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Patient Category Options

 

  Private Semi-Private Public
Professional Fee Contact your chosen private Consultant's secretary

€900 * professional fee

(may be paid in three instalments)

No fee if resident in the Republic of Ireland for at least 12 months
Antenatal Care Attend Private rooms, Consultant care by chosen consultant Attend Semi-private clinic, Consultant Team care, combined care Attend Outpatients clinic, Doctor/Midwife care
Ultrasound Scans Arranged by Private Consultant, subject to fee Included in Professional Fee, 20 wk scan in Merrion Fetal Health Private Clinic Free of charge
Antenatal Classes within Hospital Daytime classes all free. Evening classes €80 per course (5 week course) Daytime classes all free. Evening classes €80 per course (5 week course) Daytime classes all free. Evening classes €80 per course (5 week course)
Yoga €60 (6 week course) €60 (6 week course) €60 (6 week course)
Labour & Delivery The labour ward midwives will care for you and will inform your chosen Consultant of your admission who will attend the birth of your baby. The labour ward midwives will care for you and the Consultant on call that day will oversee your care. The labour ward midwives will care for you. If any problems arise, the on call Medical Team will oversee your care.
Accommodation Private room where available. (Check with your Private Health Insurer to ensure you are covered for a private room in a public hospital) Private/Semi-private room where available. (Check with your Private Health Insurer to ensure you are covered for a private/semi-private room in a public hospital) Public ward
Postnatal Care - Mother Included in overall fee 6 week check with GP arranged by patient 6 week check with GP arranged by patient
Baby Care Baby check-up on ward by assigned Consultant Paediatrician. 6 week check-up with same Consultant in private Consultant Rooms - Fee applies Baby check-up on ward by Consultant Paediatrician. 6 week check-up with GP arranged by patient Baby check-up on ward by Doctor. 6 week check with GP arranged by patient

Notes regarding the semi-private and private options

Health insurance companies contribute towards the €900* professional fee. If you book into the hospital as a semi-private patient but choose to attend Midwifery led clinics in The NMH or in outlying areas (Bray, Greystones, Loughlinstown, Wicklow Town, Arklow) you will have one of your visits in the semi-private clinic with a Consultant and are liable for a professional fee of €500* at your first visit. This is not the Community Midwifery Service. Women attending the High Risk or Diabetes clinics may avail of the semi-private service by paying a €500* professional fee. 
*These fees are actually €1200 and €800 but health insurance companies contribute approx €298.

An Early Transfer Home service is available to public patients only. The aim of the service is to reduce pressure on public accommodation. This service is therefore unavailable to Private and Semi-private patients.

Semi-private and private patients note that there are fees due to other consultants (paediatrics/laboratory/radiology/anaesthesia). Paediatrics/anaesthetists covered by insurance company.

Pathology balance owed depending on insurance company and policy.  

Radiology fees covered if procedure carried out during admission. Radiology fees are due if requested exams are performed as outpatients.

Patient Charges