Wexford General Hospital

Wexford General Hospital is an Acute General Hospital providing services to the community of Co. Wexford and also to adjoining counties of Waterford,
Kilkenny, Carlow and particularly maternity services to Wicklow. WGH is a 280-bedded hospital providing Inpatient, Outpatient, Day Care, Outreach and Emergency Services. The population of Co. Wexford is 149,605 (Census 2016) an increase of 3% since Census 2011. Due to its geographical location on the coast in the South East corner of Ireland, the population of Wexford increases significantly in the summer months.


Clinical services are managed under three speciality groupings in line with the Clinical Programmes and National Recommendations:

- Women’s and Children’s Governance Group
- Medical and Emergency Medicine Governance Group
- Peri-Operative Governance Group

All specialty committees and governance groups are linked into the Quality & Safety Executive Committee.

Our Services

Current Inpatient Services provided:
General Surgery – Radiology - General Medicine - Cardiac Diagnostics – Anaesthetics - Pharmacy    Gynaecology – Laboratory – Obstetrics - Health & Social Care professionals – Paediatrics – Radiology - Special Care Baby Unit - Intensive Care Unit - Coronary Care Unit

Current Day Care Services provided:
Acute Medical Assessment Unit - Emergency Department - Day Surgery Unit - Day Hospital for the Elderly - Dental Surgery – Endoscopy - Cardiac Diagnostics - Radiology

Current Outpatient Services provided:
General Medicine – Cardiology - General Surgery - Endocrinology/Diabetes MedicineRespiratory Medicine – Paediatrics - Colposcopy Service - Hysteroscopy ServiceUrodynamics - Ph Studies - Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit – Dietetics – Radiology Physiotherapy - COPD Outreach - Cardiac Rehabilitation - Chest Pain Assessment Pre Admission Assessment for General & Gynae Surgery

Outreach Services for University Hospital Waterford:
ENT – Orthopaedics – Dermatology – Oncology - Palliative Care

Contact Details

Address: Newtown Road, Carricklawn, Wexford, Co. Wexford
Main switchboard:
(053) 91 53000
Webpage: https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/3/acutehospitals/hospitals/wexford/
Google Map:
https://bit.ly/2xO7mkk

General Visiting Hours

14.00hrs to 16.00hrs (2pm–4pm) daily
18.30hrs to 20.30hrs (6.30pm-8.30pm) daily