William Fownes


Daily: 2.30pm to 3.30pm and 7.00pm to 8.00pm

Children under 18 years only with prior consultation with nurse in charge and must be supervised


Acute Admission - Psychiatry


William Fownes is a 26-bedded acute admission unit located on the first floor of the Jonathan Swift Clinic.

The unit is a short-term treatment centre and provides a caring, therapeutic and supportive environment, aiming to restore and maintain good health. Patients are treated using a multidisciplinary approach to care, where a treatment programme is devised with attention to individual needs.

Contact Details

Phone: (01) 410 3138 or (01) 416 2621

Clinical Nurse Managers

Brian Keegan

Mairead Kelly


From the James’s Street entrance proceed to Junction 2, turn left and enter the main hospital building.

Continue straight and take the first left towards green Route 2. At the end of this corridor, turn right. Take the next left and left again to reach the stairs and lift. William Fownes ward is located on the first floor.

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