Last updated 7 August 2020, 8:37 p.m.

Important Information for Physicians and UPMC Kildare Hospital Patients: Our hospital is open and operating on a regular schedule during the Midlands lockdown. Be assured we are taking every precaution to keep our patients and staff safe.

Information for Patients and Visitors Attending UPMC Hospitals:

Our UPMC Hospitals in Ireland are supporting the HSE during this Covid-19 crisis.

If you are a patient or a consultant operating out of one of our hospitals and you have a concern, please contact your consultants office directly or through the hospital on 051 337400 (Whitfield) or 045 982300 (Kildare).

If you are due to attend a UPMC Hospital, please consider the following:

  • In the past 14 days, have you been tested and/or treated for COVID -19?
  • In the past 14 days, have you been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19 and been advised to self-isolate?
  • Do you currently have a new onset of respiratory symptoms, persistent cough or shortness of breath, and/or a fever?

If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, please contact us on 051 337400 (Whitfield) or 045 982300 (Kildare) in advance of your appointment. Do Not attend the Hospital.

Additional Information:

We operate with your safety in mind. Our cleaning team cleans and sanitizes all high-touch items in public areas at least daily. With the onset of COVID-19, these regular cleanings are increased in our facilities.

For your safety we have implemented a number of precautionary measures in response to the Covid-19 crisis:

  • Visiting restrictions are in place:
    • Inpatient visiting is prohibited.
    • Outpatients should only be accompanied when strictly necessary.
  • All patients on entry to the hospital will be required to:
    • Perform hand hygiene.
    • Have their thermal body temperature checked.
  • Social distancing measures are in place throughout the hospital
  • Restaurant is open for take away service only.
  • On the day of your appointment you should attend no earlier than your appointed time.

We are committed to your safety. Thank you for your cooperation.

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