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Children's Ark Inpatient beds Paediatric High Dependency Unit
University Hospital Limerick

St Nessan's Road, Limerick, Limerick, V94 C566

Phone: 061 482172

Email: -

Internal Directions:
Enter the front door of the UHL hospital, take a right past the shop, follow the curved wall which winds right along a large corridor, you will pass another shop on the right and the Paediatric Department is at the first set of double doors on the left after the shop area

Opening hours:
24 hours 7 days a week

About Paediatric

Paediatrics is the area of medicine that manages medical conditions affecting infants, children and young people.

About Children's Ark Inpatient beds Paediatric High Dependency Unit

Children's Ark is a 52 inpatient bed unit with children < 2 years on the Rainbow ward, and children > 2 years on the Sunshine ward. There are also two High Dependency beds which manage the care of critically-ill children. This is the only unit outside of Dublin

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: Critically ill Children

Who needs to refer you: On Call Service

Referral Information: Referral Letter to include name, date of birth, address, any relevant medical information specific to the referral, list of current medications prepared by On Call Services

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • attend at less social hours to facilitate extended operating hours of services
  • attend a virtual clinic
  • complete a checklist on day before coming to hospital (the checklist will be provided with your appointment letter)


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