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Monday – Sunday: 8.30 am to 8.30 pm

General Visiting Hours
Monday to Sunday: 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays: 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm

Only two visitors and the woman’s partner or the named person can visit at any one time.

For visiting policy, car park, public transport and more information.

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Patient Care
  • Colposcopy clinic: 01 817 6841
  • Community midwifery services: 01 817 6849/01 817 6850
  • Early pregnancy unit: 01 817 6846
  • Prenatal diagnosis: 01 817 1357
  • Ultrasound department: 01 817 1790
All Contact Numbers
Hospital Info.
  • Day assessment unit:01 817 2524
  • Medical social work: 01 817 1722
  • Paediatric outpatients: 01 817 1728
  • Private clinic: 01 874 2115
  • Patient accounts: 01 817 1763 or 01 817 1764
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – N.I.C.U.

Around 10% of babies will require admission to the neonatal unit.  A large number of our patients are born less than 32 weeks gestation and weigh less than 1500 grams. Small premature babies (born before 34 weeks gestation) and sick bigger babies will be admitted to the neonatal unit for observation, treatment and ongoing care.

More About N.I.C.U.
Support for Parents

Rotunda Hospital has published a booklet on the N.I.C.U. It is written especially for parents with preterm babies.

Rotunda Colposcopy Unit – Frequently Asked Questions

These are some of the common questions that have been asked by women who are worried because of the recent Cervical Check controversy. We appreciate that the current, almost daily media attention related to the cancer audit has caused a significant degree of anxiety and concern for our patients who have attended the colposcopy clinic. If you have specific concerns, please phone the clinic and we will discuss your concerns. However, we have had such a high number of calls over the last three months with general patient concerns and queries that it is now negatively impacting on our ability to provide efficient service to high risk patients who urgently need to access our regular colposcopy service.

Before calling the clinic, we would be grateful if you could review the FAQs below as it is possible that you may find an answer to your particular query.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are worried about a smear result, but have not attended the Rotunda Colposcopy Clinic, please call the CervicalCheck Helpline 1800 45 45 55 or visit the Cervical Check website

Sexual Assault Treatment Unit – S.A.T.U.

SATU is located at the Rotunda Hospital, and the new examination suite is in the hospital’s Colposcopy Unit. There are separate private areas for interviews with the patient, physical and forensic examination as well as bathroom and shower facilities.

Full Info on SATU

Just Pregnant

What type of care do you want? As soon as you find out that you are pregnant, contact the hospital so we can schedule your first antenatal visit (or booking visit). We aim to see women for their booking visit between 12-14 weeks gestation.

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Labour & Birth

Labour and the birth of your baby is one of the most exciting journeys that you will ever go through. After all the anticipation and planning, you will finally get to hold your baby that has been kicking away inside you for months.

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Women's Health

Gynaecology is the clinical area that focuses on the health of the female reproductive system. Our team provides care to women with general and specialised gynaecological problems.

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Rotunda GP Study Evening – April 10th 2019

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Rotunda Delivery – Spring 2019

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15th March 2019

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Have to say great hospital staff are great, food is lovely. Had my baby girl there and two boys. I recommend anyone to have a baby there, they’ve always been great to me.

CiaraAlways been great to me

Nik from Spain delivered our baby Tara yesterday. They were all just so amazing, supportive, calming, professional, and nice to be around. I was contracting for 36 hours and felt so very happy to be there. Not a minute that I wished I was at home for whatever reason. Midwives were amazing! All of them from start to the end. Very grateful.

KikiMidwives were amazing!

I cannot recommend this hospital and its staff highly enough. From the empathetic but honest manner in which they helped my husband and I deal with the heartbreak of three miscarriages to the care and reassurance they provided throughout the course of two subsequent successful pregnancies, I can honestly say that the staff are angels in disguise. You will not receive better ante/ post natal care anywhere!

TrishAngels in disguise

Great hospital, with wonderful staff. I had my baby girl there 2 weeks ago and everything was perfect! Was an amazing experience and I highly recommend this hospital! Thank you to all the people that took care of me and my baby girl.

Anne MarieThank you!

Visited the Rotunda for an elective day case procedure and I have to say I couldn't fault them! From the admitting nurse to the anaesthetist they were amazing! They took my fears seriously and did everything they could. Special mention to Gynae nurses Mikey, Michelle and Ellen. Thank you so much for your kindness, hopefully will be back for a happier event.

Sarah AnneThey took my fears seriously

I was exceptionally happy with the care I received from all concerned. Everyone was kind, professional, caring and gave me time to ask questions. This is my 4th Rotunda stay and all stays have been equally excellent in care terms and in terms of kindness shown. Very well done.

Rotunda MumEveryone was kind

My experiences in the Rotunda have always been excellent. The Rotunda is fortunate to attract such a high calibre of people to work in this noble profession. The level of professional care that I received exceeded my expectations. I very much admired and respected the dedication and hard work of the people who helped to birth my children and care for me after.

Rotunda MumA noble profession

I was given amazing care from all the members of staff as well as all the amazing supportive midwives and doctors from the beginning we walked through the door. Much appreciated. Keep up the amazing job.

Rotunda MumI was given amazing care

Every person I encountered during my stay from midwives, doctors, food staff, cleaning staff were all extremely friendly, polite and accommodated my every need. The theatre staff along with my doctor on the day of my section were also fantastic. A huge thank you to all the day and night midwives that looked after my son and I. They are all a credit to this hospital.

Rotunda MumA credit to this hospital

We wish you all the best, you work great as a team. It makes me proud and happy the fact of being the Rotunda's patient. All staff members treat you with dignity and respect. You're all professional and performers.

Rotunda MumWork as a team

Thank you to all the staff at the Rotunda. Everyone's support, friendliness and genuine level of kindness truly exceeded my expectations.

Rotunda MumExceeded expectations

Staff go over and above the call of duty. Personal interest and care evident throughout all levels of staff. Made an anxious stay into a very reassuring experience

Rotunda MumReassuring experience

Excellent hospital with very professional and hard working staff. Appreciate all that they have done for both my deliveries here.

Rotunda MumHard working staff

I have had a very positive experience here at the Rotunda from start to finish. Excellent staff from nurses, catering, cleaning etc. Very professional and caring. Excellent standard.

Rotunda MumFrom start to finish

It would be wrong to leave without writing to tell you how much I have enjoyed the amazing food I received during my two week stint here. I know it's unusual to like hospital food and believe me, I can be fussy enough but I honestly couldn't have had nicer, healthier and tastier meals anywhere and they were something to look forward to when the days got long! And it wasn't just me who liked it, the other girls loved it too! What's more, the catering staff were all so lovely and friendly and served everything with a smile! Three cheers for y'all and thank you!

SineadSomething to look forward to