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South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital


Old Blackrock Road, Cork City, Cork, T12 X23H

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Visiting hours

Visiting hours are:

  • 3pm to 4pm
  • 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Patients can have 2 visitors at a time.

Getting here

Travelling from Cork City by bus:

  • 203
  • 207
  • 206

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Paid parking is available at the main entrance.

Parking charges are:

  • free for the first 15 minutes
  • €3 for the next hour
  • €2 an hour after

There is a maximum charge of €15 a day.

A reduced charge is available to patients attending the Oncology Department.

Lost tickets are charged from 8am to the time you leave.

There is a pay station

  • outside the main entrance door
  • inside the main entrance door

They accept card and cash payments.

Disc parking and clamping is in operation on the streets around the hospital.

Disabled parking

There are 3 disabled parking spaces next to the Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Department. There is 1 disabled parking space beside the Outpatients building.

Disabled parking spaces are on the Old Blackrock Road, near the entrance to the South Infirmary.

Departments and services


  • restaurant
  • chapel
  • cafe
  • car park
  • vending machine


Patient Advocacy Liaison Service (PALS)

Comment cards are available in the hospital if you want to make a comment on any aspect of your care.

Online complaints form -
Complaints procedure -

Contact the complaints coordinator:

Phone: 021 492 6100

Pastoral care

Chaplains are available 24 hours a day to minister to the sick, their families and hospital staff.

The pastoral care room is available for relatives of patients.

A family room is available for patients and visitors.

Mass is at 9.30am on Sundays.


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