Published Thursday, March 5th, 2020 at 17:21 pm
Mater Private Cork is not a designated receiving hospital for suspected or confirmed case of novel coronavirus. The designated hospitals in Cork, as per HSE and HPSC are Cork University Hospital (CUH) and Mercy Hospital.
As a precaution, on the advice of experts and in the interest of patient safety, Mater Private Cork is restricting visitor access until further notice.
All patient appointments will continue as normal.
GPs are advised to follow HPSC and Public Health guidance and the national guideline algorithm for primary care, with the advisory services and first point of contact for suspected novel coronavirus in the community being Public Health HSE South.