Immediate Medical Care Unit

Saint James Hospital Group offers Immediate Medical Care Units (IMCU) in Sliema, Żejtun and Burmarrard, where we provide immediate first aid, medical assessment and treatment for a wide range of accidents and emergency medical conditions.

IMCU Saint James (Capua) Hospital, Sliema
Open every day, 24 hours a day

IMCU Saint James Hospital, Tal-Barrani, l/o Żejtun
Open every day, 24 hours a day

IMCU Saint James Clinic, Burmarrad
Open Monday to Saturday from 07.30 to 19.30 (excluding public holidays)

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Need immediate care?

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Immediate Assessment & Medical Care

The IMCU’s staff members are a motivated, dedicated and compassionate team of doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians and ambulance drivers. We strive to ensure minimal waiting times and prioritise the most urgent cases by assessing each patient immediately upon arrival.

Patient assessment

Patients who are in immediate need of being medically visited do not need a previous appointment or referral. We strive to ensure minimal waiting times and prioritise the most urgent cases by assessing each patient immediately upon arrival.

Should your situation require urgent surgery or admission we offer to transfer you into one of our private rooms for definitive care.

What services are offered at IMCU?

  • Emergency medical and surgical admissions
  • Minor operations
  • Urinary catheterisation
  • Insertion of nasogastric tubes
  • Joint infiltration/aspiration
  • Cardiac monitoring and electrocardiograms (ECG)
  • Trauma, including fractures, dislocations, lacerations and suturing
  • General health advice
  • Pre-/post-operative care and advice
  • GP services
  • Parenteral treatment administration including vaccines
  • Oxygen therapy, including nebulisation
  • Removal of foreign bodies
  • Blood tests
  • Respiratory screening
  • Pre-hospital and ambulance service
  • Radiographs
  • Wound care

Ambulance Services

You can be sure your loved ones will be taken care of in a professional manner and with one to one care at all times, making their journey with us as comfortable as possible.

Our ambulance is highly-equipped and fully air-conditioned. The service is available for pre-hospital emergency care and patient transportation under the supervision of a professionally trained crew. All crew members are trained in advanced life support skills, ambulance aid, and resuscitation.

  • 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Available for any patient transport needs
  • First aid and event cover for parties, sports activities and crowded gatherings
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