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.


Across our Youtube Playlists, we have a number of series of Antenatal, Labour and Postnatal as well as Breast-feeding Instructional Videos to support Mom-To-Be on her journey.


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


Kells Ward (Gynaecology): (066) 7184319

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 Waleed Khattab Clinical Lead Consultant Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Dr Savita Lalchandani Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr Lelia Sarlau Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr Shingil Bati Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr. Ahmed Hussain – Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist – temporary

Ms Sandra O’Connor Director of Midwifery

Ms Mary Stack Courtney Assistant Director of Midwifery

Ms Janice McHugh Business Manager Women and Infants Directorate UHK.