Out Patients Department: Cavan Monaghan Hospital


The Out-patient Department is on the ground floor, adjacent to the Emergency Department and the Radiology Department.  There is a large Reception Desk where patients check in and out. AMAU/Endoscopy/Day Ward Reception is also located in OPD.  The corridor leading to OPD is both visible and easily accessed from the reception desk in the Main Entrance.   There are a total of 26 Clinical Rooms.   A Breast Feeding Room is also part of the room complement.

The Out-patient incorporates the following clinics:         

  • Surgical
  • Medical                 
  • Renal
  • Gynaecology
  • Obstetrics
  • Palliative Care
  • Oncology
  • Cognitive & Movement Disorder Clinic
  • Minor Ops
  • Pre- Assessment; including anaesthesia pre-assessment clinic for obstetrics and anaesthesia pre-assessment clinic for day case and day of admission surgery
  • A&E Review
  • Phlebotomy
  • Orthoptist
  • Orthopaedics
  • Paediatric – (including Development clinic twice monthly)

Visiting clinics include

Orthopaedics from Navan plus monthly orthopaedic injections

Dermatology from Drogheda plus monthly minor operations

Radiation Oncology from St. Luke’s Dublin

Haematology from Mater Hospital

Neurology from Mater Hospital

Community Clinics

Ophthalmology Service:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday occupy two rooms, one for Consultant Ophthalmologist and one for the Orthoptist, who carries out Visual Fields.

Opthalmology Minor Operations on a monthly basis.

Clinical Nurse Specialists based in OPD include

Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist

Incontinence Nurse Specialist

Bone Densitometry Nurse Specialist

Diabetes Nurse Specialist

Other Nurse Specialists attend Specialist Clinics, these include, Respiratory, Colo-rectal, Stoma Care, Renal, Palliative Care, Liaison Oncology Nurse Specialist.

The Smoking Cessation Nurse Specialist is available to all clinics.


OPD Capacity

On average 6-10 clinics/ day approx 350-400 patients.  This does not include relatives/friends who accompany patients.


Management Structure

OPD services - Assistant Director of Nursing

Clinical Nurse Manager 2

Clinical Midwifery Manager 2

Clinical Nurse Specialist


On entering main doors, pass the Hospital Shop and take the first corridor to the right, go straight down the corridor and you will enter into the waiting area of the OPD.

Hours of Service are 08:00 – 17:00

Contact Details

(049) 437 6141/ 437 6306      (OPD Reception)

(049) 437 6147                  (CNM2 Office)