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Winter 2020 edition of UltraNews, the Maternity Directorate staff newsletter out now!

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MSc in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Welcome from the Head of Department

‌Welcome to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at UCC.

We offer world-class, student-centred, academic programmes, informed by the latest research and reinforced by clinical practice."

Professor John R. Higgins

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Professor Keelin O’Donoghue
18 Nov 2020

Congratulations Professor Keelin O’Donoghue

Keelin O’Donoghue has been recently promoted to Professor at UCC – a well deserved acknowledgement of her hard work in maternity services, education and research.  Professor O’Donoghue is a medical graduate of University College Dublin and a Fellow of the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists (RCOG), London and the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland (RCPI). She received her PhD in Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the University of London in 2005, following studies at Imperial College London. She completed RCOG sub-speciality training in Maternal and Fetal Medicine at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital London and was awarded RCOG sub-specialist accreditation in 2007.
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Dr Fergus McCarthy's research has been been awarded SFI funding
09 Jun 2020

Funding for technology to reduce hospital visits for pregnant women during COVID

Research led by Dr Fergus McCarthy, Consultant Obstetrician and Senior Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and colleagues at the INFANT Research Centre have been awarded €118,877 in SFI funding in June 2020.  The research is for a pilot project that aims to reduce the number of hospital check-up visits for pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Dr Keelin O'Donoghue: Research on  COVID-19 and Maternity Practice
28 May 2020

Research: COVID-19 and Maternity Practice

Dr Keelin O’Donoghue, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and Senior Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology is a key contributor to a number of national and international resources in relation to COVID-19 and maternity practice.
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, UCC:  Ann O’Donovan, Undergraduate Coordinator; Ruth Devenney, Postgraduate Coordinator and Louise Riordan, Manager
02 Apr 2020

Examining final year medical students during a pandemic

The approach to Final Medical Examinations in Obstetrics and Gynaecology had to be transformed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Students were no longer allowed access to hospitals, exams were condensed over one day rather than four and brought forward almost a month.
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Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Cork University Maternity Hospital, 5th Floor, Wilton, Cork, Ireland