Hospital Group: South/Southwest Hospital Group
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Parking is available onsite at a rate of €2.70 per hour up to a maximum daily charge of €15. A reduced daily rate of €10 is available to patients, carers and visitors by contacting a member of the Security department.
Our parking ticket machines now accept both cash and card payment.
Parking for the disabled is available outside the Main Hospital Entrance and outside the Emergency Department.
Please check daily if visiting is allowed to a ward. Phone CUH Switch at 021 492 2000, and your call can be transferred to the relevant ward where you will be informed if visiting is allowed.
2pm to 4pm
6pm to 8pm Monday to Sunday inclusive
One visitor per patient. Children are not permitted to visit without consulting the ward beforehand.
There are 7 Cork City Bus routes regularly stopping at the Hospital (Bus Route: 208, 219,
216, 214, 201, 220, 205) as well as a host of expressway regional services (Bus route: 236, 237,
A free-phone taxi phone is located in the by CUH Main Reception.
Coffee Doc Cafés: There are two Coffee Doc+ Cafes in CUH, one located in the Cardiac Renal Centre Atrium (eat in and take away service available) and in the Outpatients Department Foyer (take away service only).
The Fastnet Café: Located near the chapel on the main concourse (eat in and take away service available)
The hospital shop is run by a private company and is located on the Main Hospital Concourse
near Main Reception.
Monday to Friday 7.30am to 8.30pm
Saturday and Sunday 9am to 8pm
The chaplains provide a supportive and listening presence to you and your family. The chaplains are available to people of all faiths and none. To request a chaplain please ask the nurse caring for you to make contact or alternatively you can contact a chaplain through the hospital switchboard.
Chapel of Christ our Saviour (Roman Catholic)
The chapel is located on the first floor, near the main lifts. The hospital chapels are open
at all times for prayer and reflection.
Chapel of Christ the Healer (Church of Ireland)
The chapel is located along the main concourse on the first floor.
For information regarding paying bills or any hospital charges, please contact the Patient Accounts Department:
Patient Accounts Department phone lines are open from 11am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 3pm.
Contact telephone numbers:
- 021 492 0954
- 021 492 0955
- 021 492 0950
- 021 492 0980
- 021 492 0952
All our hospitals are smoke-free campuses. Smoking is not allowed throughout the hospital and the hospital grounds.
Supports available to give up smoking
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