University Hospital Kerry
University Hospital Kerry (UHK) is a dynamic and fast paced, large Model 3 Acute Hospital situated in Tralee, Co. Kerry. As a member of the South/South West Hospital Group, UHK the third largest hospital within the Group, has close links to the tertiary referral centre at Cork University Hospital. As a teaching hospital UHK is affiliated with University College Cork as its primary academic partner.
With substantial bed capacity, UHK provides a comprehensive acute healthcare service to the population of Kerry and surrounding catchment areas of North Cork and West Limerick, totalling circa 150,000 people. These services are provided by our dedicated highly trained multi-disciplinary specialist teams who are respected and experienced professionals. The hospital’s comprehensive range of service delivery spans across Inpatient, Outpatient, Daycase, and Emergency Department care on a 24/7 basis. Onsite specialist teams include Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics, Neonatal, Critical care, Coronary care, Maternity, Orthopaedics, Palliative and Mental health.
Onsite specialist teams include Medical, Surgical, Paediatrics, Neonatal, Critical Care, Coronary Care, Maternity, Orthopaedics, Palliative and Mental Health.
The hospital’s comprehensive range of service delivery spans across Inpatient, Outpatient, Daycase, and Emergency Department care on a 24/7 basis.
UHK proudly boasts a state of the art modern Endoscopy Unit accredited in the provision of National Cancer Screening Service in additional to providing Endoscopy diagnostic care. The hospital also delivers tremendous Dialysis and Oncology services on a day care basis to its patients.
The breath and depth of services at University Hospital Kerry supports a holistic “whole patient” approach to care by allowing immediate involvement of different specialists in any patient’s care. Indeed the ethos and many of the values of UHK are reflected in the colouring of its Masthead, Blue representing Trustworthiness – In Good Hands, Teal representing Safety & Reliability, a vital resource for Kerry and Purple representing compassion, professionalism and wisdom – The Expertise of its staff.