Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday 8am - 5pm (excluding bank holidays).
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (excluding bank holidays).
Open 8am – 5pm Monday to Saturday
No appointment necessary.
Open 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday
About our service
Ambulance transfer: for major trauma or ambulance transfer, patients will be taken to the nearest public accident and emergency department.
Conditions treated in our Emergency Departments
Led by emergency medicine consultants, our teams manage and treat many conditions straight away, many of which are listed below.
- Abdominal complaints
- Blood in urine
- General deterioration
- GI bleed (Dublin only)
- Head injuries
- Infection (eg soft tissue, urinary, sepsis, cellulitis, wound)
- Kidney stones
- Vomiting or diarrhoea
- Weight loss or decreased appetite
- Back / Spinal pain
- Chronic pain
- Hip or knee pain
- Non-cardiac chest pain
- General surgery
- Gynae Oncology (Dublin only)
- Orthopaedics including fracture, minor trauma (Cork only)
Suspected heart attack, chest pain, irregular heartbeat – please call or go directly to our Urgent Cardiac Care services
Any walk-in patients with cardiac symptoms will be assessed and managed by our cardiac team.
In cases where our service may not be the most appropriate option or is not suitable for your condition, patients will be directed to their local A&E. Our services are not suitable for cases related to:
- Acute mental illness
- Acute stroke / TIA
- Metabolic medicine
- Paediatrics (under 16 years old)
Depending on your condition our Emergency Departments in both Dublin and Cork provide on-site access to necessary diagnostic services, investigations, and treatments as well as to an extensive clinical and medical team should the need arise:
- Radiological imaging
- Urgent cardiac care
- Blood testing
- Casting (Cork only)
- ICU (Dublin only)
Emergency Department: what to expect
Our helpful guide on what to expect when you need to come in to our Emergency Department in Dublin or Cork.Learn more