Builders cimplete new maternity hospital in Cork

Builders have completed work on a new 50 million euro maternity hospital in Cork which will provide the best in modern facilities for mothers to be in Kerry and Cork. Fit out of the hospital will now commence, and it will open in late 2006. It will have 150 inpatient beds for obstetrics, gynaecology and pregnancy loss, and a neonatal unit with 50 cots.The new maternity hospital will also have a birthing pool, ensuite facilities in every room and a multi-denominational chapel. The hospital is part of a 200m expansion programme currently underway at Cork University Hospital.