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University Hospital Waterford

Phone : 051 848 000

Dunmore Road, Waterford City, Waterford, X91 ER8E

Map and directions For University Hospital Waterford

Hospital Group: South/Southwest Hospital Group

Visiting Hours

  • Visiting is from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 7pm every day.
  • 1 visitor unless there is an arrangement with the Ward/Unit Manager.

Please tell Security staff on arrival where you are going. 

Please comply with any infection prevention and control precautions such as mask wearing, use of alcogel etc.

Please note that at any time a ward may be in Outbreak and in such instance visiting is not facilitated to that ward.

If the hospital is experiencing a significant number of Outbreaks visiting may be restricted with visiting only facilitated in exceptional circumstances by arrangement with the Ward or Unit Manager.

If this happens, you can drop off or collect patients’ belongings to the designated area in the Main Foyer. Please make sure that any drop off is labelled.

Do not come to the hospital if you feel unwell or have cold or flu symptoms, vomiting or diarrhoea.

Special arrangements will be made for very unwell patients or patients with exceptional circumstances. These arrangements should be made directly between family members and the Ward or Unit Manager.

Maternity department

Your nominated support partner is welcome to attend for appointments on your pregnancy Journey and flexible visiting is in place postnatally.

People accessing the hospital need to abide by the various measures in place. Relatives of patients should identify one person who will be the contact for the relevant unit or ward.

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, 11:09 a.m.