Beacon Hospital is one of Europe’s most technologically advanced private hospitals, with over 1,400 consultants, nurses and healthcare professionals. Offering world-class acute medical and surgical services, the hospital strives for excellence in patient care, medical standards and overall hospital experience in an environment where quality, respect, caring and compassion are at the centre of all Beacon does.
With 180 beds and over 300 consultants, Beacon Hospital operates as a full-service acute hospital. Over 140,000 patients were treated in the last year across all areas of medicine and surgery. Beacon Hospital has been awarded the highest standards in JCI and has also been awarded JAG accreditation for its four state-of-the-art endoscopy suites.
Amongst its specialties: Beacon offers a full-service multidisciplinary approach to cancer treatment inclusive of medical oncology, surgical treatment, radiation oncology, inpatient care, pain management, palliative care and more. Beacon Centre for Orthopaedics is situated in a new and modern unit and is home to specialist orthopaedic consultants along with Ireland’s most comprehensive Sports Lab and team of physiotherapists. Beacon Hospital is the GE European Showcase Unit for Radiology and is fitted with the most technologically advanced diagnostic equipment available.
The Beacon Hospital Academy, launched in February 2015, boasts the most comprehensive private training programmes in Ireland underpinned by excellence in scholarship and innovation in all aspects of healthcare provision and transformative management and leadership. The Academy provides clinical education and support to many accredited academic programmes, from undergraduate degrees to postgraduate certificates, diplomas and masters. The training facilities are state-of-the-art and the staff and students enjoy direct access to the latest equipment and technology, promoting enhancement of clinical skills and learning in emerging technologies and interdisciplinary teamwork. Students are recognised as the agents of change in healthcare, role models in their professional fields, capable of harnessing and absorbing new technologies, and championing interdisciplinary teamwork.
Innovation in healthcare is built into Beacon's ethos. Research active hospitals help advance clinicians and improve patient care, the Beacon Hospital Research Institute (BHRI) was established in 2019 under the auspices of Beacon Hospital. It carries out research and clinical trials in a number of areas including oncology and radiotherapy, cardiology, orthopaedics, GIM, surgery and allied therapies. Through novel, high-quality, multi-disciplinary research Beacon aims to deliver evidence-based medicine and ongoing improvements in treatment and care options to its patients. Its goal over the next several years is to establish Beacon Hospital as a 'research-led' hospital which delivers research that positively impacts patients and their journey with it.