For COVID-19 Coronavirus Updates for Students and Staff please see



If you are experiencing any symptoms of COVID 19 (fever or cough or shortness of breath or breathing difficulties or loss/ change of taste or smell you may need to be referred for covid 19 testing. If you have any of these symptoms you should telephone your own GP or CIT Medical Centre. Stay at home and self isolate until you speak to a GP.


If you are a close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID 19,please follow up to date information from the HSE


More information is available on the HSE Hotline 1850 24 1850.


MTU Medical Centre Opening Hours

MTU Medical Centre is now open during term time only. Please call MTU Medical Centre on 021 4335780 for an appoinment. No walk-in service available at present.

Phonelines are open from:     

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm
Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm
CLOSED for lunch 12.30pm-1.30pm


Out of hours please call SouthDoc from 18.00pm to 08.00am and at weekends on 1850335999.


In an emergency phone 112 or 999.




Medical Centre

The Medical Centre is situated on the Bishopstown Campus.  We are available to all of our full-time students including those in the MTU Cork School of Music, the MTU Crawford College of Art and Design and the National Maritime College of Ireland. We are open to students during term time and provide a comprehensive range of services suitable for students’ needs. 


Tel: 021 4335780




What the Medical Centre provides:


  • Medical attention to all registered full-time students

  • Consultations with the Doctors and Nurses are by appointment only

  • Specialist clinics including Asthma, Sexual Health, Sports Injury and Vaccinations





Have you been checked for STI?


Using condoms correctly and every time you have sex will reduce your risk of getting a sexual transmitted infection (STI). Condoms are available free of charge in MTU medical centre and student union. STI screening is also available free of charge.

Free home STI testing kits are available from




Points of note

  • Full time students of MTU Cork can avail of MTU student health centre services which is a supplementary service to their own GP. Full time international students can attend the service.
  • The service is open during term time only. Outside of term time international students can contact Grande Parade Medical Practice on the number below.
  • Fee of €10 for doctor consultation in person or by phone, other serives have different fees (eg, implanon insertion, vaccines).  Payment is by student ID card.
  • No fee for nursing consultations.
  • The Student Health Centre is not a medical card practice. Local students with medical cards are advised to visit their own GP to ensure continuity of care. Non Local students with medical cards may avail of the service but are also advised to register with a local GMS GP.

  • STI/Contraceptive clinics are available to all students free of charge.

  • Medical Certificates will be issued at the time of illness.  Backdated certificates are not issued.
  • Please allow 24hours notice for repeat prescriptions.
  • Students in MTU Cork School of Music and MTU Crawford College of Art & Design have the opportunity to avail of the Grand Parade Medical Practice in the City Centre. Fee of €10 for doctor consultation. Tel: 021 2355784 for appointment. Student ID card must be presented at attendance.
  • After hours a Family Doctor Service is provided by SouthDoc, Tel: 1850 335 999.  This service operates at night and weekends.  Students who do not have a medical card will have to pay the appropriate fee for this service.
  • Our doctors do not do house calls.
  • Certain courses (e.g. Social Care and Biomedical Science) require vaccination.  Please discuss with your course coordination who will advise how this can be arranged.  There will be specific vaccination clinics provided for this service.
  • Medical notes are confidential, are held in the medical centre and do not form part of the academic file.


Opening Hours (during term time)

Monday to Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm
Friday 8.30am – 2.30pm
CLOSED for lunch 12.30pm-1.30pm