Parking Hospital car parks are usually very busy or full. Arrive early as you often have to wait for a space. You can choose to park in the short stay or main car park. Ticket machines accept cash and card. €3 for 4 hours, €6 for 24 hours or €15 for a 7 day ticket.
At the pay and display parking, convenient pay stations are available which accept cash and card.
In the barrier controlled car park you pay for parking when exiting. Weekly car parking passes are available.
Ask your nurse if you might be eligible for parking concessions if your child is frequently at the hospital or has a long admission.
Disabled/blue badge parking
Parking for cars displaying a disabled parking badge in dedicated spaces near the main hospital entrance.
Outpatient department parking – see outpatient information below.
Play specialist Play specialists are part of multi-disciplinary team specialising in normal and therapeutic play for infants, children and young people both inpatients and outpatients of the hospital. A referral may be required – ask your child’s care team for information.
Playroom A playroom is available on the inpatient ward
Paediatric Inpatient Ward The children’s inpatient ward has 16 beds including 8 isolation rooms. It is located on the 1st floor. There is a shower and bathroom available for parents if their child is not in an en-suite room.
Special Care Baby Unit A room is available where parents can rest during the day or stay overnight prior to their infants discharge home. All meals are provided to visiting parents. A letter for subsidised parking may be available – ask your babies nurse. A feeding room and recliners are provided. Incubator covers, knitted hats, blankets and other individualised items are provided and can be taken home.