Emergency Access

 

Access to the service is by contact with the relevant consultants Medical Registrar through the hospital switchboard (+353 (0)21-4922000) Monday to Friday 9-5pm and by contacting the registrar on call for in house (ward) duties for the general medical take service from 5pm - 9am Monday to Friday and at Weekends.

Infectious Diseases Clinic at CUH serves as a tertiary referral centre for the HSE South and the surrounding areas. The service was established in 1997 and Dr. Mary Horgan leads the service.

The Infectious Diseases service provides care for patients with known or suspected infections, viral hepatitis, travel-related infections and infections in immuno-comprised hosts including HIV infection. Access to the service on a routine basis can be made by forwarding a referral letter.

Early OPD appointments are facilitated and prioritised on a case-by-case basis depending on clinical information provided. In addition to the service provided at CUH Dr. Horgan leads the STI service, which is based, in the South Infirmary - Victoria University Hospital. This service provides the care and management of Sexually Transmitted Infections. Access to the service on a routine basis.