Children's Emergency Dept Liaison Service

Children's GP Liaison Office Opening Hours

  • The office is open between 9:30am hrs until 1:30pm Monday to Friday.

Useful Direct line phone numbers

  • Children's OPD Appointment 01 414 2409
  • Please refer Elective Orthopaedics for example "Congenital Displasia of the Hip" to Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin.(OLCHC)
  • Please Note that requests for elective ECG's should be referred to OLCHC 01 409 6466
  • Children's EEG's in Tallaght 01 414 3025


  • The GP liaison nurse in the Children’s Emergency Department is Ms Pauline Deacy.
  • The objective of this service is to improve patient care through effective communication between the children’s emergency department and the General Practitioner and other community services.
  • The GP can contact the GP Liaison nurse to access information such as test results and radiology reports. Assistance with queries is also available.  
  • The GP Liaison nurse can also offer guidance with regard to the appropriate referral process required for a patient.
  • The GP Liaison nurse will keep the GP up-to-date with regard to the patients’ condition and follow-up needs.


  1. Please type the letter if possible.
  2. Please ensure patient contact details such as name, address, phone number and date of birth are legible.
  3. Enclose your fax number if you wish a discharge summary to be sent by return fax.

 Triage Process for GP referrals to the children’s emergency department

  • Please ring ahead on 01 414 3558 if you are concerned about a patient or need advice.
  • Children referred by a GP will undergo exactly the same triage process as a child attending without a GP letter.
  • Children will  be seen first by a triage nurse, they are then allocated a category based on the child’s condition and will be reviewed sooner if their condition changes. 

Referral process to Children's OPD

Paediatric Outpatients Appointments Tel: 01 414 2409/414 2410 between the hours of 9:30am -12pm and 2pm-4pm

Private Appointments Tel: 01 414 2183

X-ray Appointments only Tel: 01 414 3762

Phlebotomy appointments for children is available by appointment only - appointments must be booked online, appointments are available on Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm (closed for lunch 12:30pm-1:30pm Approx) Friday Mornings Only 8am-12pm




Specialist Nurse

Secretary Appointments

Dr. David CoghlanRapid Access Clinic/ General Medicine / Early Childhood DevelopmentalTriona McGlynn Bleep 2476Tel: 01 414 2410
Dr. Rosemary ManningGeneral Medicine / HeadachesDeirdre O'Shea Bleep 2955Tel: 01 414 2410
Dr. Peter GreallyRespiratory /Allergy/ General Medicine/ Sleep Studies/ Cystic FibrosisMary McDonald Bleep 7302TEL: 01 414 2410
Dr. Basil El NazirRespiratory/ General Medicine / Allergy/ Cystic FibrosisMary Mc Donald Bleep 7302TEL: 01 414 2410 /414 2996
Dr. Shoana QuinnGastroenterology / General Medicine TEL: 01 414 2183
Dr. Ann Marie BroderickGastroenterology TEL: 01 414 2410
Mr. Sami AwadallaSurgeryOrla Cummins Bleep 7309TEL: 01 414 2410
Mr.. Brian SweeneySurgeryOrla Cummins Bleep 7309TEL: 01 414 2410
Mr. Sri ParanSurgery/ Urology/ EnuresisOrla Cummins Bleep 7309TEL: 01 414 2410
Dr. Edna RocheEndocrinologyJacqueline Lyons Bleep 7303Tel: 01 414 2181
Dr. Ciara Mc DonnellDiabetes MellitusAdrienne Brennan Bleep 7301TEL: 01 414 4110
Dr. Emma Curtis / Dr. Joanne BalfeChild Development / General Medicine /Speech Delay/Intellectual Disability/ AutismStephanie Kelly Bleep 2615TEL: 01 414 4823
Dr. Denise Mc DonaldGeneral Medicine/ Neurodisability (Motor Delay/ Physical DisabilityStephanie Kelly Bleep 2615TEL: 01 414 2671
Mr. Don Mc Shane / Mr. Brendan Conlon/ Mr. John KinsellaENTSharon Wallace Bleep 3007TEL: 01 414 2410
Conor EnglishPlaster NurseBleep 2354TEL: 01 414 4791
Dr. David WebbNeurologyAnn Connolly ANP Bleep 2625TEL: 01 414 2410
Dr. Ciara FarrellChild Adolescent Mental HealthCaroline McGrath Bleep 1154Tel: 01 414 4802
Dr Aideen ByrneAllergyFionnuala Heraghty Bleep 7101Tel:: 01 414 2410
Sharon MoranGP LiaisonBleep 7253Tel: 01 414 2396 / 087 985 7027
Ger LeenCystic Fibrosis NurseBleep 7300Tel: 01 414 2824 
Deirdre O'SheaChildren's Pain NurseBleep 2955Tel: 01 414 2338 


Patient Advice

Patient Information leaflets are available to download. We recommend that the GP/practice nurse/public health nurse discuss the leaflet and its contents with the parent/guardian prior to its distribution.

Please set your printer to short edge duplex and double sided if you want to print the leaflet on a single A4 page.

Please click here to access patient advice leaflets.