Northridge House Education and Research Centre hosted a graduation ceremony when Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Certificates were presented on Wednesday 21st March at the conclusion of its annual CPE programme. Northridge House Education and Research Centre is run by Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork.
Six students completed the programme. They came from Dublin, Waterford, Kerry and Cork. The CEO of the Charity Mr. David O’Brien together with the CEO of Cork University Hospital Mr. Tony McNamara presented the certificates. Those in attendance included family members of the students, mentors from placement sites, lecturers and staff from St. Luke’s Home, Cork.
Gratitude was expressed by the Supervisor the Rev’d Bruce Pierce for the on-going support of Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, to Clinical Pastoral Education which is part of the Charity’s Outreach Programme. Mr. O’Brien celebrated the on-going relationship with Cork University Hospital as exemplified by the presence of the CEO Mr. McNamara, chaplains and CPE Supervisor Canon. Dr. Daniel Nuzum. Mr. Namara closed the ceremony with an inspiring message of the centrality of hope within healthcare settings.