Dr. Stephen Higgins

TitleDr Stephen Higgins
Department of Palliative Medicine, Tallaght University Hospital
Contact DetailsPhone: 01 414 2032
Email: Stephen.higgins@tuh.ie
SpecialtyPalliative Medicine


Graduated from University College Dublin – 1995
Membership of Royal College of Physicians of Ireland – 1998
Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Palliative Medicine - 2003


Irish Specialist Registrar Training Scheme in Palliative Medicine – 1999 to 2003
Consultant in Palliative Medicine, St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney, London – 2004 to 2005
Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Tallaght University Hospital, D24 & Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Harold’s Cross – 2005 to present
Medical Director, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services – 2011 to present


DML Regional Lead on working group of HSE Palliative Medicine Clinical Programme – 2012 to 2014
Board Member, Hospice Africa Ireland 2008 to 2014

Professional Memberships

Irish Association for Palliative Care
Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain & Ireland