Beech Day Ward - Children's

LocationLevel 2, Tallaght Hospital

To speak to a member of the nursing staff please ring (01) 414 2295 between the hours of 2pm-4pm

To speak to the admission officer please telephone (01) 414 2005 between the hours of 9am-4pm.

Visiting Hours

Strict Visiting times are 3pm-4pm and 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Visitors are regarded as an important part of the patient's day and are very welcome.  The welfare of the patient must, however, always be taken into consideration. If the patient is likely to become unduly upset or tired, certain visiting restrictions may be imposed. Patients need adequate rest to help the healing process

How to Find Us

Beech Ward is located on Level 2 of the hospital, enter the National Children's Hospital and you will find the Ward directly in front of you. For security reasons the entrance is locked at all times but please ring the bell and a member of staff will let you in.  

Description of Beech Day Ward - Children's

Beech Day Ward is a 10 bedded ward located on the main Beech Ward. 

Key Points When Attending the Day Ward

When you arrive your child will first be seen by our admissions officer, your child will then be admitted by a nurse. Following this a doctor will see you and your child where she or he will obtain a consent for your child's procedure. If you have any worries or concerns please do not hesitate to mention it to any of these staff on your arrival.

General Points When Attending the Day Ward

Due to limited space only the parents/guardians and the child should attend the Day Ward.
Please do not attend if your child is unwell instead ring 01-414 2295, they will offer advice and arrange an alternative appointment.
It is important that your child brings pyjamas (night clothes) to change into for Theatre.
The Surgical lists runs throughout the day, emergencies can occur resulting in delays and your understating would be appreciated. We will keep you informed on the day.
If your child has special dietary requirements we ask you to bring in his/her own food. While special dietary requirements are catered for by the hospital it can be difficult to source specific foods at short notice.
Post operative pain information leaflets will be given to you on your child's discharge, but be prepared and have Calpol and Brufen at home. For more information on pain relief click on this link: managing your childs pain at home Additional Information can be obtained from the following links:Morning Surgery | Afternoon Surgery For Health & Safety reasons we would ask parents and visitors that HOT DRINKS are not allowed to be brought onto the wards