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The National Maternity Hospital

Phone : 01 637 3100

Website: http://www.nmh.ie/

Holles Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, D02 YH21

Map and directions For The National Maternity Hospital

Hospital Group: Ireland East Hospital Group


There is no parking available within the Hospital grounds. Paid street parking spaces provided by Dublin Corporation are available close to the Hospital. Please be aware that clamping is in operation on Holles Street and streets surrounding the hospital.

Visiting Hours

For the most up to date patient and visitor information please go to the National Maternity Hospital website

Nominated support partners are welcome to visit 8am to 9pm daily. Children and grandparents are welcome to visit 6pm to 8pm daily. Please note, maximum of two visitors are allowed per patient at any one time.


By Dublin Bus

The Hospital is serviced by the following routes:4, 7, 7A, 7D, 15A, 15B, 15D, 26, 27X, 100X, 101X, 111X, 120, 845, NX, Dublin Express 784 amongst others. Please plan your journey ahead.

By Train/Dart

The hospital is a short walk from Pearse Street Station.

By Luas

A 10 minute walk from St. Stephen's Green.


There is a Coffee Shop located on the ground floor of the hospital. You can get hot and cold drinks as well as sandwiches and wraps, etc.

Vending Machines

There are 2 vending machines in the hospital. They are available 24/7. One on the fourth floor and one on the ground floor. Vending machines have cold drinks and snacks. Both machines accept card.


There are two shops where you can buy food and drinks in the hospital.

Coffee Shop:

Located on the Ground Floor. You can get hot and cold drinks as well as food.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm

Saturday 10am to 4pm

Sunday closed

Baby Shop:

Located on the Ground Floor. Dry snacks only and some baby items are available.

Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 10am to 3pm


The NMH Pharmacy offers a prescription and over-the-counter medicine dispensing service to obstetric/gynaecology and neonatal patients. As a hospital pharmacy, it does not operate the community drugs schemes (Medical Card/GMS, Drug Payment Scheme, Long Term Illness Scheme, Hi-Tech).
For patients who have a medical card or for prescriptions costing greater than the €80 monthly threshold for the Drug Payment Scheme, patients are advised to attend a community pharmacy that operates these schemes. We also provide medicines in pregnancy / lactation information service for patients, GPs, community pharmacies and other healthcare professionals.

The pharmacy is located on the 4th floor of The NMH and the opening hours for patient dispensing are:

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 1pm and 1.35pm to 4.30pm.

Dispensary/Medicine Information phone numbers are 01 637 3591/01 637 3485
Email address: pharmacy@nmh.ie

Internet Access

There is public Wi-Fi for patients and visitors available on site.

Pastoral Care

Chaplains: Helen Miley and Angela Neville Egan
Monday to Friday
8am to 4pm
Tel: 01 637 3121
Email: chaplainber@nmh.ie

Patient Advocacy Liaison Service (PALS)

The team in our Quality Department are all trained in patient safety complaints training. The advocates are available Monday to Friday, tel: 01 637 3392 or 01 637 3262.

Further information is available on our website including information about the independent patient advocacy service: https://www.nmh.ie/support-services/patient-advocacy.14334.html

Payment Information

You can contact a member of our patient accounts team between 8am and 4pm on 01 637 3432 or 01 637 3506.

Smoke-free campus

All our hospitals are smoke-free campuses. Smoking is not allowed throughout the hospital and the hospital grounds. Supports available to give up smoking


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Page last reviewed: Nov. 23, 2023, 12:13 p.m.