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.

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For general enquiries to the hospital, please contact:

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MRHT Visitor Information

The Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore fully appreciates the importance of a patient having a visit from their loved ones and the very important part a visit plays in their recovery.

Please see below leaflet for general guidance for all visitors to our hospital.

MRHT Visitor Information Leaflet (PDF)

Visiting Hours

The current visiting hours at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore are between 3pm to 4.30pm and 6.30pm to 8.00pm. No more than 2 people should visit a patient at any one time.

MRHT Emergency Department Patient Information

Here at the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore we understand that at times the Emergency Department can be a busy department and our patients can have many questions about what is happening.

Please see our Emergency Department Patient Information leaflet below where we answer the most commonly asked questions by our patients.

MRHT Emergency Department Patient Information Leaflet (PDF)

MRHT Emergency Department Patient Information Leaflet (As Gaeilge) (PDF, size 736.8 KB)

The Emergency Department: How it works and what to expect

MRHT Patient Information Booklet

We know that being admitted to the hospital can be a difficult and worrying time.

This booklet aims to give you and your loved ones information that will help you during your stay.

If you have any questions about the care provided to you or your family member please talk to a member of staff.

MRHT Information for Patients Final May 2024.pdf (size 832.1 KB)

Trauma centre

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.

Pathology Department

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.

Pathology Department opening hours and contact information (PDF, size 95.9 KB, 3 pages)

Pathology Department User Manual 12th Edition Oct 2022 (PDF, size 4.8 MB, 236 pages)

Malaria Request form - Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore (PDF, size 54.3 KB, 1 page)

“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