Immediate Medical Care Unit

The Saint James Hospital Immediate Medical Care Unit is an Emergency room open 24 Hours a day, 365 days a year.

We provide immediate first aid, medical assessment and treatment for a wide range of accidents and emergency medical conditions. The IMCU’s staff members are a motivated, dedicated and compassionate team composed of doctors, nurses, emergency medical technicians and ambulance drivers. 

What we offer:

  • General Health Advice
  • GP Services
  • X-Rays
  • Catheterisation
  • ECG
  • Injections
  • Nebulisation
  • Suturing
  • Flu vaccines
  • Travel vaccinations and advice
  • Application of plaster of paris splints

What we treat:

  • Fractures, soft tissue injuries, sprains and strains
  • Wounds, wound closure and burns
  • Cuts and grazes
  • Ear, nose and throat conditions
  • Gynaecological conditions
  • Sports Injuries
  • Respiratory and chest complaints
  • Stomach, bowel and bladder problems
  • Eye conditions
  • Ear consultation and ear syringing
  • Renal colic

 The IMCU is the first stop for our patients; we treat the above, along with other medical issues on a walk-in basis.

Our fully equipped ambulance is also available for patient transportation and transfers from home to hospital or hospital to hospital.

Our highly trained personnel also offer first Aid and event cover for parties, sports activities and crowded gatherings

You can be sure your loved ones will be taken care of in a professional manner with one to one care at all times, making their journey with us as comfortable as possible. Our ambulances carry oxygen therapy equipment with defibrillator to provide aid in the event of any deterioration of patients whilst in our care. Other emergency equipment is also available. Crew members are trained in advanced life support skills, ambulance aid and resuscitation.

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.


Saint James Hospital Sliema emergency room direct number: (+356) 2329 1112

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