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“Patients Deserve Better” – Cork needs 16 Neurological Specialist Nurses

We will be speaking to all Cork TDs and Senators at a meeting in Buswells Hotel on Wednesday 24th November at 11.00 highlighting the woeful impact the lack of Neurological Specialist Nurses has on their constituents and how breaching this gap can save the HSE money. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/89839488219?pwd=Ylh2RkNZNmFPQWhHTjJmM1VLYkVnUT09Meeting ID: 898 3948 8219Passcode: 575673

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Study on freezing episodes etc

Róisín Guerin is doing a 2nd year Masters of Physiotherapy at UCC and is one of Dr Ruth McCullagh’s students.  She is running a survey to study freezing episodes, falls and physical activity engagement in people with Parkinson’s Disease. We can help her by completing this survey at the following link https://forms.gle/dZQFpERNhKxMEnhj9 .  The survey should only take…

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‘Patients Deserve Better’ November Campaign

The ‘Patients Deserve Better’ campaign is seeking investment to tackle the serious shortage of nurse specialists in neurology in Cork.Based on local and international recommendations, Cork University Hospital needs 20 nurse specialists in neurology. The hospital has just four; a shortfall of 16 nurse specialists caring for people in Cork and surrounding counties. Nationally, there is a shortfall of over 100 nurse specialists…

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What does CPA deliver?

Following our successful Planning day and subsequent AGM we thought it was a good idea to let people know what we have been up to in the last year or so and also to share with you the plans we have for the next few years. As we all know, Covid has not made this…

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Living well with Chronic Disease

Following the brilliant talk by Michael Healy on our Cork Connect call, a number of people would like to join this free HSE programme which has been specifically designed to help people living with chronic disease. For more information email Michael on Michael.Healy4@hse.ie or call 087 1832648 

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