Conolly Norman Ward

Phone 01 4103137

Conolly Norman Ward is a mixed admission ward, opened in 1989, in the Jonathan Swift Clinic of St James’s Hospital, Dublin.

What does Conolly Norman offer?

Conolly Norman Ward provides a dedicated service to care of the older person with mental health problems. Conolly Norman provides specialist assessment, interventions and treatment for people over 65  with mental health problems who need to be admitted to an acute hospital.

What is Conolly Norman Ward like?

It is a comfortable ward which is part of the general hospital. 

There are 9 beds. There is one 6 bed dorm and three single rooms. You will have a bed, locker and wardrobe. There is a privacy curtain around each bed.

What staff will I meet at the Unit?

We a Clinical Nurse Manager 2, two Staff Nurses, one Healthcare Assistant and Household Staff. You will also will meet the Porter, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychologists’ and the Pharmacist. There is a chaplaincy service available.

The Irish Advocacy Network work on the Unit at certain times during the week, usually on a Thursday.

You will continue to have contact with members of your local community mental health team during your stay.

What are the meal times?

08.30 am Breakfast

10.30 am Tea

12.00 pm Lunch

3.00 pm Tea

5.00pm Evening Tea

8.30pm Evening snack

What are the visiting times?

2.00pm – 4.00pm

6.00pm – 8.00pm

How long can I expect to stay?

It’s difficult to say exactly how long you might be in hospital. However, the length of stay is usually short. As soon as your mental state begins to improve we will refer you to your Community Mental Health Team, Day hospitals or Home.

Contact details

Phone: 01 410 3137