Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore
The Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore (MRHT) provides acute-care hospital services including a 24-hour emergency department and is the regional centre for Orthopaedics, Otolaryngology, Oncology, Haematology, Nephrology and Rheumatology.
It is the receiving centre for all trauma activity. The hospital currently operates with 195 inpatient beds. This includes 93 medical beds, 68 surgical beds, elective theatres, trauma theatre 24/7 and day surgery operating through a day hospital with 23 day beds.
MRHT is the largest hospital in the Midlands of Ireland. It serves a population within the four counties of Laois, Offaly, Longford and Westmeath but also receives in growing numbers year on year activity from the counties of Tipperary, Galway, Roscommon, Kildare and other surrounding counties to a lesser extent.
High-quality service commitment
The hospital is a three-storey structure with a floor area of 27,500 square metres. It is approaching its 10th year in operation. The convenient access to MRHT, situated off the main national motorway, is a major attraction to patients seeking ready access to high quality services. MRHT has a staff of 1050 and is the one of the largest employers in the Midlands. All staff are highly committed to the delivery of high-quality service.
The Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore (MRHT) is now part of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group and is establishing its role within this wider network. The work of the Hospital Group has enabled the development of elements of service delivery and further opportunities will be sought as the strategic work of the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group unfold.
The Pathology Department at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore (MRHT) is comprised of the following key disciplines: Biochemistry, Blood Bank, Haematology, Histopathology and Microbiology. All laboratories are situated together on the ground floor of the hospital.
“The Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore will continue our work to build upon existing strengths to enhance and complement the range of services available to the population we serve.”
Catriona McDonald, General Manager, Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore