Vigilant Care.

Medical Professionals at the heart of the hospital - dedicated to patient safety and comfort.

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Our Department supports the academic activities of those providing anaesthetic, intensive care and pain medicine services at Cork University Hospital, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Bantry Hospital, South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital, Mercy University Hospital, Mallow General Hospital, Waterford University Hospital and University Hospital Kerry.

Spotlight: Microbiota

Partnership with APC: The role of the gut micobiome and pain perception

Prof. George Shorten has established an exciting collaboration with Dr. Siobhain O’Mahony in the innovative area of somatic pain and the gastrointestinal microbiota. A study emerging from this collaboration investigated the role of gut microbiota in gender related differences in pain perception and tolerance.

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Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine