There has been some great news from the jobs sector in Cork today and in the healthcare sector. A new €80 million private hospital project has just received it’s official planning permission from the Cork County Council. It is reported that this will result in 650 jobs. From the news release it is unclear whether these jobs will be in the construction of the hospital or are to do with the general operating of the hospital.
The development will be done by O’Callaghan Properties.
Not all good news for hospitals
This news today comes just as Beaumont hospital has announced that with 2 weeks it will close up to 52 beds. They cite budgetary reasons as the cause for this closure.