Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell

Susan Mitchell is Deputy Editor of The Sunday Business Post. A native of Dublin, Mitchell has won numerous awards for her coverage of Ireland’s healthcare system. Her stories have led to several national policy changes. Mitchell holds a BA from UCD and a postgraduate diploma in business studies from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

World Cup to deliver for sponsors

World Cup to deliver for sponsors

Two months before kick-off, this year ’s World Cup finals in Germany already look like breaking all records for sponsorship and advertising.

Unilever to spend €2m on Frusi campaign

Unilever to spend €2m on Frusi campaign

Unilever is spending €2million on an advertising campaign to launch Frusi, a new frozen snack.

Hospital heroics

Hospital heroics

He presides over one of the biggest private companies in the country, with an estimated turnover of about €400 million, and is a millionaire several times over.

Decision on children’s hospital due this week

Decision on children’s hospital due this week

The board of the Health Service Executive is expected to decide this week on the location for a new €500 million national children’s hospital.

No new measures against bird flu

No new measures against bird flu

Ireland will not be introducing any further control measures to prevent an outbreak of avian flu in Ireland, despite confirmation of a case of bird flu in a swan in Scotland.

Geared for men

Geared for men

Oliver Spencer is not your typical fashion designer. Granted, he designs clothes for a living but, unlike many artists of haute couture, he is openly commercial and wary of elitist fashion industry tags being attached to his work.

Harlequin plans €25m day hospital

Harlequin plans €25m day hospital

Harlequin Healthcare plans to build a €25 million private day hospital in Killashee, Naas, Co Kildare.

Patient association calls for further probe into man’s death

Patient association calls for further probe into man’s death

The Irish Patients Association has called for an independent investigation into the death almost 14 years ago of a man who died in a mental institution after being handcuffed by gardai.

Murphy family still waiting for answers

Murphy family still waiting for answers

In December 1992, Nicholas Murphy admitted himself to a psychiatric hospital in Dublin.

Clinic counts on beauty boom

Clinic counts on beauty boom

The Irish cosmetics and toiletries industry is worth more than €500 million a year, and is growing steadily.

Building firms eye cancer contract

Building firms eye cancer contract

More than €480 million will be invested in a national network of radiation oncology services over the next five years, in what is to be the first public private partnership (PPP) in the health sector.

Waste warrior

Waste warrior

Brian Buckley was working in investment banking in Australia when a snippet of news caught his attention.

Ten consortiums bid for Mount Carmel hospital

Ten consortiums bid for Mount Carmel hospital

More than ten consortiums have submitted bids to buy Mount Carmel maternity hospital in Dublin.

Fashion week generates over €1m in sales

Fashion week generates over €1m in sales

Last week’s Dublin Fashion Week resulted in more than €1 million worth of sales for the 24 designers who took part, according to its organiser.

Harlequin gives €43m upgrade to hospitals in Sligo and Kilkenny

Harlequin gives €43m upgrade to hospitals in Sligo and Kilkenny

Private hospital operator Harlequin Healthcare is spending more than €43 million on upgrading its hospitals in Sligo and Kilkenny.