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Perinatal Mental Health Service
University Maternity Hospital Limerick

Ennis Road , Limerick, Limerick, V94 C566


Phone: 061 483116

Email: SPMHS.UMHL@hse.ie


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 to clinic

Opening hours:
8.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm Monday to Friday

About Obstetrics

Obstetrics is the area of medicine concerned with pregnancy, the delivery of babies and the welfare of the mother. Consultant obstetricians work closely with midwives in all aspects of routine and complex antenatal care, care of the mother and baby during delivery, and post natal support.

About Perinatal Mental Health Service

The Specialist Perinatal Mental Health service provides support for the mental health needs of women during the antenatal period and up to one year after birth. The perinatal mental health team is multidisciplinary and includes a Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Clinical Midwife Manager, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Mental Health Social Worker and Occupational Therapist.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: All patients

Who needs to refer you: Consultant GP

How to access this service: Referral Letter to include name, date of birth, address, any relevant medical information specific to the referral, 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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