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Waterford Regional Hospital

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Tutors
Dr Anne Landers
Location
Department of Psychiatry
Waterford Regional Hospital
Dunmore Road
Waterford

Phone

051 848000

General Information

The Department of Psychiatry in WRH serves a population of 250000 in the South-East of Ireland. It is the acute admission unit for Waterford and Wexford, with 44 acute beds. There is a rehabilitation unit and several high support hostels which provide a trainee with experience in managing those with severe and enduring mental illness.  

There is an old age psychiatry unit for those with dementia who need long-term psychiatric care. The psychiatric service at WRH is a service that has recently undergone a lot of change with the expansion of community services.

Training posts available include general adult psychiatry, old age psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry. The general hospital provides the opportunity to gain experience in liaison psychiatry. There is also a substance misuse service available. 

Teaching

We have an active and vibrant weekly teaching programme which incorporates both case conferences and journal clubs.

Research and Audit Opportunities

Trainees are encouraged to participate in audit and research.

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