CORK University Hospital (CUH) has advised patients to expect considerable delays in the Emergency Department as they are exceptionally busy at present.
CUH has emphasised that patient care is paramount and this situation is being treated as a priority by Hospital Management who have taken steps to address this issue.
Hospital management have requested that, where appropriate, the public contact their GP in the first instance and explore all other options available to them prior to attending the Emergency Department if their needs are not urgent.
The opening hours for the Mercy Urgent Care Centre, St. Mary’s Health Campus, Gurranabraher, are from 8am to 6pm and their telephone number is 021-4926900.
The opening hours for the Local Injuries Unit Bantry General Hospital are from 8am to 7.30pm and their contact number is 027-50133.
The opening hours for the Local Injuries Unit, Mallow General Hospital are from 8am to 7pm and their telephone number is 022-58506.