The Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, has played a leading role in
the delivery of acute healthcare since 1915. Nursing and Midwifery
care in Bon Secours Hospital has developed to meet the ever
changing healthcare needs of the population. Bon Secours Community,
which is composed of patients, staff, students, and Sisters
is committed to providing the highest standards of professional
and midwifery care to patients and their families in all wards
and departments throughout the hospital.
The mission of the Department of Nursing Bon Secours Hospital
is to recruit quality professionals (nurses and midwives) for
entry into a variety of specialist, clinical practice settings.
The hospital promotes evidence based practice which is in accordance
with the mission and values of Bon Secours. The patient is
the central focus and professional caring in Bon Secours is
characterised by love, compassion, respect and empathy. Each
registered nurse and midwife, in her/his professional practice,
demonstrates competence and strives to preserve the dignity
and uniqueness of each individual person. Nursing and Midwifery
care in Bon Secours aims to develop a therapeutic relationship
with the patient that is based on trust, understanding and
empathy and serves to empower both patient and staff.