CHI at Tallaght

CHI at Tallaght

CHI at Tallaght have temporarily relocated its acute paediatric services to its other two children’s hospitals at Crumlin and Temple Street and to its paediatric outpatient and urgent care centre Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. This means the closure of acute paediatric services, such as, inpatients, day cases, out-patients and the Paediatric ED based in Tallaght from midnight Friday 27th March 2020. Due to COVID-19 there is disruption to outpatient clinics – please see below for details on service provision as we deal with this pandemic.

ServiceMedical Team Service Contingency Detail
Endocrinology  & DiabetesDr. Ciara Mc Donnell & Prof. Edna Roche
Helen Fitzgerald - ANP
Tel: 01 414 4110

Ann Mc Crann (Tel: 01 414 4111)
E: diabetes.paediatrics@tuh.ie
The Paediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology Team continue to provide a remote service to all patients and will endeavour to do so for the duration of this crisis.  All remote clinics are still in operation and if you have a current telephone appointment then we plan to ring you as arranged. Patients of the service can ring and leave a message for the team on the usual phone numbers and we will be monitoring the phones and replying to calls between 7:30am & 3:30pm on weekdays ONLY. After hours and at weekends if you have an urgent query please call Tallaght switchboard at 01 414 2000 or Crumlin Switchboard at 01 409 6100 and state that your child is a patient of the Tallaght Paediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology Team and your call will be forwarded to a paediatric doctor.  


Neurology & EpilepsyDr. David Webb
Ann Connolly - ANP
E: Neurologynurse@tuh.ie
Tel: 01 414 2237

Families are advised to contact our service as usual, based in Tallaght outpatients department.  Telephone and email queries to Ann Connolly 8am-2pm, Monday-Friday. 


Cystic FibrosisProf. Basil Elnazir
Geraldine Leen & Geraldine Clancy
Tel: 01 414 2824
The Paedaitric Respiratory, Asthma & Cystic Fibrosis teams will continue to provide service to our patients and will endeavour to do so for the duration of the crisis. All Tele / Remote clinics are still in operation and if you have a telephone appointment then we plan to ring you as arranged. Please continue to use the Tallaght Respiratory, Asthma & Cystic Fibrosis service for all routine queries. Patients of the service can ring and leave a message for the teams on the usual phone numbers and we will be monitoring the phones and replaying between 9am-5pm on Weekdays Only.
After hours and at weekends (if you have an urgent query) please call Tallaght switchboard at 414 2000 or Crumlin Switchboard at 01 409 6100 and state that your child is a patient of the Tallaght Respiratory & Cystic Fibrosis team and your call will be forwarded to a paediatric doctor.


Respiratory & AsthmaProf. Basil Elnazir
Mary Mc Donald - ANP
Catherine Carrig & Mary Devitt
Tel: 01 414 4246 Or 01 414 4751

NeuromuscularProf. Denise Mc Donald
Sinead Brennan
E: Sinead.brennan@tuh.ie
Tel: 01 414 2193 or 414 2000, Bleep 7253

Eimear Culligan - Physiotherapist
E: Eimear.cullligan@tuh.ie
Tel: 01 414 2000, Bleep 7319

Families attending this service are invited to contact the team in Tallaght with any queries. Clinic schedule will continue but appointments will be conducted by telephone. Urgent reviews can be arranged if necessary. Interval prescriptions will be provided on request.
Neurodisability / Child DevelopmentDr. Emma Curtis,
Dr. Joanne Balfe
Prof. Denise Mc Donald
Stephanie Kelly
E: Stephanie.Kelly@tuh.ie
Tel: 01 414 3640

Families are advised to contact our service as usual, based in CHI at Tallaght Outpatient Department. Telephone and email queries to Stephanie Kelly, 9am - 5pm, Tuesday-Friday. On Mondays calls can be directed to the team through clerical co-ordinator Karen Hughes Tel: 414 4797. Urgent reviews can be arranged if necessary


Neurofibromatosis
Type 1
Dr. David Coghlan
Sinead Connolly
Tel: 01 414 2000, Bleep 7186
The NF1 Team will continue to provide a remote service for its patients in Tallaght. Contact may be made with the NF1 Nurse in the usual way via email, telephone or via the Hospital Switchboard 01 414 2000 and requesting bleep 7186. Work hours are from 7:30am - 4:30pm on Wednesdays & Thursdays.

Down SyndromeProf. Eleanor Molloy &
Dr. Joanne Balfe
Fiona Mc Grane
E: Fiona.Mcgrane@tuh.ie
Tel: 087 833 4916 or 01 896 3785 (Office)


Families are advised to contact our service as usual, based in CHI at Tallaght Outpatient Department. Telephone and email queries to Fiona Mc Grane. We will continue to offer urgent services to the children attending our clinic.