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Maternity Registration Form

Maternity Registration Form

Even if you've had a baby at the Coombe in the past, all maternity patients must fill in a Patient Registration Form. Please return the completed form to us in order to receive your first appointment. Click the word 'more' (below) to download a copy of the form.

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Medical Social Worker

The Medical Social Work Department service is available to all Gynaecology, Obstetric and Neonatal patients who attend the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital. The Medical Social Workers are attached to various medical teams. The Medical Social Work Service is available both antenatally and postnatally.

THE MEDICAL SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT

The Medical Social Work Service is available to counsel and support you with issues relating to:-

  • Unplanned/Crisis pregnancy
  • Adoption
  • A pregnancy if you are under the age of 18 years
  • Substance misuse (including alcohol and drugs)
  • Domestic Violence
  • Bereavement
  • Pregnancies complicated by fetal anomalies
  • The admission of a baby to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Child care issues
  • Child Welfare/Protection issues

ACCESSING THE SERVICE

To access the Medical Social Work Service, you can present to the Medical Social Work Department and give your details to the Medical Social Work Department Receptionist. Alternatively, a member of staff in the hospital can complete a referral form to refer you to the Medical Social Work Department. Where appropriate, an appointment will be offered to you by the allocated Medical Social Worker. There is a waiting list in operation, which is reviewed weekly.

ENTITLEMENTS

If your enquiry relates to Social Welfare entitlements, please contact your local Citizens Information Centre. If a hospital letter is required confirming your pregnancy or delivery, the Medical Social Work Department's Receptionist will be able to provide this for you.

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

The Medical Social Work Department is open Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5pm. The contact numbers are:- Telephone 01 4085617, Facsimile 01 4085259. There is an answering machine on which it is safe to leave your details and the Medical Social Work Department Receptionist  will return your call as soon as it is possible.

Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital
Cork St.
Dublin 8.

Tel: +353-1-408 5200
Fax: +353-1-453 6033
email: info@coombe.ie

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