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Our new mobile app for patients, MyMaterPrivate is now available

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new mobile app for patients, MyMaterPrivate. This is one of the first key elements in our wider digital transformation programme, which gives our patients immediate access to their medical information 24/7, all in one place.

All|1st July 2022
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Research conducted ahead of the official opening of Spine Excellence in Limerick shows 91% of Irish Adults Suffer from Back Pain

The new Spine Excellence clinic in Limerick officially opened as a collaboration between Mater Private Network and the Poynton Spine Care Institute, bringing advanced spine care directly to patients in Limerick and Munster.

Limerick|17th June 2022
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Farewell to Catherine McKeon: one of our first ICU nurses

There were celebrations at Mater Private Network today to commemorate the retirement of Catherine McKeon after a nursing career spanning 36 years with us.

Dublin|26th May 2022
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Ireland’s First Hospital Centre for Women’s Health Opened at Mater Private Network Cork

Ireland’s first centre of excellence for women’s health in a hospital setting has been officially opened at Mater Private Network Cork.

Cork|13th May 2022
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Mater Private Network is the First Hospital in Ireland and the UK to Utilise FARAPULSE™ PFA System to Treat Atrial Fibrillation

Mater Private Network, in partnership with Boston Scientific, has announced that it is the first hospital network in Ireland and within only 25 centres in the world to introduce FARAPULSE technology for patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation.

Dublin|27th April 2022
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Mater Private Network Trials New Treatment for High Blood Pressure

Mater Private Network in Dublin is participating in a global clinical trial to evaluate a new, investigational treatment for patients with high blood pressure.

Dublin|21st April 2022
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Mid-Western Radiation Oncology Centre: over 10,000 patients treated in the last 15 years

Since it opened in 2005, the Mid-Western Radiation Oncology Centre has renewed the lives of tens of thousands of families in Clare and Tipperary, in Cork and Kerry, and of course in Limerick. A profound community need met by a visionary local trust. Saving hours in the day and years in the life.

Limerick|16th March 2022
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Mater Private Network Reminds the Public of Associated Risks Connected to AF to Mark World Stroke Day

To mark World Stroke Day on 29th October, 2021, Mater Private Network has warned of the associated risk of Atrial Fibrillation.

All|29th October 2021
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Mater Private Network in Top 5 in Ireland for Best Sustainability Reputation

RepTrak® Sustainability Index 2021 ranked Mater Private Network in 5th place by the public out of 100 of the largest and most familiar organisations in Ireland.

All|7th October 2021
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Reassuring findings from Ireland’s largest prospective study on long COVID and heart health

Findings from Ireland’s largest prospective study on long COVID and heart health show a high proportion of participants presented with residual cardiac symptoms, but prevalence of lasting cardiac damage is low.

All|7th October 2021
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Leading Radiation Oncologist Dr. Daniel Cagney Appointed Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology at Mater Private Network

Mater Private Network has strengthened its multi-disciplinary team of consultants and specialists with the appointment of Dr. Daniel Cagney as Clinical Director of Radiation Oncology.

Dublin|10th September 2021
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Patients at Mater Private Network Benefit from Next Generation Technology to Reduce Long-Term Side Effects of Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy

Patients at Mater Private Network undergoing radiation therapy for prostate cancer are now being offered SpaceOAR Vue™ Hydrogel, the next generation of hydrogel spacer.

Dublin|23rd August 2021
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Patients at Mater Private Network Cork Can Now Benefit from Cutting Edge ROSA Knee System

Cork’s leading private hospital is the first in Ireland to use this ground-breaking robotic surgical assistant.

Cork|21st July 2021
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HSE IT system cyber attack - Update for GPs

The current ransomware attack on HSE IT systems has caused disruption to patient referrals sent via Healthlink, as of Friday 14th May.

All|14th May 2021
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Ireland’s highly regarded Reptrak® Study ranks Mater Private Network as #6 most reputable company in Ireland and one of the most highly regarded organisations in the country

Mater Private Network has been ranked as one of Ireland’s most highly regarded organisations in the latest Ireland RepTrak annual Top 100 survey of reputational standing. Taking sixth place overall, the results mark the Hospital Network’s inaugural inclusion in the RepTrak survey.

All|6th May 2021
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Mater Private Network Hospitals Awarded Gold Standard Accreditation from the Joint Commission International

Mater Private Network has recently undertaken two rigorous virtual and onsite inspections in the previous six months on both Dublin (September 2020) and Cork (March 2021) sites.

Dublin|23rd April 2021
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Mater Private Network is first in Ireland to use novel device to stop abnormal electrical signals in patients with Atrial Fibrillation

Mater Private Network Dublin completed the first procedure using the POLARx™ Cryoablation System this month - a newly approved therapy for the treatment of patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (AFib).

Dublin|6th April 2021
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Mater Private Network Cork Awarded Gold Standard Accreditation From The Joint Commission

Our mission is to provide excellent medical care to those who need it in compliance with the highest international standards for safety and quality of care.

Cork|30th March 2021
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Glaucoma expected to rise by 33% in Ireland over the coming decade

Mater Private Network Cork Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr Niamh Collins is urging patients not to cancel or delay appointments related to their eye health and to #TreatYourEyes this World Glaucoma week.

Cork|10th March 2021
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