Our Day Unit can be accessed without entering the main hospital. In the A&E set down area there is a ramp leading to a door with a purple rose symbol on it. You can gain access through this door by contacting the CF Nurses 0872241824 or CF Day Unit 0214920018. Alternatively, you can enter the main hospital via the pathway beside the A&E entrance. On entering the hospital PWCF are advised to contact the CF Nurses and a review room will be allocated, this is to avoid the risk of cross infection in the waiting area. Our Day Unit consists of 5 ensuite review rooms and a gym for PWCF. You will remain in your allocated room for the duration of your visit and the team members will rotate.
The initial visit is for your Annual Assessment. You will be advised to fast from 12 midnight. You will meet the CF Nurse, Dietician, Physiotherapist, and Pharmacist. Before leaving we will arrange a clinic appointment for 6-8 weeks later this is when you will meet Prof Plant and the Medical team. Your clinic schedule will be 3 monthly thereafter.
Our Day Unit service operates Monday – Friday 8am -17.30 excluding bank holidays.
CF Nurse are contactable on 087 2241824 during these hours
Outside of these hours: In the case of emergency outside of clinic hours, present yourself to A&E
Weekly Scheduled Clinics: Run on Monday and Wednesdays
You will receive a text message to confirm your clinic appointment the week before clinic. This is to co- ordinate our clinic times to prevent cross infection.
Situated on the first floor by the Hospital Church. The café serves hot drinks, breakfast and lunch. Opening hours ?8am-5.30pm
located on the first floor. Visitors and relative of patients are welcome in the Staff Canteen.
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 7.00am - 2.30pm, Evening Meals: 5.30pm - 7.00pm, Weekends & Bank Holidays: 9.30am - 2.30pm.
Available in the Emergency Department waiting area and Out Patients entrance area
The shop is located on the main concourse on the first floor. The opening hours are 7:30am 8:30pm Monday to Friday and 8:30am – 8:30pm on Saturday and Sunday.
All entrances and exits are wheelchair accessible.
If you need to borrow a wheelchair please contact the CF Day Unit on 0872241824 prior to your arrival
Baby Changing Facilities:
Facilities available on the Main Concourse (Near the shop), in the Out Patients Department and two facilities in the Cardiac Renal Centre.
There are two churches of worship in the main concourse, the Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland.
Roman Catholic Church (Chapel of Christ our Savour) is located on the first floor, near the staff dining room. Mass times are Monday - Friday 8.30am & 12 noon, Saturday 12 noon & 7.15pm (Vigil Mass), and Sunday 8.30am & 10 am. Sunday, mass is broadcast on CUH FM. Confession is daily after 12 noon Mass. The rosary is recited each night at 7pm on CUH FM.
Church of Ireland Chapel (Chapel of Christ the Healer) is located along the main concourse near the shop. Holy Communion is celebrated on Sunday at 9.15am and is broadcast live on CUH Radio 102FM.
CUH is a Smoke-Free Campus
There is a No Smoking Policy in Cork University Hospital. Relatives and friends are not permitted to smoke on the hospital grounds.
You can park in the public car parks in CUH at a rate of €2.70 per hour up to a maximum charge of €15 for a 24 hour period. Car parks are located outside the main entrance on the first floor or outside the A&E entrance on the ground floor. Payment machines are in the carparks. There is a discounted car park pass available for scheduled appointments, you can ask for one on the day.
There is underground parking located in Cork University Maternity Hospital at a rate of €2.70 per hour up to a maximum charge of €15 for a 24 hour period.
Parking for the disabled is available outside the Main Entrance and outside the Emergency Department.
Brú Columbanus is an independent charity that provides "home from home" accommodation for relatives of seriously ill patients in any of the Cork Hospitals and the Hospice.
Adult CF Unit,
Cork University Hospital,
How to get to CUH:
Address: Cork University Hospital, Wilton Road, Cork
Google Map GPS Location: Lat: 51.88| Long: -8.51
Eircode: T12 DC4A
CF Day Unit:
Our CF Day Unit is located in The ambulatory care facility . This is situated at the A&E end of the hospital, It can be accessed from the a&e set down area , there is a symbol of a purple rose highlighting our entrance door or alternatively you can enter via the pathway beside the A& E entrance. On entering the hospital you take the second set of double doors on your left and there are directions thereafter.
Travelling by Car:
Cork University Hospital can be accessed from the West via the Bandon Road Roundabout. Head East towards Sarsfield Road Roundabout and take first exit onto Sarsfield Road/N71. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto Bishopstown Road. CUH is on the right.
Cork University Hospital can be accessed from the East via the Jack Lynch Tunnel. Head South on the N40 for 9.4km, keep left and take the exit toward Sarsfield Road/N71. At Sarsfield Road Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Sarsfield Road/N71. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Bishopstown Road. CUH is on the right.
From Cork Airport take Avenue 2000 to N27. Head southeast on Avenue 2000. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit and stay on Avenue 2000. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit. Continue on the N27 to Cork. At the roundabout, take the first exit onto N27. Turn left onto the ramp to N25/South Ring (West)/N22/N71. Merge onto N40. Exit left toward Sarsfield Road/N71. At Sarsfield Road Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Sarsfield Road/N71. At the roundabout take the first exit onto Bishopstown Road. CUH is on the right.
Travelling by Bus:
(It may not be advisable to travel on bus due to infection control/cross infection concerns)
There are 5 Cork City Buses regularly stopping at Cork University Hospital. All of the bus drop off points are shown on the CUH Campus Map.
A "live" timetable of bus times is displayed in the Outpatients foyer to the left of the Main Emergency Department entrance.
214 Bus (Patrick St. – CUH) Stops outside Emergency Department.
216 Bus (Mount Oval – City Center– CUH) Stops inside the gates at the main hospital entrance.
208 Bus (Mayfield– City Center– Bishopstown/Curraheen) Stops outside the gates at the main hospital entrance.
201 Bus (Mayfield– Blackpool- Knocknaheeney Orbital Route) Stops outside the gates at the main hospital entrance.
219 Bus (Mahon– Bishopstown Orbital Route) Stops outside the gates at the main hospital entrance.
205 Bus (Kent Station– Cork Institute Of Technology) Stops at the bottom of Bishopstown Avenue. 5 minute walk to CUH.
Are you travelling from Cork County by bus?
236 Bus (Castletownbere -Cork) Stops outside the gates at the main hospital entrance.
237 Bus (Goleen- Cork) Stops outside the gates at the main hospital entrance.
239 Bus (Bandon– Cork) Stops outside the gates at the main hospital entrance.
220 Bus (Ovens– Ballincollig– Model Farm Road– Cork– Douglas– Marybourough Hill – Carrigaline– Crosshaven– Fountainstown) Stops at the bottom of Bishopstown Avenue. 5 minute walk to CUH.
Are you travelling from Cork Main Bus Station in Cork City, Parnell Place or train Station?
See list of buses from the city centre to CUH above or can get a taxi
Travelling by Taxi:
A free phone Taxi service is available from within the Hospital - one free phone is situated along the main concourse opposite the Patient Accounts office, the other is situated in the coffee bar of the Out Patients Department.