Poetry Day Ireland

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Thursday 30th April is Poetry Day Ireland. Celebrate by taking a look at the Winning and Highly Commended poems from the RVEEH & Research Foundation Poetry Competition! The theme of this year’s Poetry Day is ‘There Will Be Time’ and people were asked to submit their poems under the subject ‘Time’ or ‘The Body’.  The Poet Judges … Continued


Public Announcement- Visiting Restrictions & Patients Appointments in the RVEEH

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Visiting the Hospital In order to protect the safety of patients/staff we are requesting that the public do not visit the hospital at this time. With the exception of: Parents visiting or staying with their Children. Nominated carer/ family member assisting with the care of psychiatric patients, confused patients or vulnerable young adults. No children … Continued


Emergency Department Christmas/New Year Service 2019/2020

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Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Closed from: 4pm Monday 23rd December 2019, re-opening: 9am Thursday 2nd January 2020. Please attend your local Emergency Department should you require Emergency ENT service. Eye Acute Eye Emergency Service will be available throughout this period from (8am to 7pm daily)


National Inpatient Experience Survey

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The National Inpatient Experience Survey results were launched by the Minister for Health on 25th November. We are delighted that for the second year running RVEEH was ranked top of the ratings nationally. RVEEH’s overall satisfaction rating from patients who responded to the Survey was 100% (82% “very good” and 18% “good”). This is a … Continued





New Emergency Department Hours from 1st March 2019

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Please be aware, from 1st March 2019, The Emergency Department in the Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital will observe the following change to its Ophthalmic Emergency Services: Monday –Sunday 08:00-19:00 (Previously 08:00-20:00) 19:00-08:00 Doctor to Doctor Referral only, with prior telephone agreement. There is no walk in service during this time. Our ENT Emergency … Continued



Emergency Department Christmas / New Year Service 2019/2020

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Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Closed from: 4pm Monday 23rd December 2019, re-opening: 9am Thursday 2nd January 2020. Please attend your local Emergency Department should you require Emergency ENT service. Eye Acute Eye Emergency Service will be available throughout this period from (8am to 7pm daily)


Results of the National Patient Experience Survey 2017

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The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital achieved a 93% overall Patient Satisfaction Rating in the recently published National Patient Experience Survey. This survey was the first of its kind held in Ireland. It involved surveying patients who had spent at least 24 hours in the hospital on a date in May 2017. The result … Continued


Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation

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RVEEH is delighted to announce that the Hospital has been  successfully re-accredited for the period 2017-2020.  This follows the JCI survey carried out on May 22nd – May 25th 2017. The success of the survey owes everything to the focus by RVEEH staff of patient safety and a commitment to continuous quality improvement. This was … Continued


New Cataract Unit

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RVEEH are delighted to announce the completion of a purpose built Cataract Unit. Capital funding for the unit was provided by the RVEEH Teaching and Development Fund.  The unit is a state of the art facility which was developed to increase theatre capacity within the hospital and to provide a cost effective solution to increasing … Continued


The Irish Heart Foundation Awards

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The Irish Heart Foundation have awarded Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital with its annual Active at Work and Healthy Eating awards. (l-r) Mr John Healy, TV Maitre’D & Irish Heart Foundation Ambassador, Dr Kate McGarry, President, Irish Heart Foundation, Ann Gillick and Yvonne Doran, Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, Dublin 2 who achieved … Continued