Cork University Hospital has one of the largest Emergency Departments (ED) in Ireland and has a significant resuscitation workload. It is the only hospital in Ireland with "level 1 trauma" criteria. We have a particular interest in education with active pre-hospital, emergency nursing, undergraduate, Doctors in Training and specialist registrar programmes.
Cork Emergency Medicine, based at CUH, manages the HSE's National 24 hour Emergency Tele-Medical Support Unit, Medico Cork.
The ED at the Mercy University Hospital specialises in inner-city emergencies.
Local injury units
Adult patients with minor leg or arm injuries may also attend our Mercy Injury Unit, Gurranabraher at the Mercy Injury Unit, Gurranabraher, Gurranabraher, or our local injury units at Bantry and Mallow.