TRALEE's Bon Secours Hospital Tralee has been named as one of the top five hospitals in the country at the Irish Healthcare Centre Awards held in Dublin at the weekend.
Celebrating best practice in the country's healthcare sector, the awards showcase the best of Irish healthcare in centres presenting awards for services, skills, innovation, achievements and medical excellence across the all areas of healthcare.
The hospital was nominated in the Hospital of The Year Category and it was narrowly pipped to the award by The Mater Hospital In Dublin.
The Bon Secours Hospital Tralee was represented at the awards ceremony by some members of the management team, staff who worked on the awards submission, two consultants, two Sisters of Bon Secours and the CEO of the Bon Secours Hospitals Ireland, Pat Lyons.
The manager of the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee, Donna Roche, said she was delighted the Tralee hospital was the first Bon Secours hospital to be represented at the awards.
"We are the first Bon Secours Hospital to be represented at the awards which is great achievement in itself. This nomination is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all the staff who provide excellent care to patients. It is an honour to be regarded as being in the top five hospitals in Ireland and we look forward to maintaining that position over the coming months and years," she said.