Baby Clinic Appointments
Some babies continue to attend the hospital as outpatients. These include babies who were admitted to the NICU or babies who were discovered to have certain medical conditions while on the postnatal wards. Should your baby need to return to this clinic you will be given an appointment. The appointment date may be arranged before your discharge, if this isn’t possible it will then be sent to you at home. For everybody's benefit and knowing the pressures of a new baby at home the clinic operates on a strict appointment system.
Baby Clinic Details
|Monday to Friday 9:30 - 13:00hrs
||Tel: (01) 637 3440
Cancelling an Appointment
If you are unable to attend on the date scheduled for you (e.g. because of illness or personal reasons) it is really important that you contact the Clinic secretary as soon as possible to reschedule. This appointment can then be allocated to someone else. Please note that it may be some time before another outpatient appointment becomes available.
Outpatient Appointment Text Messaging Reminder Service
NMH provides an outpatient appointment Text Messaging Reminder Service. The clinic contact number is provided in the text message for parents/guardians to ring if they cannot attend for their Appointment. This service is reliant on the accurate capture of the parents/guardians mobile phone number at discharge.
As queries/concerns can arise, the hospital does provide a number of emergency walk-in appointments. If you have a query regarding your baby it is recommended that you contact the Public Health Nurse or your GP. If the Public Health Nurse or GP wish for you to be seen then a referral letter should be issued and an appointment can be made. The hospital is not funded to provide an emergency service outside of clinic hours (which are 9am - 1pm). However, if your baby requires urgent assistance, please contact us and we will advise you on the best course of action.
The hospital service is only available up to 6 weeks post delivery. If your baby is more than 6 weeks old you should contact your GP or one of the Children’s Hospitals:
|The Children's University Hospital, Temple Street
||(01) 878 4200
|Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin
||(01) 409 6100
|The National Children’s Hospital, Tallaght
||(01) 414 2925
Private Clinic Appointments
The Private Consultant Clinic is run separately to the hospital clinic. If you wish to make an appointment in the Private Clinic please contact the relevant secretary.