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Medical Social Worker
Nenagh Hospital

Tyone, Nenagh, Tipperary, E45 PT86

Phone: 067 31491

Internal Directions:
Various areas in hospital

Opening hours:
Ward based service

About Medical Social Work

Medical Social Work offer a multidisciplinary support service to patients alongside the medical teams. Patients as well as their families and networks may require support in coping and adjusting to changes in their circumstances because of illness. A Medical Social Worker (MSW) can assist by offering emotional, psychological, social or practical support for patients and their families.

About Medical Social Worker

The Medical Social Work (MSW) team will also respond to any concern or incidents where there are child safeguarding/ protection concerns and domestic violence across the five Hospital sites. We can also be contacted regarding individuals experiencing homelessness, mental health where children are part of the home and vulnerable adults at risk of abuse.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: Inpatient

Who needs to refer you: Social Worker

How to access this service: Inpatient service

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • attend a virtual clinic
  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
  • to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time


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