Micas



Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance Service

  • Accessing Critical Care Emergency Patient Transfer
  • Single point of contact for all MICAS referrals (Cork, Dublin and Galway[soon])
  • Call handling facility, (National Transport Medicine Programme)
  • Referring, MICAS and receiving consultant to collaborate on one phone call
  • The decision to retrieve any patient remains with the MICAS consultant on call
  • Adult retrieval coordinator will arrange ambulance dispatch once call agreed
  • Co-ordination of MICAS services nationally
  • Activation of MICAS teams and National Ambulance Service
  • 1800 222378 (1800 ACCEPT) 08:00- 20:00 Mon-Sun

From referring unit

If you require a critical care retrieval team (MICAS):

  • Call 1800 222 378 08.00h -20.00h, 7 days
  • On weekdays: the call will be answered by a call handler and co-ordinated by the MICAS co-ordinator
  • At weekends: the call will be answered by a call handler and connected directly to the MICAS ICU on call in Dublin


Content By Dr. Eoin Fogarty, Dr. Íomhar O' Sullivan 12/1/22017. Last review Dr. ÍOS12/12/17.