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Medical Social Worker
University Maternity Hospital Limerick

Ennis Road , Limerick, Limerick, V94 C566

Phone: 061 483152

Internal Directions:
Medical Social Worker services are held in the 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 to clinc

Opening hours:
8.30am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm

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

Medical social workers are social workers who help people who are in hospital. Our main role is to help patients and their families with any psychological, emotional, social or practical difficulties during their hospital stay. Medical social workers particate as part of the multidisciplinary team

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: Expectant Mums, Neo natal babies, Follow-up after delivery

Who needs to refer you: On Call Service

How to access this service: Consultants, GPs, Midwifery can refer into this 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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