Acute Surgical Assessment Unit
University Hospital Limerick
St Nessan's Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick, V94 F858
Phone: 061 482479
24 hours 7 days a week
About Acute Surgical Assessment Unit
The Acute Surgical Assessment Unit (ASAU) is a rapid access facility for acute surgical patients who are over 16. Patients must have been assessed by a GP or hospital doctor.
The Acute Surgical Assessment unit is a consultant-driven, independent unit that manages all acute general surgical admissions covering general surgery, vascular, gynae, orthopaedic, maxillofacial urology and ENT services for non-COVID patients.
Referrals and Appointments
Available to: Patients who have an urgent problem and require assessment and help form the surgical multi-disciplinary team.
Who needs to refer you: GP Hospital doctors Consultants
Referral Information: Patient personal details Clinical information or past medical history
Special instructions for patients during COVID19
We may ask you to:
- wear a face mask/other PPE
- attend at less social hours to facilitate extended operating hours of services
- attend a virtual clinic
- complete a checklist on day before coming to hospital (the checklist will be provided with your appointment letter)