Letterkenny University Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital

Letterkenny University Hospital (LUH) is an acute general and maternity Hospital, which forms an integral part of the Health Service Executive North West Region. The Hospital aims to deliver a patient-centred, quality-driven focused service and provides a wide range of diagnostic and support services. LUH is a teaching hospital with links to the National University of Ireland Galway, the Royal College of Surgeons and the Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

About the hospital

Letterkenny General Hospital is a 302 bedded General Hospital, which provides a wide range of acute hospital services on an in-patient, day-case and out-patient basis, services include Intensive Care, Coronary Care, General Medicine, Geriatric care, Renal Dialysis, General Surgical and Urology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatric care (including a Neo-Natal Unit), Orthopaedics and most recently Consultant-led Oncology and Haematology Services.

There is a full range of clinical and non-clinical support services available on-site including four main theatres, CSSD Department, Pathology/ Laboratory Department and a Pharmacy Department. Part of the main Letterkenny General Hospital building includes an Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit. This facility provides 56 beds for patients requiring admission as a result of an acute episode of mental health illness. On the St. Conal's Hospital side of the campus there are two long-stay psychiatric wards.

In the St. Conal's building, Social Therapy and Occupational Therapy Services are provided to psychiatric patients both on an in-patient and day service basis. The Psychiatric Services in St. Conal's Hospital avail of many of the core clinical and non-clinical support departments in the main Letterkenny General Hospital building. These services include Pathology, Pharmacy, Laboratory, Radiology, CSSD, Non-Nursing Services and Catering Services.

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Contact Numbers

Email: consumerservices.luh@hse.ie

Main Hospital Number 074 9125888
Main Fax Number 074 9104651
Out Patients Appointments 074 9123555
Day Services 074 9123539
X-ray Department 074 9123571
Patients Accounts 074 9123508
Hospital Manager - Mr. SeáMurphy 074 9123501
Director of Nursing Dr. Anne Drake 074 9123525
Director of Midwifery – Evelyn Smith  074 9123513