TEMPORARY 18-HOUR CLOSURE OF MATER HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT TO FACILITATE RELOCATION TO NEW FACILITY

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The Department will close to walk-in (self arrival) patients from 4am until 10pm on Sunday 17th February.The relocation process requires the Department to close to ambulances from 10am to 10pm on Sunday 17th February.Patients with minor injuries can attend the Mater Smithfield Rapid Injury Clinic in The Forge, Smithfield Market, Dublin 7.Opening at 8am and extending its closing time to 8pm on Sunday 17th February to facilitate the relocation.Normal opening hours Monday to Friday (8am – 6pm).On Sunday 17th February 2013 the Emergency Department of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital will relocate entirely from its current location to the new Whitty Building (Level 0).

Phone: 01 6579000 or www.mater.ie/patients/emergency-services/smithfield ,During this temporary closure period, patients that are seriously ill or injured should dial 999 or go directly to another Emergency Department.

On Sunday 17th February at 10pm the Mater’s new Emergency Department in the Whitty Building will open for patients.