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Diabetes in Pregnancy Service
University Maternity Hospital Limerick

Ennis Road, Limerick, Limerick, V94 C566

Phone: 061 483150

Email: NA

Internal Directions:
Main clinic UMHL - Proceed through the front door, take the first right through double doors, proceed past the shop, take the stairs going down and continue straight at the end of the stairs and straight down the corridor to the end

Opening hours:
By appointment, with unscheduled phonecalls as required

About Midwifery/Obsterics/Endocrinology

Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner (RAMP) Diabetes led service, encompasses Diabetes care of women during pregnancy, labour, and the postpartum period. Face to Face combined clinic with a Consultant Endocrinologist once a week on the UMHL site.

About Diabetes in Pregnancy Service

Diabetes in Pregnancy Service provides Diabetes care to women with Gestational Diabetes from diagnosis until discharge home from hospital and women with Type 1 or 2 Diabetes, Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY), Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA) in pregnancy and until 6 weeks post delivery. The service is provided using virtual platforms and face to face clinics.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: High-risk Specialised Care Pathway Pregnant women with Gestational Diabetes, Type 1 or 2 Diabetes, Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) and Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults (LADA)

Who needs to refer you: GP NCHD Consultant

How to access this service: Referral Letter to include name, date of birth, address, LMP, clinical diagnosis, medical history, surgical history, list of co-existing medical conditions, list of comorbidities, list of any past/current mental health issues, list of other medical or surgical services the patient is attending, list of current medications.

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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