South Infirmary - Victoria University Hospital Emergency Department
Closure from 29th of July 2012 onwards
Mercy Urgent Care Centre
St Mary’s Health Campus (formerly St. Mary’s Orthopaedic Hospital)
Tel: (021) 4926900
Open every day from Monday to Sunday, 8.00am to 6.00pm.
Treating Minor Injuries within one hour
The Mercy Urgent Care Centre, treating patients with minor injuries within an hour of arrival, opened in March at St. Mary’s Health Campus (former St. Mary’s Orthopaedic Hospital), Gurranabraher, Cork. The new centre treats adults and children aged 10 years and over with minor injuries such as suspected broken bones, minor burns and scalds and cuts requiring stitching. It has the facilities to take x-rays and apply plaster casts.
The centre is open from 8.00am to 6.00pm, seven days a week, treating patients from Cork city and surrounding areas who self-refer or are referred from other services such as general practitioners and Southdoc.
The centre is led by a consultant in emergency medicine and staffed by doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, radiographers and other health care professionals.
There is ample free parking on the grounds.
The normal €100 emergency department charge will apply to non-medical card holders. The fee is not applicable for patients referred on from GPs/Southdoc.
Log on to www.muh.ie for further details.
Page last updated: 30/07/2012