Departments in UHK

Maternity & Womens Health Services

Our maternity and Gynaecology unit is one of four units in the South South West Hospital Group and Ireland South Women & Infants Directorate.

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.

Key Services

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.


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

Bereavement Service in Pregnancy Loss: (087) 609 2401

Diabetes Service in Pregnancy: (086) 7872455
Smoking Resource Officer:
(066) 719 5617

Key People

Dr Paul Hughes – Clinical Lead / Consultant O&G
Dr Mary McCaffrey – Consultant O&G
Dr Savita Lalchandani – Consultant O&G
Dr Waleed Khatab – Consultant O&G
Ms Sandra O’Connor – Director of Midwifery