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Elderly Medicine & Stroke Unit

Hospital Location: 
Mayo University Hospital
Floor Level: 
2nd Floor
094 9042695 / 094 9042696

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Elderly Medicine is a 22 bedded medical ward, consisting of three 6 bedded areas, and 4 single rooms, one of which is an isolation room.

One of the 6 bedded wards is an acute stroke unit under the direction of Prof. Tom O Malley and Dr Tom Lee. Patients admitted with a stroke or developing a stroke in-house are admitted to the stroke unit  and stay in Elderly Medicine for the duration of their stay in MUH.

Ward Team

CNM 2   Colette Murray                  

CNM 1    Vera Byrne McKeon                        

Staff Nurses  X 18 WTE

Health care Assistant – 4

Clerical Officer – 1              

Multidisciplinary Team              


CNS in Stroke  Care                                          



Social Worker


Occupational Therapist                 

Speech and Language Therapist.  

CNS Infection Control                    

Respiratory Nurse                         

CNS Oncology/Palliative                

Resuscitation Officer                    

Liaison Public Health Nurse           

Cardiac Rehabilitation nurse

CNS Diabetes                               

Pastoral Care

We have 9 medical consultants each with their own area of interest:

Prof. Tom O’ Malley (Geriatrician/ Stroke Physician)

Dr. Tom Lee (Geriatrician/Stroke Physician)

Dr. Basnuid (speciality Respiratory )                

Dr. Fionnula Lavin (speciality Cardiology)                  

Dr. Luke O’ Donnell/Dr. Brian Egan (speciality Gastroenterology)

Dr. Elizabeth Brosnan (speciality Endocrinology)

Dr. Syed Hussain, Consultant Physician

Dr. Razi Rizvi, Consultant Physician

Dr. Renton, Consultant Physician      

Medical conditions treated on Elderly Medicine include those related to:

Stroke Care

Cardiac system                                       

Respiratory System                                 

Endocrine system                                                                                    

Nervous system

Circulatory system

Problems related to ageing


Detox. Programmes

Digestive/Excretory systems

Musculoskeletal system

Thoracic system