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Waterford Regional Hospital


The Waterford Regional Hospital Cancer Centre is 3km from the city centre and is situated on the Dunmore road (signposted Dunmore RWaterford Hospital Logo684)

Dunmore RoadWaterford Regional hospital

Waterford CityCo Waterford

Main Hospital Phone Number +353 (051) 842000

Waterford Regional Hospital Mission Statement

"Together we will provide quality patient care, delivered by skilled and valued staff, through the best use of available resources"

We are one of the eight cancer centres of the HSE National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP) and one of two centres in the HSE South Network.  We provide cancer services chiefly to people who live in Waterford, Wexford, Kilkenny and South Tipperary.

Our cancer services include tests to diagnose cancer, surgical cancer treatments, oncology consultations, chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments (St Lukes Hospital, Dublin, Whitfield Hospital, Waterford and Cork University Hospital).

About Waterford Regional Hospital Cancer Centre

Waterford Regional Hospital is built on the site of the former Ardkeen Hospital. The new hospital was incrementally constructed between 1988 and the mid 1990’s. The current layout consists of one main building and seven smaller external (former Ardkeen hospital) buildings.

The main building accommodates all the wards, the Regional Department of Laboratory Medicine, diagnostic services including the Dept of Radiology, Cardiac Diagnostic Dept and Endoscopy Dept, 10 outpatient suites, the Pharmacy Dept, catering services, the regional Laundry service, Medical Records Dept, the Hospital Chapel and the administration section. A spacious main foyer has a restaurant and a shop.

As the regional hospital for the south eastern region the following table summarises the specialties which provide in-patient, day care, outreach and outpatient care,

The Emergency Medicine Dept (A&E) dept incorporates a Medical Assessment Unit and a Minor Injuries Unit.

WRH is to have 2 Linear Accelerators on site as part of Satellite Unit of Cork University Hospital as part of the National Plan for Radiation Oncology (NPRO)

Regional Services: Waterford City and County Services:
  • ·     Oncology,
  • ·     Haematology
  • ·     Palliative Care,
  • ·     Breast Care
  • ·     Radiation Oncology (1 Consultant post joint Appointment with CUH & WRH  plus 1 Visiting Consultant from St Lukes Hospital Dublin and visiting Consultants from Whitfield Hospital.)
  • ·     ENT,
  • ·     Ophthalmology
  • ·     Neonatal, 
  • ·     Rheumatology,
  • ·     Dermatology,
  • ·     Nephrology & Renal Dialysis
  • ·     neurology
  • ·     Orthopaedic Trauma.
  • ·     Pathology
  • ·     Neurology
  • ·     Adult Cystic Fibrosis Service
  • ·     Cardiac Interventional Service
  • ·     Regional Dept of Laboratory Medicine – Consultant Pathologists, Microbiologists and Haematologists are based at WRH
  • Pain Services
  • ·     General Medicine
  • ·     Endocrinology
  • ·     Gastroenterology
  • ·     General Surgical,
  • ·     Obstetrics and Gynaecology (note the Regional NICU is  WRH  hence In – Utero transfers from other hospitals in HGSE are received)
  • ·     Paediatrics,
  • ·     Acute Psychiatry
  • ·     Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Respiratory Services


Services Provided

Breast Clinic

Patient information: NCCP Patient Information Booket

How to get here

Waterford Cancer Care Team

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