Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

Clinical services

The Department of International Health & Tropical Medicine provides the following services:
  • Infectious disease outpatient clinic for sick travellers in Beaumont Hospital
  • In patient facilities for people who require hospitalisation at Beaumont Hospital
  • Tropical Medicine clinic at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda
  • Consultancy service in the areas of tropical medicine, viral diseases and international health are also available.

Please refer below for further information on services.

Beaumont Infectious Disease service

At St John's Ward in Beaumont Hospital the Infectious Disease Team provide confidential consultation, advice, diagnosis and treatment for ill people who might have an infectious illness.
  • There is a unique special focus of travellers who may have contacted illness while out of Ireland. Several people with malaria are treated each year.
  • We can see people urgently (if requested by a family doctor) and use the full range of diagnostic services available through Beaumont Hospital including, CT scan, MRI, malaria diagnostics, PCR testing for diagnosing and quantifying viral illnesses.
  • Full intensive care facilities, dialysis, interventional radiology, neurosurgery and facilities for stereotactic guided biopsy are available.
  • The service provides care for some hundreds of people with Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV infection and is a centre for specialist training in Infections Disease for doctors.
  • There is a complement of inpatient beds for those who require admission to hospital.

Non-urgent appointments

Contact Jeanne Byrne by fax, phone or letter.

  • Tel: + 353 (0)1 809 3006
  • Fax + 353 (0)1 797 4781
Urgent appointments
  • Tel: + 353 (0)1 809 3000


  • Prof. Samuel McConkey
  • Dr Cora McNally
  • Dr Ger Sheehan
  • Mr John McDermot, Senior Medical Social Worker
  • Ms Deirdre Redmond, Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Mr Paul Hollywood, Specialist Pharmacist Medical Registrar, SHO and Interns
  • Ms Jeanne Byrne, Secretary


Times of clinics by appointment only

  • Monday pm: St John's Ward
  • Thursday am: St John's Ward
  • In patients in: St Patrick's Ward


Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Appointments (GP referral letter necessary)

  • Tel: + 353 (041) 9874686
  • Fax + 353 (041) 9874724


Infectious Disease service at:Our Lady of Lourdes

  • Friday 9.00am - 12.00pm 


Travel vaccinations at Mercer's Medical Centre

RCSI Mercer's Medical Centre General Practice & Family Medicine


  • Tel: + 353 (01) 4022330