University Hospital Kerry

University Hospital Kerry 
Co Kerry
Phone (066) 7184000

University Hospital Kerry is a large acute hospital situated in Tralee, Co. Kerry providing acute healthcare to the people of Kerry, parts of North Cork and West Limerick. It is the third largest of the southern areas seven acute hospitals providing care to the population of Kerry 145,502 ( 2011 census) which has increased by 3.7% as compared to the 2006. There are presently 300 inpatient beds.

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Our Services

We provide emergency and unplanned specialist care 24 hours a day, every day of the year. From that core is built a comprehensive medical, surgical investigation, diagnosis and treatment for physical illnesses or conditions, injuries or disease for adults and children. Further specialisation is delivered in a small number of areas e.g. care of those with cancer, renal dialysis care. The breath and depth of services at University Hospital Kerry supports a holistic “whole patient” approach to care by allowing immediate and easy involvement of different specialists in any patient’s care.

Patients are admitted to hospital:

  • On a day case basis or as an inpatient
  • At short notice in an emergency through a dedicated emergency department or acute medical assessment unit

We also provide services to patients on an outpatient basis.  

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