An emergency casualty service is provided by the Triage Department which is located on the ground floor of the main hospital; this service is available 24 hours, 365 days/year.
This is an adult emergency service for women who have complications during pregnancy and for the first 6 weeks after the birth, or for acute gynaecology emergencies.
Please note if you have a recent history of vomiting and/or diarrhoea please phone us before attending. It is not advisable to bring children to the Triage Department and recording devices are not permitted.
We advise all patients to be seen by their GP before attending the hospital.
You may find our 'Before You Call' and Signs of Labour sections helpful but if you are unsure whether to attend you are welcome to phone for advice:
Tel: (01) 637 3100 (main switch) and ask for Bleep 049
See further details below.