Ennis Hospital

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Ennis Hospital is part of the UL Hospitals group and provides a range of services including a Local Injuries Unit and a Medical Assessment Unit. Services currently provided at Ennis Hospital include:

About Ennis Hospital

Ennis Hospital was offically opened on October 4th 1940, and is part of the University of Limerick Hospitals Group. Ennis hospital serves the County of Clare in addition to the many patients from other parts of the Mid-west attending there for ambulatory care services. Under the Acute Medicine Programme, Ennis Hospital`s Local Emergency Centre (12 hour emergency department service) has evolved into an Urgent Care Centre comprising of a Local Injuries Unit and a Medical Assessment Unit since 8th of July 2013.

Site Governance on a day-to-day basis is provided by the Operational Director of Nursing , while the Site Administrator works with the individual directorates within UL Hospital to ensure the achievement of the UL hospitals objectives.

Bed Complement

A new 50-bed unit was opened in April 2013 and all patient rooms in this unit are single ensuite bedrooms. This is the latest in a series of developments.

As well as 50 inpatient beds there are also:

  • 12 day beds
  • Seven endoscopy beds
  • Eight MAU trolleys and
  • Six LIU trolleys
  • 40 Acute Psychiatric beds attached to the acute Mental Health Unit.

Contact Details

Tel: 065 6863100
Fax: 065 6820476

Email: enquiries.ennisgeneral@hse.ie