Important Covid-19 Information for Patients Receiving Radiotherapy Treatment

Last updated 11 May 2020 2:29 p.m.

Information for Patients and Visitors Attending UPMC Hospitals:

Our UPMC Hospitals in Ireland are supporting the HSE during this COVID-19 crisis. 

If you are a patient or a consultant operating out of one of our hospitals and you have a concern, please contact your consultants office directly or through the hospital on: 051 337400.

If you are due to attend a UPMC Hospital, please consider the following:

  • In the past 14 days, have you been tested and/or treated for COVID-19?
  • In the past 14 days, have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 and been advised to self-isolate?
  • Do you currently have a new onset of respiratory symptoms, persistent cough or shortness of breath, and/or a fever?https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/symptoms.html

If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, please contact us on 051 337400 in advance of your appointment. Do Not attend the Hospital.

Additional Information:

We operate with your safety in mind. Our cleaning team cleans and sanitizes all high-touch items in public areas at least daily. With the onset of COVID-19, these regular cleanings are increased in our facilities.

For your safety we have implemented a number of precautionary measures in response to the COVID-19 crisis:

  • Visiting restrictions are in place:
    • Inpatient visiting is prohibited
    • Outpatients should only be accompanied when strictly necessary.
  • All patients on entry to the hospital will be required to:
    • Perform hand hygiene
    • Undergo an assessment for COVID-19 risk factors
  • Social distancing measures are in place throughout the hospital
  • Restaurant is open for take away service only
  • On the day of your appointment you should attend no earlier than your appointed time.

We are committed to your safety. Thank you for your cooperation.

https://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/respiratory/coronavirus/novelcoronavirus/frequentlyaskedquestions/