University Hospital Kerry

University Hospital Kerry

Visiting Times:

Normal Visiting Arrangements
  • The visiting hours for University Hospital Kerry are as follows:
  • 2pm to 4pm & 6pm to 8pm
  • Visit by appointment only through the visiting co-ordinator, Phone: 087 1138053

 Extended Visiting Times for Husbands/Partners to Maternity are 12.30pm – 8.30pm

Visiting to the Special Care Baby Unit (Emily Ward) is restricted to parents.  Parents are requested not to visit the unit during handover times of 08.00-09.00 and 20.00 -21.00.  In sensitive cases please liaise with the ward manager. 

Visits to patients in the Intensive Care Units are restricted. Please talk to the nurses in charge. They will let you know if it is possible to visit.

Anyone with any queries about visiting times or visiting a particular ward should ring the hospital in advance on Tel: (066) 7184000.

Where children are allowed to visit with relatives or friends, kindly explain the need to respect the rights of the patient’s peace and quiet. Children, at all times, must be under direct parental/guardian supervision.

Online Health Appointments (using video)

Online antenatal appointments are available now in UHK. You will get more information along with your booking letter. Please use the link provided in the booking letter to log in.

Our maternity ante-natal, intra-natal and post-natal services include a gynaecology department with outpatient, inpatient, ambulatory gynae, fertility, urogynaecology, menorrhagia, ambulatory gynae and colposcopy clinics. We provide one-to-one midwife care in labour providing familiarity and reassurance. At our antenatal clinics waiting times are short and women are afforded significant quality time with the midwife.

Key People:

Dr Waleed Khattab – Clinical Lead Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Savita Lalchandani – Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Lelia Sarlau - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Shingil Bati - Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Ms Sandra O’Connor – Director of Midwifery

Ms Mary Stack Courtney - Assistant Director of Midwifery

Ms Janice McHugh - Business Manager Women and Infants Directorate UHK


Via UHK Switch
Tel: (066) 7184000

 Fetal Assessment Unit: (066) 718 4123

Emily Ward (Neo-Natal): (066) 718 4349

Ardfert/Labour Ward (Ante-Natal): (066) 718 4324
Gallarus/Postnatal Ward (Gynaecology): (066) 718 4318
Infant Feeding / Lactation Consultant: (087) 095 2046
Kells Ward (Gynaecology): (066) 7184319

Bereavement Service in Pregnancy Loss: (087) 609 2401

Infant Feeding/Lactation Consultant:(087) 0952046
Diabetes Service in Pregnancy: (086) 7872455
Smoking Resource Officer: (066) 719 5617