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Your local health services in the Midwest

Get the right help fast

Know your injury care options

Even a minor injury can cause a major concern. Save yourself extra worry by knowing the best place to go for medical help.

This page is your guide to getting the right help fast. It includes useful contact details for local health services in the Midwest that you or someone you know may need.


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Your pharmacist can advise you on over-the-counter medicines that will help for aches, pains or the common cold. Use the pharmacy finder to help find your local pharmacy in Limerick, Clare or Tipperary

GP / urgent Out of hours

For general and persistent health issues including mental health issues, visit your GP / urgent out-of-hours service. Shannondoc provides an urgent out-of-hours service across County Limerick, County Clare and North Tipperary outside of normal GP operating times.

Tel: 0818 123500 / 061 459500

Limerick Doc provides an urgent out-of-hours service for Limerick City outside of normal GP operating times.

Tel: 087 755 1570

Injury Units

Visit our Injury Units in St. John’s, Ennis and Nenagh Hospitals for broken bones, sprains, and minor burns. Go to your Injury Unit when you need an x-ray, cast, sling, stitches or bandage, but not an overnight hospital stay. Learn what Injury Units can and cannot treat

If you are anxious or unsure where to go, ring your Injury Unit and our expert team can advise you.

St. John’s Injury Unit, Limerick City, tel: 061 462132

Ennis Injury Unit, tel: 065 686 3121

Nenagh Injury Unit, tel: 067 42311

Open every day.


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Emergency Department

For serious or life-threatening emergencies or unexpected illness, you should go to the Emergency Department (ED) or call the emergency services on 112 or 999.

Open 24 hours.

Find out more: Advice for patients attending the ED.

Information for visitors and Hospital service disruptions

This page offers up-to-date information on hospital service disruptions and visitor access.

Further Information

Download a useful, quick reference leaflet here to keep all our numbers handy and in one place.

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