University Hospital Limerick

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About UHL

University Hospital Limerick is the Model 4 hospital for the region providing major surgery, cancer treatment and care, emergency department services, as well as a range of other medical, diagnostic and therapy services. It is where all critical care services are located in addition to a 24/7/365 Emergency Department and it is a designated cancer centre.

Emergency and complex surgeries are only undertaken at UHL. The hospital is the hub for the three smaller local hospitals, Ennis Hospital, Nenagh Hospital and St John’s Hospital which manage the majority of their local population through their medical assessment units and inpatient beds.

Patients who require access to critical and complex care are seen at University Hospital Limerick and either stabilised and transferred to a local Model 2 hospital or admitted to UHL if required.

The bed complement is:

  • inpatient 438
  • psychiatry 48
  • day spaces 76

Feedback and Complaints

New Patient Administration and Management System

University Hospital Limerick is introducing a new Patient Administration & Management System. As a result it may take us a little longer than normal to register patient details on our systems. We thank you for your patience and understanding at this time and we apologise for any inconvenience which may be caused over the coming days. Hospital Staff will work to ensure the delays are minimised.

Thank you once again for your patience.