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Regional Hospital Mullingar

Phone : 044 934 0221

Longford Road, Mullingar, Westmeath, N91 NA43

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Hospital Group: Ireland East Hospital Group

Visiting Hours

  • Visiting times are 2.30pm to 3.30pm and 6.30pm to 8pm. Two visitors per patient are allowed during each visiting period.
  • Wash your hands regularly when visiting.
  • Stay within the bed space of the patient you are visiting. Do not interact with other visitors or patients.
  • Do not visit the hospital if you feel unwell, especially if you have any respiratory or flu like symptoms, or have vomiting and diarrhoea.
  • Children under 12 years should only visit in exceptional circumstances. They need permission in advance from the Ward Manager.

Current Visiting Guidelines by Ward/Unit

Covid positive in-patients

  • Visiting will only by facilitated via Ward Manager in exceptional circumstances.

Medical and surgical wards

  • Visitors need to check in at security when they arrive.
  • There may be a requirement to control access to RHM in view of the evolving Public Health situation.

Rehabilitation unit

  • Visiting is facilitated by arrangement with the Rehab Ward Manager.

Maternity wards

  • Nominated support partner can attend the EPU department when their partner is having their scan.
  • Nominated support partner can attend the 12 week scan.
  • Nominated support partner can attend the 20 week scan.
  • Nominated support partner can be with the mother through labour, birth or caesarean section.
  • Nominated support partner may visit Ante-Natal and Post Natal ward daily from 10am to 1pm and from 5pm to 8pm.
  • Siblings and Grandparents of the new-born may visit between 6pm to 8pm.
  • Rest period for mothers in place from 1pm to 5pm (strictly NO visiting at this time).

Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU)

  • Parents can visit their baby in the Special Care Baby Unit. Mother can visit and partner is permitted to visit following arrangement with the Ward Manager.

Paediatric ward

  • One parent, guardian or carer is supported to be with their child during the hospital admission. 
  • The accompanying person must not have symptoms of Covid-19, must not be a suspected or a confirmed case of Covid-19 and must not be subject to restricted movements for any other Public Health reason.

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • Visiting is facilitated by arrangement with the ICU Ward Manager or nurse in charge.

Critical and compassionate grounds

  • On critical and compassionate grounds, further visits can be arranged through the relevant Ward Manager.

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. 29, 2023, 2:26 p.m.