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Cork University Maternity Hospital

Wilton Road, Wilton, Cork, T12 YE02

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Visiting hours

Outpatients Department

Only patients can attend antenatal and gynaecology appointments.

A partner or nominated person can attend:

  • early pregnancy scans
  • dating scans
  • anatomy scans


A partner or nominated person can attend from 7am to 11pm.

Unexpected events and complications are reviewed on an individual basis.

Delivery Suite

The birthing partner can attend:

  • when the patient is transferred to the Delivery Suite
  • for the birth
  • for delivery by caesarean section (C-section)

If you want a doula to attend the birth you have to make a request.

Postnatal and Gynaecology wards

A partner or nominated person can visit from 7am to 11pm.

Neonatal Unit

Both parents can visit their baby at the same time when it in the Neonatal Unit.


A partner or nominated person can attend following a pregnancy loss diagnosis. They can also attend any further visits.

Getting here

Travelling from Cork City by bus

The hospital is serviced by the 201, 205, 208, 214, 216, 219 and 220 bus routes.

The 205 and 220 bus routes stop at Bishopstown Avenue, which is a 5-minute walk to the hospital.

Travelling from Cork County by bus

The 236, 237 and 239 bus routes stop outside the gates of the main hospital entrance.


Parking costs €2.70 an hour. There is a maximum charge of €15 a day. Patients, carers and visitors can get a reduced rate of €10 a day. Contact the Security Department for more information.

Ticket machines accept cash and cards.

Pay stations are:

  • at the steps leading to the main hospital entrance
  • to the rear of the Glandore centre

Disabled parking is available throughout the hospital grounds.

Clamping is in place to police parking in unauthorised areas.

Departments and services


  • car park


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