University Maternity Hospital Limerick
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The car park is located at the front of the hospital. The car park can get full during busy periods. Car parking at University Maternity Hospital Limerick is free of charge.
Due to COVID-19, visiting is not permitted at this time except for partners and support persons of women in the labour ward only. Children are not allowed to visit the hospital. Only one visitor per patient is allowed.
No visitors permitted into our hospitals at the moment so the opening times are not valid to the public. The restaurant is open: Monday to Friday: 8am to 9pm, Saturday: 9am to 9pm and Sundays: 9am to 5pm. The restaurant is closed on Christmas Day, St. Stephen's Day and New Years Day.
Vending machines are situated in the café area.
From Limerick city centre: Route 302 (Henry street to Strand Hotel, Ennis Road), from Limerick Bus / Train station: Route 323 (to Arthur’s Quay), from Tipperary: Route 55, (Tipperary to Limerick Bus Station) + Route 323 and from Ennis: Route 51 (Ennis Bus station to Shannon Airport) + Route 343 (from Shannon towards to The Strand Hotel).
The shop is on the first floor of the hospital. Opening Hours are Monday to Saturday 9am to 9pm, Sunday and bank holidays are 9am to 5pm.
There is an oratory located within the hospital outside the neo natal unit on the ground floor.
The Patient Advocacy Liaison Service (PALS) volunteers help patients and visitors in University Hospital Limerick, Nenagh Hospital and Ennis Hospital. PALS volunteers welcome patients and visitors and help them find their way around our hospitals. They serve in a variety of roles; way-finders, patient companions, information guides. Volunteers also help with any general queries people may have. This could be arranging a taxi or how to give feedback on their hospital experience. They are dressed in red with an embroidered yellow logo. Contact Details Patient Advocacy Liaison Services University Hospital Limerick Dooradoyle Limerick Niamh Hogan, PALS Manager Tel: 061 485259 Email: email@example.com
You can pay your bill over the phone, by post or in person at the patient accounts office. The office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm. Directions: Enter the main entrance and turn immediately right and go through double doors, turn right and Accounts office is second door on the right. Telephone: 061 483195 / 061 483120 / 061 585580 Address: Patient Accounts Office, University Maternity Hospital Limerick, Ennis Road, Limerick.
- Do not visit a patient if you have been sick recently
- Visiting restrictions may have to be put in place from time to time
- Please use hand hygiene gel when you enter and leave the hospital. Clean hands save lives.
- Children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times.
- We have a no flowers policy at University of Limerick Hospitals Group. This is for health and safety reasons.
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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Freedom of Information
Following the birth of your baby an infant security tag is attached to your baby’s leg and stays on until discharge from the hospital. Please inform the midwife if the security tag becomes detached.
Pastoral Care Services
Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland clergy provide pastoral care services. Patients of other denominations may ask a member of staff to contact their religious minister.
The Counselling Department is located in the neonatal unit.
The Bereavement Counselling Midwife provides counselling on request for people following miscarriage, if a baby dies around the time of birth, if a baby is born with a disability or any other crisis that may occur in pregnancy.
Social Work Department
The Social Worker provides a free service and offers support and advice on individual and family difficulties including:
- unplanned/crisis pregnancy
- social isolation and lack of family support
- domestic violence or other instances of abuse
- alcohol and/or drug abuse problems