What services do you offer at IMCU?

We offer a whole range of services such as:

  • General health advice
  • GP services
  • X-rays
  • ECG
  • Injections
  • Suturing (stitches)
  • Application of plaster casts
  • Many many more services you would require for accidents and emergencies

What conditions can you treat at IMCU?

We can treat a whole range of conditions such as:

  • Fractures, sprains and strains
  • Wounds and burns
  • Cuts and grazes
  • Ear, nose and throat conditions
  • Gynaecological conditions
  • Sports injuries
  • Respiratory and chest complaints
  • Stomach, bowel and bladder problems
  • And much more…

Where are the hospitals located?

Saint James Hospital, in Sliema Open 24/7

Saint James Hospital, in Zabbar – Open 24/7

Saint James Clinic, in Burmarrad – Open Mon to Sat 0730 to 1930hrs. Sun and PH Closed https://goo.gl/maps/7wytJMWMBnV7bmcTA

Is a doctor available and where?

Doctors are available 24/7 in our Immediate Medical Care Unit (IMCU) available in both Sliema and Zabbar.

A doctor in IMCU is also available in Burmarrad Clinic Mon to Sat 0830 to 1230hrs and 1530 to 1900hrs. Sun and PH Closed

I need to do some blood tests, how can I book?

The Medical laboratory services are located in Saint James Hospital, Sliema & Zabbar.

Sliema open Monday to Friday 0830 to 1830hrs and Saturdays 0830 to 1230hrs. Sundays and PH closed

Zabbar open Monday to Friday 0800 to 1200hrs and 1500 to 1830hrs. Saturdays 0830 to 1230hrs. Sundays and PH closed

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In Burmarrad, there is not a laboratory on site but most blood samples are taken and sent to our Sliema laboratory, with a few exceptions.

Do you have a Dental service?

Dental Unit in Sliema is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 0900 – 1800, Wednesday 0900 – 1700 and Friday 0900 – 1300

Sundays and Public Holidays closed

Can I book a Radiological investigation at Saint James Hospital?

Our main radiological investigations available are; 

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Computerised Tomography (CT Scan)

PET Scan


Bone Density






How can I move, change or cancel an appointment I have at Saint James Hospital?

An appointment can be booked through any of the following channels;

Calling our Contact Centre on +35623291000

Sending a private message through our Facebook page

Sending an enquiry to contactcentre@stjameshospital.com

In person at our Receptions in Sliema, Zabbar or Burmarrad

Payment options

We accept various payment options, namely; Cash, Cards or Cheques and bank transfers (for in-patient bookings only)

Can I apply for direct settlement through the hospital?

A direct settlement, through a recognised insurance, is available mainly for any surgical procedure. Radiological investigations such as MRI, CT and PET Scans can also be covered through a direct settlement. A direct settlement needs to be organised and confirmed prior to the appointment otherwise you will be asked to pay for the investigation and claim directly from your insurance.

Pregnancy scans available?

4D Ultrasound – Carried out between 27 and 30 weeks

NT Scan – Carried out between 11 and 13 Weeks

Anomaly Scan – Carried out between 22 and 24 Weeks

Do we offer breast screening?

Mammography, Tomosynthesis, Ultrasound breast or an automated ultrasound breast (ABUS) are the most common scans available for breast screening.

Do you have any specialised clinics?

Food intolerance
Bio-Hormone Replacement Therapy
GU clinic
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Sleep Apnoea
Functional Medicine

EHIC accepted?

No, the EHIC card is not accepted within our Hospitals or Clinics

Do you have any vacancies at the moment?

Please send your CV and Application letter to vacancy@stjameshospital.com

I have found a missed call from 23291000, what is this about?

This is the main number of our contact centre and any outgoing calls done by our contact centre will be shown through this number. The reasons for the call could be various, but amongst the most likely we find;

  • The contact centre are trying to reach you to confirm an upcoming appointment, typically a day before the date of the appointment
  • The time or date of your appointment needs to be rescheduled

We are trying to reach you to confirm some details or to advise particular instructions given by our clinician such as – patient needs to bring a copy of results

Do you offer Health Screening packages?

Yes, we have various health screening packages which tackle various aspects of healthcare.
Kindly call our contact centre on +35623291000

Are you a private hospital?

Yes, this is a private hospital and clinic

What is the cost of an outpatient consultation?

There is no fixed price for consultations as this varies considerably depending on the nature of the booking and specialisation. Typically the price is determined during a consultation by the clinician.

Do I need to bring any particular documents?

The patient’s ID Card or Official identification document will be requested at Reception. Medical documents or results might be required by the clinician for the sake of your visit. If it is the first time you are seeing a particular clinician, it is always good practice to bring with you medical documents, history notes, if any, that can help the doctor with a diagnosis.

At what age can a patient attend an appointment unaccompanied?

Patients under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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