Department of Endocrinology: University Hospital Limerick

Clinical Director Adult Endocrinology: Dr James A O’Hare


  • Acute Diabetic and Endocrine Emergencies
  • Inpatient diabetes care
  • Outpatient diabetes and endocrinology clinics
  • Maternity diabetes and  Endocrine Service
  • Telephone, email advise
  • Diabetes Education

Outpatient Clinic Times

Adult Diabetes

  • Rapid Access Clinic (via Dr O’Hare only)
  • General adult
  • Young Persons (15-30 year)
  • Podiatry (including rapid access)

Appointments and referrals

Appointments and Referrals, University Hospital Limerick
Secretary Phone Fax Email Address
Amy 061 482524 061 485214 Email
Maternity Related Diabetes. Appointments and Referrals, (through University Maternity Hospital, Limerick)
Specialist Nurse Phone  Fax Email Address
Yvonne 061 483481   Email
Endocrinology. Appointments and Referrals, University Hospital Limerick
Secretary Phone  Fax Email Address
April 061482418 061 301165 Email

Related Services Available

  • Thyroid Ultrasound/ Fine Needle Aspirate
  • Isotope Thyroid and parathyroid Scanning
  • MIBG scanning
  • Therapeutic radioiodine

Contacting Dr O’Hare

  • Telephone via switchboard (professional calls only)
  • Secretary 061 482418
  • Dr James A O'Hare Email

Diabetes Patient Education and Support Services

Diabetes Unit 061 482340 (leave message, will be answered)

  • Nurse Led education and prescribing clinic for adults
  • CODE  (Community Orientated Diabetes Education)
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Structured nutrition Education gestational Diabetes
  • Type 2 DM education delivered by community services: DESMOND and CODE
  • Diabetes Support Services