The Bon Secours Hospital located on College Road, adjacent to University College Cork has been providing healthcare in Cork for 100 years. It is important to be aware that the Bon Secours is a full service hospital. It provides a comprehensive range of medical, surgical and ancillary services. It has a dedicated urology ward staffed by specialist nurses, outpatient department staffed also by urology specialist nurses with comprehensive radiological (x-ray) and pathology (laboratory) back-up. A range of different medical and surgical specialties is available for any patient who needs it, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The Bon Secours Hospital has dedicated inpatient and day wards for cancer care patients staffed by two Consultant Oncologists and oncology specialist nurses. The Bon Secours Hospital has been accredited for many years by the Joint Commission International. This is a large international health care standards organisation with rigorous assessments and regular inspections of medical facilities. The hospital is a teaching hospital for University College Cork which has always been ranked very highly by medical students attending there. 24 hour in-house cover is provided by medical, surgical, anaesthetic and paediatric house doctors with consultant cover 24 hours a day in all of the different specialties.