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Thursday 21 September 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Mercy University Hospital

This year
Overcrowding in Cork city hospitals described as 'out of control' and 'dangerous'
Overcrowding records were broken today in both Cork University Hospital and Mercy University Hospital.
Cork's MUH says it is experiencing a surge in Covid-19 cases
Mercy University Hospital in Cork has warned incoming patients of a high demand in their emergency department.
Cork hospital advises patients to avoid ED due to Covid-19 and winter vomiting bug surge
Mercy University Hospital advised that ‘patients are and will continue to experience delays’.
Man due in court over fatal attack of 89-year-old man in Cork hospital
Matthew Healy was killed in an attack at the hospital shortly after 5.30am yesterday.
INMO calls for full security review of hospitals following fatal Cork attack
The union said no security review has taken place since 2016.
Tributes paid to 89-year-old man killed in Cork hospital attack
A man in his 30s was arrested by Gardaí yesterday.
Last year
Mercy University Hospital introduces visiting restrictions due to surge in flu cases
The hospital is asking patients with less urgent needs to seek treatment elsewhere.
Visiting restrictions reinstated at Cork hospital due to Covid-19
Mercy University Hospital says its current situation is reflective of the increase in cases being experienced nationally.
Cork hospital appeals for public to avoid emergency department due to high demand
Patients with less urgent complaints are advised to contact their GPs or South Doc.
All time
Mercy hospital in Cork asks 'non-urgent' cases to go elsewhere after surge in people attending ED
Patients who do attend the emergency department are likely to experience delays.
Man's body found in public toilet in Cork city
A post-mortem is due to be carried out later today.
Visiting restrictions at Mercy University Hospital due to winter vomiting outbreak
Members of the public needing less urgent treatment have also been asked to avail, where possible, of other care services.
Public warned not to visit hospital in Cork after vomiting outbreak
This follows the outbreak of the winter vomiting bug at the hospital.
Visiting suspended at 2 hospitals in Dublin and Cork due to flu outbreak
Mercy University Hospital in Cork isn’t looking too good either…
Restrictions lifted at Mercy University Hospital
The restrictions were put in place on 15 December.
Swine flu case confirmed in second Cork hospital
Mercy University Hospital has confirmed a case of the Influenza H1N1 today.
Emergency Department at Cork hospital to close next week
The emergency department at Cork’s South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital will close next weekend.
New research unit at Cork hospital to create 10 jobs
The facility will give local patients the opportunity to take part in clinical trials of new treatments.
Cork victim died of head trauma and stab wounds
Gardaí are continuing the investigation into the incident in Togher early this morning in which two other people were also injured.
Man arrested in connection with Cork fire that killed woman and young nephew
A 22-year-old man has been arrested by gardaí investing the house fire which killed a 25-year-old woman and her five-year-old nephew