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Urgent Cardiac Care

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Urgent Cardiac Care, Mater Private Network, Eccles Street,
Dublin 7, D07 WKW8
1800 247 999

Urgent Cardiac Care, 2nd Floor, Mater Private Network, Citygate, Mahon,
Cork, T12 K199
021 601 3258 corkcardiology@materprivate.ie

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About our service

When you need urgent cardiac care, time doesn’t wait. 

Mater Private Dublin provides Urgent Cardiac Care services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is the only private hospital in Ireland to do so. This service is available to walk-in patients, with or without GP referrals. 

Mater Private Cork provides Urgent Cardiac Care Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. A GP referral is required.

Our dedicated service is available to patients who have urgent cardiac symptoms such as:  

  • Chest pain 
  • Palpitations  
  • Breathlessness 

In both locations, patients will receive immediate phone triage by a cardiology nurse specialist, prompt and comprehensive assessment on arrival, rapid access to non-invasive cardiology services, immediate Cath Lab access if required and same-day cardiologist consultant evaluation.


Dublin

24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Call 1800 247 999

Cork

Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm

Call 021 601 3333

The process

A cardiology nurse specialist will take your call and will discuss your symptoms with you and put an action plan in place. If necessary, you will be asked to come immediately into us where we will be ready to look after you. 

Depending on the nature of your symptoms, you will be advised to do one of the following:

  • Come directly to Urgent Cardiac Care at Mater Private Heart & Vascular Centre. 
  • Go directly to your nearest Accident and Emergency Department. 
  • Present in Mater Private Heart & Vascular department for a dedicated appointment. 

The decision will be to ensure you receive the most appropriate and timely care, based on your symptoms. 


Rapid access to care

On arrival, you will immediately be entered into a system of care which ensures rapid access to assessment, diagnosis and appropriate treatment. 

You will have an initial assessment which may include the following: 

  • Review / History / Assessment 
  • Blood tests 
  • ECG 

Depending on the outcome of your assessment and tests, we will discuss the next steps with you. 

Whatever your symptoms, from the moment you enter the Heart and Vascular Centre, you will be treated with the utmost courtesy, compassion and competence by a team of specialists whose total focus is cardiac patient care.


 

Follow-up care

A cardiologist and cardiac nurse specialist will advise you about any further appointments or tests that you may need, once your care and treatment is completed. 

You will be given follow-up advice for when you leave the department and advised to call us if you have any further problems.   

Your review appointments will be scheduled as necessary. 

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