South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital

A member of the South South/West Hospital Group

South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital
Old Blackrock Road, Cork T12 X23H

Tel 00353 21 4926100

SIVUH Public Notice - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Safety Notice & Visiting Restrictions.

In the interest of patient and public safety we are restricting the visiting policy at the South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital until further notice.

We are requesting that the public do not visit SIVUH patients at this time.

With effect from the afternoon of Monday, 16th March 2020 all non-urgent Out-patient and Surgical appointments including Day Cases at SIVUH have been cancelled until further notice. We are working to provide some services in a different way, such as virtual clinics (telephone\video call) where possible. Patients will be contacted in respect to their appointments. All appointments will be rescheduled for a future date. We apologise for the inconvenience to our patients but we do this in the interests of our patients and staff as per the public health protocols.

Should there be any changes to any services in the hospital we will update this notice. Hospital Management - 22nd May 2020 @ 10:00

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you have recently travelled from an affected area or want information about coronavirus, please go to the HSE coronavirus page. Information for healthcare professionals is available on

If you are experiencing symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties and a high temperature, please do not visit the Hospital. Please contact your GP by telephone if you require medical assistance.



We at the South Infirmary-Victoria University Hospital are committed to providing the highest quality service to all our patients in a friendly, safe, and caring environment. We aim to provide individual patient centred care to each patient and their families. We have a total designated bed complement of 192 beds and cater for up to 38,400 admissions and 72,500 outpatient attendances each year.

We are the regional center for ENT, Dermatology, Elective Orthopaedic, Ophthalmology (In patient & Day Cases) & Chronic Pain services and provide a significant role in the provision of Oncology, General Surgery, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Elective Gynaecology, Radiology and Anesthesiology services.

The SIVUH is a smoke free campus.

We welcome your feedback & comments, compliments or suggestions on our website, see our feedback form. Telephone: 021 4926100.

For information on making a complaint and the procedure to make a complaint (click here)

Information on the SIVUH Breast Implant Helpline can be found under Patients & Visitors here.





South Infirmary

Victoria University Hospital

A teaching hospital

of University College Cork