Co. Clare

In-patient hospice/specialist palliative care unit

There is no inpatient hospice/specialist palliative care unit located within Co. Clare.  Specialist inpatient beds for this county are located in Milford Hospice in Limerick (part of Milford Care Centre), which operates the regional specialist palliative care service for the Mid-West and provides a total of 30 specialist beds, catering for Limerick, Clare and North Tipperary.

Community Specialist Palliative Care Service

All specialist 'Hospice at Home' services in Co. Clare are provided by Milford Care Centre, primarily from its permanent base in Ennis (see below). Parts of Co. Clare (e.g. Shannon and Killaloe) are served from Limerick. Milford Care Centre - Clare Services Base Nurses Home General Hospital Ennis Co. Clare Tel: (065) 6863150 CLICK HERE FOR SPECIALIST PALLIATIVE CARE NURSING OUT OF HOURS INFORMATION.

Palliative care services in acute hospitals

Ennis General Hospital Palliative Care Service Ennis Co. Clare Tel: (065) 682 4464 

Palliative care support beds in community hospitals

Palliative care support beds are available in:  Clare Hospice at Cahercalla (Cahercalla Community Hospital and Hospice) in Ennis (5 beds); Raheen District Hospital (2 beds); Kilrush District Hospital (2 beds), Ennistymon District Hospital (1 bed). These beds are all supported by the specialist palliative care service of Milford Care Centre.


Ms Anne-Marie Hayes Fundraising Supervisor Milford Care Centre Castletroy Co. Limerick Tel. 0612-485860 or 485859 email: Ms Mary Maloney Fundraising Manager Clare Hospice at Cahercalla Cahercalla Ennis Co. Clare Tel: 065 6824388    
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