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On Arrival

On arrival, you will be met by a member of staff from the admissions office who will help you to complete the necessary admission forms and who will take brief notes of your medical history.You will then be taken to the ward where you will meet nursing staff and be examined by a doctor.

What you will require

Comfortable, casual clothing, fireresistant night wear and toiletries including towels. You are requested not to bring electric blankets, kettles, irons or hot-water bottles.

Safe keeping

Valuables, such as expensive jewellery and large sums of money should be returned to your home or immediately deposited in the hospital’s Cash Office, for safe-keeping.The hospital is not responsible for items kept in patients’ rooms. Portable TV sets are not allowed in certain wards, please check with the nursing staff. Alcoholic beverages and any drugs obtained outside the hospital are strictly prohibited.

Medicines

Prescription drugs brought into the hospital will be held by the Pharmacy for a period of seven days after which they will be destroyed. Relatives are requested to remove or reclaim such drugs during this time.

Accommodation

The hospital has a variety ofaccommodation which is allocated by the clinical team.

Your Clinical Team

You will be under the care of a Consultant Psychiatrist and a clinical team comprised of a medical registrar, a nurse, a psychologist, a social worker and an occupational therapist.Your primary nurse or the nurse on duty on your ward will assist if you need to contact any member of the team.

Transfers between wards

During your time at the hospital, your team, in consultation with you, may transfer you to another ward as part of your treatment.

Privacy

The hospital is committed to respecting your privacy and we will do everything we can to ensure this is achieved. In the interests of privacy of others, socialising in other patients rooms is discouraged.

Referrals

Saint John of God Hospital provides a service to and takes referrals from the country as a whole and provides an inpatient facility for the Community Psychiatric Service for South East Dublin based at Cluain Mhuire, Newtown Park Avenue, Blackrock.

Transfers between wards

During your time at the hospital, your team, in consultation with you, may transfer you to another ward as part of your treatment.

Privacy

The hospital is committed to respecting your privacy and we will do everything we can to ensure this is achieved. In the interests of privacy of others, socialising in other patients rooms is discouraged.

Referrals

Saint John of God Hospital provides a service to and takes referrals from the country as a whole and provides an inpatient facility for the Community Psychiatric Service for South East Dublin based at Cluain Mhuire, Newtown Park Avenue, Blackrock.

Cost of Admission/Payment Method

Cost of Admission/Payment Method

An estimate of the cost of your admission can be provided to you by the Accounts or Admissions Office at 01-277 1400
Payment can be made in three ways:

  1. Cash Payment
  2. Private Health Insurance – see list of providers below
  3. Non-insured patient of the Cluain Mhuire Community Mental Health Service

IMPORTANT NOTICE – PLEASE READE CAREFULLY

It is essential that a patient knows their level of insurance cover as all policies vary. Some policies may pay one hundred per cent of the costs; others may only pay a percentage, resulting in the patient/policy-holder incurring a significant payment upfront. Where there is a shortfall on the policy, you will be required to pay this on admission. Your insurance company can provide details on the level of cover provided in the policy.

Saint John of God Hospital deals directly with the following private health insurers:

  • VHI (Voluntary Health Insurance)
  • GloHealth
  • Laya
  • AVIVA
  • ESB Medical Provident Fund
  • Saint Paul's Garda Medical Aid
  • Prison Officers Society
  • Non-Insured Patients

The Hospital does not run a walk-in assessment unit.

Saint John of God Hospital
Stillorgan, Co Dublin

Tel: 01 2771400
Fax: 01-288 1034

Admission Office

Tel: 01 2771450
Fax 01-277 1455

Outpatient Appointments

Tel: 01 2771440
Fax: 01-288 5107

Adolescent Assessments

Tel: 01 2771544
Fax: 01-277 1637