midwifery Service Older People Services Ophthalmology Otolarygynology

    Original URL path: http://cuh.hse.ie/Our-Services/Our-Specialities-A-Z-/Cork-University-Maternity-Hospital/Services-Provided/Newborn-Care/Newborn-Care/NHSP-What-is-Screening-/ (2016-02-02)
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  • Newborn Hearing Screening Programme - Leaflets and Booklets - Cork University Hospital
    Medical Education Allied Health Professionals Careers Our Vacancies Latest Career News Your Medical Career Your Nursing Career Why Should I Choose To Nurse At CUH Learning Development Opportunities Our Nurses Achievements Meet Some Of Our Nurses The Application Process Why Work With CUH Explore Employee Benefits Research Education Working Living in Cork Work Experience Volunteering Meet Some Of The Team HR Policies Procedures Career Information Resources HSE ie Contact Us Human Resources Medical Manpower Nursing Midwifery Home Our Services Our Specialities A Z Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Newborn Care Newborn Care NHSP Leaflets and Booklets Our Services Our Departments A Z Our Specialities A Z Acute Medical Assessment Unit Acute Psychiatry Old Age Psychiatry Acute Stroke Unit Anaesthesia ITU Cancer Services Cardiac Services Chest Pain Clinic Chemotherapy Unit Consultants Private Clinic Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Maternity Services Newborn Care Department of Neonatology Newborn Care Newborn Hearing Screening Programme NHSP Welcome NHSP Public Information NHSP What is Screening NHSP Leaflets and Booklets NHSP Leaflets and Booklets As Gaeilge NHSP Information in other Languages NSHP Frequently Asked Questions Gynaecology Research Education GP Information Contact Us Access To services Our Clinical Specialists Publications Day Surgery Services Dermatology Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme Emergency Medicine Trauma Services Endocrinology Diabetes Endoscopy Unit Gastroenterology General Medicine General Surgery Urology Haematology Infusion Day Unit Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Laboratory Medicine Liaison Psychiatry Service Local Injuries Unit Mental Health Facility Nephrology Renal Medicine Neurosciences Nursing Midwifery Service Older People Services Ophthalmology Otolarygynology ENT Paediatrics Services Pain Relief Palliative Medicine Plastic Maxillo Facial Surgery Radiology Service Radiotherapy Oncology Rehabilitation Medicine Respiratory Medicine Rheumatology Soft Tissue Injury Clinic Stomatherapy Service Surgical Assessment Unit Trauma Orthopaedics UCC Dental Hospital Urodynamics Vascular Surgery Wound Care Clinic Our Clinics A Z CUMH Publications Read more Newborn Hearing Screening Programme Leaflets

    Original URL path: http://cuh.hse.ie/Our-Services/Our-Specialities-A-Z-/Cork-University-Maternity-Hospital/Services-Provided/Newborn-Care/Newborn-Care/NHSP-Leaflets-and-Booklets/ (2016-02-02)
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  • Clár Scagthástála Éisteachta Nua-Naíonna – Leabhráin agus Bileoga - Cork University Hospital
    Nursing Career Why Should I Choose To Nurse At CUH Learning Development Opportunities Our Nurses Achievements Meet Some Of Our Nurses The Application Process Why Work With CUH Explore Employee Benefits Research Education Working Living in Cork Work Experience Volunteering Meet Some Of The Team HR Policies Procedures Career Information Resources HSE ie Contact Us Human Resources Medical Manpower Nursing Midwifery Home Our Services Our Specialities A Z Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Newborn Care Newborn Care NHSP Leaflets and Booklets As Gaeilge Our Services Our Departments A Z Our Specialities A Z Acute Medical Assessment Unit Acute Psychiatry Old Age Psychiatry Acute Stroke Unit Anaesthesia ITU Cancer Services Cardiac Services Chest Pain Clinic Chemotherapy Unit Consultants Private Clinic Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Maternity Services Newborn Care Department of Neonatology Newborn Care Newborn Hearing Screening Programme NHSP Welcome NHSP Public Information NHSP What is Screening NHSP Leaflets and Booklets NHSP Leaflets and Booklets As Gaeilge NHSP Information in other Languages NSHP Frequently Asked Questions Gynaecology Research Education GP Information Contact Us Access To services Our Clinical Specialists Publications Day Surgery Services Dermatology Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme Emergency Medicine Trauma Services Endocrinology Diabetes Endoscopy Unit Gastroenterology General Medicine General Surgery Urology Haematology Infusion Day Unit Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Laboratory Medicine Liaison Psychiatry Service Local Injuries Unit Mental Health Facility Nephrology Renal Medicine Neurosciences Nursing Midwifery Service Older People Services Ophthalmology Otolarygynology ENT Paediatrics Services Pain Relief Palliative Medicine Plastic Maxillo Facial Surgery Radiology Service Radiotherapy Oncology Rehabilitation Medicine Respiratory Medicine Rheumatology Soft Tissue Injury Clinic Stomatherapy Service Surgical Assessment Unit Trauma Orthopaedics UCC Dental Hospital Urodynamics Vascular Surgery Wound Care Clinic Our Clinics A Z CUMH Publications Read more Clár Scagthástála Éisteachta Nua Naíonna Leabhráin agus Bileoga Tá eolas foilsithe ag anClár Scagthástála Éisteachta Nua Naíonna FSS

    Original URL path: http://cuh.hse.ie/Our-Services/Our-Specialities-A-Z-/Cork-University-Maternity-Hospital/Services-Provided/Newborn-Care/Newborn-Care/NHSP-Leaflets-and-Booklets-As-Gaeilge/ (2016-02-02)
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  • Newborn Hearing Screening Programme - Information in other languages - Cork University Hospital
    Development Unit NPDU Centre of Midwifery Education Research Postgraduate Medical Education UCC Medical Grand Rounds Undergraduate Medical Education Allied Health Professionals Careers Our Vacancies Latest Career News Your Medical Career Your Nursing Career Why Should I Choose To Nurse At CUH Learning Development Opportunities Our Nurses Achievements Meet Some Of Our Nurses The Application Process Why Work With CUH Explore Employee Benefits Research Education Working Living in Cork Work Experience Volunteering Meet Some Of The Team HR Policies Procedures Career Information Resources HSE ie Contact Us Human Resources Medical Manpower Nursing Midwifery Home Our Services Our Specialities A Z Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Newborn Care Newborn Care NHSP Information in other Languages Our Services Our Departments A Z Our Specialities A Z Acute Medical Assessment Unit Acute Psychiatry Old Age Psychiatry Acute Stroke Unit Anaesthesia ITU Cancer Services Cardiac Services Chest Pain Clinic Chemotherapy Unit Consultants Private Clinic Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Maternity Services Newborn Care Department of Neonatology Newborn Care Newborn Hearing Screening Programme NHSP Welcome NHSP Public Information NHSP What is Screening NHSP Leaflets and Booklets NHSP Leaflets and Booklets As Gaeilge NHSP Information in other Languages NSHP Frequently Asked Questions Gynaecology Research Education GP Information Contact Us Access To services Our Clinical Specialists Publications Day Surgery Services Dermatology Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme Emergency Medicine Trauma Services Endocrinology Diabetes Endoscopy Unit Gastroenterology General Medicine General Surgery Urology Haematology Infusion Day Unit Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Laboratory Medicine Liaison Psychiatry Service Local Injuries Unit Mental Health Facility Nephrology Renal Medicine Neurosciences Nursing Midwifery Service Older People Services Ophthalmology Otolarygynology ENT Paediatrics Services Pain Relief Palliative Medicine Plastic Maxillo Facial Surgery Radiology Service Radiotherapy Oncology Rehabilitation Medicine Respiratory Medicine Rheumatology Soft Tissue Injury Clinic Stomatherapy Service Surgical Assessment Unit Trauma Orthopaedics UCC Dental Hospital Urodynamics Vascular

    Original URL path: http://cuh.hse.ie/Our-Services/Our-Specialities-A-Z-/Cork-University-Maternity-Hospital/Services-Provided/Newborn-Care/Newborn-Care/NHSP-Information-in-other-Languages/ (2016-02-02)
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  • Newborn Hearing Screening Programme - Frequently Asked Questions - Cork University Hospital
    now have concerns whether they can hear normally What should I do 3 Will screening be painful for my baby 4 How quickly should screening take place and what should I do if my baby is missed 5 Are there any risks in using the equipment If so what are they 6 How common are hearing problems in babies with Down syndrome 7 Why is the consent required for Newborn Hearing Screening when it is not required for other more invasive procedures Who normally provides that consent 8 Can high volume music or other noises have an adverse effect on an infant s hearing 9 Does the screen detect very mild hearing losses 10 If my baby has confirmed hearing loss in one ear will this affect his development and are there any operations to repair hearing loss 11 My baby is 12 days old and had no clear responses in both ears does this happen often or should I be worried 1 What tests do the Public Health Nurses do at the baby s 9 months follow up Since the Newborn Hearing Screening Program was introduced in Cork University Maternity Hospital in April 2011 the distraction hearing test is no longer routinely carried out at the 9 month developmental check If you are concerned that your baby is not hearing normally please mention this to your Public Health Nurse or family doctor and they will refer you to the Audiology clinic 2 My baby was screened at birth and had clear responses but I now have concerns whether they can hear normally What should I do Contact your general practitioner family doctor or public health nurse who will be able to arrange for your baby child to have a hearing assessment 3 Will screening be painful for my baby No It does not hurt and is not uncomfortable The screening test will usually be done while your baby is asleep and is very quick 4 How quickly should screening take place and what should I do if my baby is missed The screening should take place before you are discharged from Cork University Maternity Hospital screening can occur within a few hours of birth If screening hasn t taken place before you and your baby were discharged you will be given an outpatient appointment to take home with you or be contacted soon after with the appointment details If you think your baby may have been missed completely then speak to your public health nurse or general practitioner family doctor who will put you in touch with the Newborn Hearing Screening Programme 5 Are there any risks in using the equipment If so what are they All the equipment is safe The screener will explain how the equipment works and show it to the parent prior to screening 6 How common are hearing problems in babies with Down syndrome Hearing problems can occur in over 50 of babies with Down syndrome so it s really important that they have

    Original URL path: http://cuh.hse.ie/Our-Services/Our-Specialities-A-Z-/Cork-University-Maternity-Hospital/Services-Provided/Newborn-Care/Newborn-Care/NSHP-Frequently-Asked-Questions/ (2016-02-02)
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  • General Gynaecology - Cork University Hospital
    Education Allied Health Professionals Careers Our Vacancies Latest Career News Your Medical Career Your Nursing Career Why Should I Choose To Nurse At CUH Learning Development Opportunities Our Nurses Achievements Meet Some Of Our Nurses The Application Process Why Work With CUH Explore Employee Benefits Research Education Working Living in Cork Work Experience Volunteering Meet Some Of The Team HR Policies Procedures Career Information Resources HSE ie Contact Us Human Resources Medical Manpower Nursing Midwifery Home Our Services Our Specialities A Z Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Gynaecology General Gynaecology Our Services Our Departments A Z Our Specialities A Z Acute Medical Assessment Unit Acute Psychiatry Old Age Psychiatry Acute Stroke Unit Anaesthesia ITU Cancer Services Cardiac Services Chest Pain Clinic Chemotherapy Unit Consultants Private Clinic Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Maternity Services Newborn Care Gynaecology General Gynaecology Urogynaecology Research Education GP Information Contact Us Access To services Our Clinical Specialists Publications Day Surgery Services Dermatology Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme Emergency Medicine Trauma Services Endocrinology Diabetes Endoscopy Unit Gastroenterology General Medicine General Surgery Urology Haematology Infusion Day Unit Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Laboratory Medicine Liaison Psychiatry Service Local Injuries Unit Mental Health Facility Nephrology Renal Medicine Neurosciences Nursing Midwifery Service Older People Services Ophthalmology Otolarygynology ENT Paediatrics Services Pain Relief Palliative Medicine Plastic Maxillo Facial Surgery Radiology Service Radiotherapy Oncology Rehabilitation Medicine Respiratory Medicine Rheumatology Soft Tissue Injury Clinic Stomatherapy Service Surgical Assessment Unit Trauma Orthopaedics UCC Dental Hospital Urodynamics Vascular Surgery Wound Care Clinic Our Clinics A Z CUMH Publications Read more General Gynaecology This department serves women with illness arising from non malignant conditions of the womb cervix tubes ovaries and the skin area around the vaginal entrance vulva Which patients should be referred Patients with gynaecological conditions such as a abnormal periods excessively heavy painful or irregular b post menopausal bleeding c pelvic pain not bowel related d prolapse e suspected fibroids f suspected ovarian cyst g vaginal vulval skin problems Most patients are assessed in an outpatients clinic scenario The emergency room in CUMH is reserved for true urgent cases such as severe pain bleeding Where are gynaecological clinics held There are general gynaecology clinics served by CUMH consultants in CUMH South Victoria Infirmary Bantry Mitchelstown and the Mercy University Hospital Which consultants provide public general gynaecological clinics in Cork Consultant Clinic Location Special Interest Prof Richard Greene CUMH Bantry General Hospital General Prof John Higgins CUMH General Dr Cathy Burke CUMH General Endoscopy Dr Helen McMillan Mercy University Hospital General Endoscopy Dr Andrew Curtain SouthInfirmary Victoria Hospital General Oncology Dr John Coulter SouthInfirmary Victoria Hospital General Oncology Dr Matt Hewitt CUMH General Oncology Dr Mairead O Riordan Mitchelstown General Dr Barry O Reilly CUMH General Unrogynae Dr Suzanne O Sullivan CUMH General Urogynae What happens in a gynaecological clinic Patients are assessed by a member of the Gynaecology team a trained doctor with experience in gynaecology Firstly questions are asked of the patient to establish the nature of the problem as well as

    Original URL path: http://cuh.hse.ie/Our-Services/Our-Specialities-A-Z-/Cork-University-Maternity-Hospital/Services-Provided/Gynaecology/General-Gynaecology/ (2016-02-02)
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  • Urogynaecology - Cork University Hospital
    With CUH Explore Employee Benefits Research Education Working Living in Cork Work Experience Volunteering Meet Some Of The Team HR Policies Procedures Career Information Resources HSE ie Contact Us Human Resources Medical Manpower Nursing Midwifery Home Our Services Our Specialities A Z Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Gynaecology Urogynaecology Our Services Our Departments A Z Our Specialities A Z Acute Medical Assessment Unit Acute Psychiatry Old Age Psychiatry Acute Stroke Unit Anaesthesia ITU Cancer Services Cardiac Services Chest Pain Clinic Chemotherapy Unit Consultants Private Clinic Cork University Maternity Hospital Services Provided Maternity Services Newborn Care Gynaecology General Gynaecology Urogynaecology Research Education GP Information Contact Us Access To services Our Clinical Specialists Publications Day Surgery Services Dermatology Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme Emergency Medicine Trauma Services Endocrinology Diabetes Endoscopy Unit Gastroenterology General Medicine General Surgery Urology Haematology Infusion Day Unit Infectious Diseases Internal Medicine Laboratory Medicine Liaison Psychiatry Service Local Injuries Unit Mental Health Facility Nephrology Renal Medicine Neurosciences Nursing Midwifery Service Older People Services Ophthalmology Otolarygynology ENT Paediatrics Services Pain Relief Palliative Medicine Plastic Maxillo Facial Surgery Radiology Service Radiotherapy Oncology Rehabilitation Medicine Respiratory Medicine Rheumatology Soft Tissue Injury Clinic Stomatherapy Service Surgical Assessment Unit Trauma Orthopaedics UCC Dental Hospital Urodynamics Vascular Surgery Wound Care Clinic Our Clinics A Z CUMH Publications Read more Urogynaecology Urogynaecology Department The Urogynaecology dapartment offers a multidisciplinary approach to assessment and treatment of women with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Our team includes two consultant urogynaecologists Dr Barry O Reilly head of department and Dr Suzanne O Sullivan Elaine Dilloughery clinical nurse manager investigations and Eleanor O Connell Continence care nurse specialist We liase closely with our colleagues in physiotherapy colorectal and urological surgery Our department provides assessment and management of Female Pelvic Floor Dysfunction This includes Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Pelvic Organ Prolapse Lower Bowel Dysfunction and Perineal disorders following childbirth FAQ What is urodynamics Urodynamic studies are performed to examine and assess the function and or dysfunction of the lower urinary tract Urinary assessment takes about 30 45 minutes to perform and causes little discomfort If cystoscopy is also performed the assessment takes approximately 60 minutes Urodynamic investigation usually includes Urinary flow study to assess urine flow rate voided volume and voiding pattern Bladder and perineal ultrasound to assess residual urinary volume and urethral mobility Cystometry to assess bladder filling storage and bladder pressures to diagnose unstable bladder contractions Urethral pressure profile to measure maximal urethral pressure Stress testing to diagnose urodynamic stress incontinence Which patients should be referred for urodynamics Patients with a complex picture of stress incontinence and urge incontinence Women who have failed conservative treatment Prior to surgery for stress incontinence Women who have had previous continence surgery Patients with symptoms of impaired bladder emptying Prior to surgery for marked pelvic organ prolapse to exclude occult stress incontinence or impaired bladder emptying Women with underlying neurological problems How is urodynamics performed Urodynamics is performed using computerised equipment and ultrasound imaging The purpose of the examination is explained to the patient The

    Original URL path: http://cuh.hse.ie/Our-Services/Our-Specialities-A-Z-/Cork-University-Maternity-Hospital/Services-Provided/Gynaecology/Urogynaecology/ (2016-02-02)
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  • Clinical Services - Cork University Hospital
    confined to bed note that a bed in the ED context is almost always a gurney or trolley rather than a full hospital bed This area is often very busy filled with many patients with a wide range of medical and surgical problems Many will require further investigation and possible admission Examples of problems seen in this area include chest pain shortness of breath headaches abdominal pain and significant injuries Patients are assessed by a team of doctors and may have a number of investigations performed including blood tests x rays and electrocardiographs They may be referred to specialty teams for admission or may be discharged following treatment to their general practitioner Paediatrics There is a dedicated Paediatric Treatment Area for the treatment of children under 16 years with its own waiting area which includes a small play area with TV and also a baby changing area if required The Department has submitted a proposal for the creation of a new Consultant post with a special interest in Paediatric medicine This will greatly enhance the work of this important service Resuscitation The resuscitation area is a key area of the Emergency department where patients with life threatening injuries and illnesses are assessed and stabilised It contains 4 individual resuscitation bays with 1 specially equipped for paediatric resuscitation Each bay is fully equipped with state of the art resuscitation equipment including defibrillator airway equipment oxygen intravenous lines and fluids and emergency drugs Resuscitation areas also have ECG machines and our X Ray department is located adjacent to the Resuscitation Room to perform whatever x rays are necessary Other equipment may include non invasive ventilation NIV and portable ultrasound devices Resuscitation is carried out according to internationally recognised Advanced Cardiac and Advanced Trauma Life Support protocols Review Clinic The ED Review Clinic is held each morning Monday to Friday between the hours of 8 30 am and 10 30 am approximately An ED nurse and registrar run the clinics supported by a member of the administrative staff This further enhances the quality of care provided to patients Criteria for referral to the ED Review Clinic Problems suitable for the ED Review Clinic include infections soft tissue problems or minor hand injuries possible scaphoid injuries previous normal scaphoid x ray etc The common denominator is that further care is needed and is most appropriately provided by ED staff The clinic is not for second opinions which should whenever possible be obtained at the first attendance Triage All patients that present at the emergency department are first of all assessed by what is known as Triage preliminary evaluation which is undertaken by a very experienced Emergency Department nurse Triage is a system of prioritising patients so those in most need are seen first This system categorises patients into 5 different categories ranging from life threatening injuries and illnesses to problems of a primary care nature The triage system that is in operation in the department is known as The Manchester Triage System You will

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