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ICU Department Fundraising

September 15, 2017
The staff in our ICU Department here in St James's Hospital are taking to the skies on the 17th of September to "Jump for James's" and all proceeds from the event will be used to provide a family meeting room with overnight facilities for the Intensive Care Unit.   Our aim is to open a

Donal walks over 5,000 miles for cancer

January 16, 2017
At 76 years of age, Donal Corcoran has no intention of hanging up his walking boots, despite having already  walked over 5,000 miles in Slovakia, Austria, Hungary, France, Croatia, Slovenia, Italy and Portugal and Spain.   The former teacher started his long distance walking in 2010 at the age of 70, by undertaking the project of walking 1000

Team Babs raise €5231.20 for Target Lung Cancer

December 14, 2016
Thank you so much to Team Babs who recently presented us with a cheque for €5231.20 for Target Lung Cancer here at St James's Hospital.   The O'Neill family are a team of inspirational supporters who have spent the last few years running in a series of races in honour of their mam, Barbara (Babs) and also

Newsletter – November 2016

November 23, 2016
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St. James’s Hospital Foundation Small Grants Competition (2016/2017)

October 18, 2016
The St James's Hospital Foundation is now taking applications for our annual Small Grants Competition.   The competition, now in its 11th year, is open to all members of St James’s Hospital staff. Through this programme, the Foundation aims to support, during 2017, small-scale initiatives and projects within the hospital that will improve how patients are

Neven Maguire’s Food Festival

September 8, 2016
On Thursday 1st September 2016, Neven Maguire held a food festival in aid of our Target Lung Cancer Campaign.   The sold-out event was held in the stunning location of Clontarf Castle and had nearly 350 people in attendance to see Neven demonstrate some of his tasty and easy to make recipes.   We would like to say

2016 St James’s Hospital Golf Classic

August 24, 2016
The 2016 St James’s Hospital Golf Classic in association with BAM Construction   Thursday 8th September   This September, we are returning to the stunning Palmerstown Stud Golf Course for our 2016 golfing classic.   Located in breathtaking countryside on the 800 acre Palmerstown House estate, the 7,419 yard Palmerstown Stud Golf Course, designed by

Handprint Initiative in ICU

July 20, 2016
The handprint initiative, designed to help families and loved ones of patients come to terms with a sudden, unexpected death, has been introduced to ICU.   SJH Organ Donor Nurse Manager, Deirdre Coffey, identified an opportunity in the unit to support dying patients and their families to create memories and a legacy by taking handprints

Michael – Cardiac and Physiotherapy patient praises staff on saving his life

May 13, 2016
On the approach to our cycling event in Wicklow (in aid of Physiotherapy at St. James's Hospital), Michael Sayers, cardiac and physiotherapy patient tells us his story. Michael had a heart attack in 2015 and required a course of cardiac rehabilitation in the Physiotherapy Department. My name is Michael Sayers and I am 56 years old. On

Alan inspires team of 16 to jog for James’s

May 10, 2016
Orla McCormack tells us in her own words how her brother Alan has inspired Orla and 15 of their family, friends and neighbours  to take up the challenge and walk, jog or run for St. James's Hospital in the upcoming VHI Women's Mini Marathon.   My Brother’s Journey: On the 1st March 2015, my brother Alan went to casualty
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