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The Department of Nephrology provides compassionate, state-of-the-art care to patients with kidney disease. Our multidisciplinary team delivers an individualised and holistic approach to patient care at all stages of treatment from early Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) education through to transplantation.

National centre for kidney-pancreas transplantation in Ireland

St. Vincent’s University Hospital is the national centre for kidney-pancreas transplantation in Ireland. Our division has developed an innovative and integrated approach to delivery of clinical services in partnership with our affiliated hospitals across the Ireland East region. We provide a virtual and real-time consultation service to primary care via online media.  Through the Dublin Academic Medical Centre and in collaboration with our research partners at the Conway Institute in UCD, we have designed a clinical career pathway that fosters excellence in education and research from undergraduate to postgraduate level.


  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Transplantation (national centre for kidney-pancreas transplantation)
  • Haemodialysis
  • Home therapies
  • Plasmapharesis
  • Sub-specialty clinical assessment in the areas of obstetric nephrology, kidney stone disease, vasculitis and diabetic nephropathy


Other useful contact details

  • Clinical Nurse Manager 3 – Ms Michelle McQuaid
  • Clinical Nurse Manager 1 – Ms Gladys Sadang
    • Email:
    • Tel:  (01) 221 4427
  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Mr Rafael Souza
    • Email:
    • Tel: (01) 221 4427
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist CKD and Shared Care Haemodialysis – Ms Rebecca Freeman
    • Email:
    • Tel:   (01) 221 3519
    • Bleep: 640
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist Transplantation – Ms Juby Thomas
  • Clinical Nurse Manager Peritoneal Dialysis – Ms Jaspreet Kaur and Ms Rita Clasby
    • Emails: and
    • Tel: (01) 221 5483 or 087 406 8188
    • Bleep: 790
  • Psychologist – Ms Julie Lynch
    • Email: TBC
    • Tel: TBC
  • Social Worker – Ms Linda Stapleton
    • Email:
    • Tel: (01) 221 4286 / 4831
  • Senior Renal Dietician – Ms Rebecca Stanley
    • Tel: (01) 2214225
  • Dialysis Units
    • 4th floor unit tel: (01) 221 4427
    • Ground floor unit tel: (01) 221 3087
    • Beacon Renal Sandyford tel: (01) 906 5628 and website:
  • Patrick’s Ward
    • Tel: (01) 221 4465 / 4090

Referral information

We accept consultant and GP referrals to our out-patient department. The can be made via phone, fax, letter or email to the departmental secretary. All referrals are promptly reviewed and triaged by one of the consultant team.

Please address referrals to the Department of Nephrology, 4th floor, St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4.

Useful links



tel:  (01) 221 4493
fax:  (01) 221 4136


4th Floor

St. Vincent’s University Hospital

Elm Park

Dublin 4


The on-site dialysis units are also located on the Ground and 4th floors of the hospital

The satellite unit, our off-site outpatients dialysis unit, is located in the Beacon South Quarter, Sandyford.

Opening Hours

Mon to Sat: 07:30 – 20:30