SAMS Directorate

What we do

The SaMs Directorate consists of Audiology, Dermatology, Diabetic Day Centre, Endocrinology,  E.N.T, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Gynaecology, Genito Urinary Medicine & Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, and Rheumatology.  The three wards under its remit are : Hospital 5 Unit 3, Johns Ward and Victor Synge.

SaMs stands for Surgical and Medical Services.

Contact Details

Title Name Phone Email 
Clinical Director  Prof. Louise Barnes (01) 4162102 lbarnes@stjames.ie 
Business Manager  Ms. Paula Corby   (01) 4103385  pcorby@stjames.ie  
Nurse Manager  Ms. Sharon Slattery  (01) 4103386  sslattery@stjames.ie 
Operations Manager Mr. Damien Kavanagh (01) 4103705 Dkavanagh@stjames.ie
Senior Administrator Ms. Pauline Lynch (01) 4103403 palynch@stjames.ie.

Dermatology Clinic

 Specialty DayLocation Consultant/Contact details
UVL (Light Treatment Clinic) Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri am Prof. Barnes 
Dermatology Minor Surgery Clinic Monday pm HCC Hospital 5 Prof Irvine
Dermatology Clinic  Monday pm  Outpatients Suite 5 Prof. Barnes
Dermatology Minor Surgery Clinic   Monday pm  Outpatients Treatment Room Prof Irvine
Patch Testing Clinic  Monday pm  HCC Hospital 5 Nurse led
MOHS Micrographic Surgery  Tuesday am & pm  Dr Ormond
Dermatology Minor Surgery Clinic  Tuesday pm  HCC Hospital 5 Dermatology Registrar
Nurse led Treatment Clinic  Tuesday pm  HCC Hospital 5 Dermatology Nurses
Joint Consult Clinic  3rd & 5th Wednesday am  All consultants
Dermatology Clinic Wednesday pm  Outpatients Suite 5 Dr Ormond
Dermatology clinic  Wednesday pm  Outpatients Suite 5 Dr Wynne
Patch Test Review Clinic  Wednesday pm  Outpatients Suite 5 Dr Ormond
Dr Wynne
EB Multidisciplinary Clinic  Wednesday pm (every 3 months)  Hospital 5 HCC Dr Watson
Dermatology Surgery Clinic  Thursday (all day) 
Thursday (pm)
Day Surgery Centre  Dr Ormond 
Dr Wynne
Nurse Education & Camouflage Clinic Thursday am  HCC Hospital 5 Dermatology Nurses
Dermatology Clinic Thursday pm OPD Suite 6 Prof. Barnes
Dermatology Laser Clinic   1st Friday am every month  Laser Unit (1st floor Hospital 7) Dr Watson
Dermatology Clinic Friday pm  Outpatients Suite 5 Prof Barnes 
Dermatology Clinic Friday pm  Outpatients Suite 5 Dr Ormond
Patch Test Review Clinic Friday pm  Outpatients Suite 5 Prof Barnes / Dr Ormond
EB Nurse Review Clinic  Wednesday & Friday (by appointment)  HCC Hospital 5   Katherine Sweeney

Ear, Nose & Throat Clinic

Specialty Day Location Consultant/Contact details 
ENT Monday am Outpatients Suite 4  Mr. J. Kinsella 
  Friday am Outpatients Suite 4 Mr. B. Conlon 
  Friday pm Outpatients Suite 4  Prof. C. Timon 

Endocrinology Clinic

Specialty Day Location Consultant/Contact details 
Diabetes Nurse Specialist Daily 8 am - 12.30 pm  Hospital 5 DDC Dr. M. Healy / Dr. Phelan
Foot Clinic Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 8 am - 12.00 pm Acute referrals seen in 24hrs Hospital 5 DDC Dr. M. Healy / Dr. Phelan
Clinical Nutrition (Dietitian) Daily clinics by appointment only Hospital 5 DDC Dr. M. Healy / Dr. Phelan
Retinal Eye screening Clinic Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9 am - 11.45 am Hospital 5 DDC Dr. Mullaney
Consultants Clinic Monday & Thursday 8.30 am - 12.00 pm Hospital 5 DDC Dr. M. Healy / Dr. Phelan
Endocrine Clinic Wednesday 9 am - 12.30 pm Outpatients Suite 1  Dr. M. Healy / Dr. Phelan

Genito Urinary Medicine and Infectious Diseases Clinic

 Specialty DayLocation Consultant/Contact details
STI (Tickets allocated at 8am) Monday am  
Health Advisors Review Clinic Monday am  Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
HIV Monday pm Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Nurses Clinic Tuesday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Co-Infection Clinic Tuesday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Post Hospitalisation Assessment Clinic (PHAC) Tuesday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
New-fill Clinic Tuesday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  

STI (Tickets allocated at 8.30am)

Tuesday pm Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Health Advisor Review Clinic Tuesday pm  Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
OPAT Clinic Tuesday pm  Outpatients Suite 5  
HIV Wednesday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Infectious Disease Wednesday pm Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Latent TB Wednesday pm Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
HIV New Persons Clinic Thursday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Phlebotomy (Blood Testing) Thursday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Young Persons Clinic (YPC) Thursday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
STI (Tickets allocated at 8.30am) Thursday pm Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Health Advisors Review Clinic Thursday pm  Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
STI (Appointment only)(Referral letter required) Friday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  
Health Advisors Review Clinic Friday am Guide Clinic, Hospital 5  

Gynaecology Clinic

Specialty Day Location Consultant/Contact details
Gynaecology  Monday pm  Outpatients Suite 1  Dr. T. Darcy 
Gynaecology Tuesday am  Outpatients Suite 3  Dr. M. Anglim 
Procedure room Tuesday am Outpatients Suite 5   
Gynaecology Tuesday pm Outpatients Suite 3 
Procedure room Thursday am  Outpatients Suite 5   
Gynaecology Thursday am Outpatients Suite 2  Dr. N. Gleeson 

Ophthalmology Clinic

Specialty Day Location Consultant/Contact details
Ophthalmology  Monday am  Outpatients Suite 4  Dr. Susan Mullaney 
  Wednesday am  Outpatients Suite 4 Dr. S. Mullaney / Dr. M. O Connor 
  Wednesday pm Outpatients Suite 4 Dr. Susan Mullaney 
  Thursday am Outpatients Suite 4 Ms. Aoife Doyle 
  Thursday pm Outpatients Suite 4 Ms. Aoife Doyle 
Visual Fields Tests By Appointment only   Nurse Led Clini

Neurology Clinic

Specialty Day Location Consultant/Contact details
MS  Monday am Outpatients Suite 5 MS Nurse
Neurology  Tuesday am  Outpatients Suite 5  Dr. J. Redmond / Dr. C. Doherty 
MS  Wednesday am  Outpatients Suite 5 MS Nurse 
Neurology Wednesday pm  Outpatients Suite 2  Dr. C. Doherty 
Neurology Thursday pm  Outpatients Suite 5  Dr. J. Redmond 

Rheumatology Clinic

Specialty DayLocation Consultant/Contact details
Rheumatology  Monday am Outpatients Suite 1 Prof. G. Cunnane
Rheumatology Tuesday am  Outpatients Suite 1 Prof. Cunnane / Dr. Doran /  Dr. O’Shea (alternate weeks)
Rheumatology Friday am Outpatients Suite 6 Dr. M. Doran / Dr. F O Shea alternate weeks
Procedure clinic Thursday am  Rheumatology Day Centre Prof. Cunnane / Dr. Doran /  Dr. O Shea (alternate weeks)
Early arthritis clinic  Wednesday pm Rheumatology Day Centre Prof. Cunnane / Dr. Doran /  Dr. O Shea (alternate weeks)
Ankylosing spondylitis clinic  Wednesday pm Rheumatology Day Centre  Prof. Cunnane / Dr. Doran /  Dr. O Shea (alternate weeks)
Rheumatology Nurse Specialist clincs Tuesday am   Outpatients Suite 2