UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre Welcomes Chinese Nursing Delegation

A delegation of 21 qualified nurses from China recently visited Waterford and spent time at UPMC Whitfield Cancer Centre and Whitfield Clinic. The visit included a tour of the advanced radiation therapy centre and an overview of the multi-disciplinary approach to patient care. “Even though everyone’s cancer journey is different, education and knowledge are key … Continued


Whitfield nurses travel to Vietnam for ‘Operation Walk’

Two Orthopaedic nurses from Whitfield will travel to Vietnam this month to take part in the first non-U.S. ‘Operation Walk’, where they will assist in over 60 hip and knee replacements performed by an all Irish team of over 50 medical experts. Helen Shanahan and Mary Lou Walsh have been fundraising for a number of … Continued


South Eastern practitioners attend successful GP Study Day

Whitfield Clinic recently hosted the latest in a series of General Practitioner Study Days. The day featured a wide and varied programme of talks by Whitfield consultants in their respective practices and specialties and was very well attended by GP’s from the south east region. Over the course of the day Mr. Gareth Higgins, Consultant … Continued



Whitfield Clinic donates to St. Vincent de Paul

In recognition of the tireless work of St. Vincent de Paul in the locality, €1,000 was presented to SVP by the staff and management of Whitfield Clinic. Commenting on the donation, Mr. David Beirne, CEO of Whitfield Clinic said, “We are delighted to make a contribution to the Waterford branch of St. Vincent de Paul. … Continued



Whitfield Clinic serves up Fuel for Life

As part of its commitment to patient’s well-being, Whitfield Clinic introduced a Food and Health Initiative which ran in tandem with RTE’s popular health programme Operation Transformation. For the last two months an Operation Transformation hot meal option was made available each day at the Atrium Café and also on inpatient menus. The meals were … Continued


Whitfield Clinic partners with major health insurers

Mr. David Beirne, CEO Whitfield Clinic If a venue in the South East stated it had 25,000 through its doors in 2014 you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a tourist attraction. However, this figure represents the number of patients that attended a private and independent hospital in Waterford. These patients attended Whitfield Clinic for … Continued