We are a dedicated Orthopaedic Hospital
The National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh (NOHC) is Ireland’s largest elective orthopaedic surgical centre. Ranked the highest of 40 public hospitals for overall patient experience in. the HIQA National Inpatient Experience Survey 2021, NOHC is also lists among Ireland’s Top 150 Employers (Independent.ie 03.06.22).
NOHC provides comprehensive adult and paediatric orthopaedic and musculoskeletal services, bone & soft tissue tumour (sarcoma) services, and sports and exercise medicine. In addition, the Hospital is home to the NOHC Centre for Rehabilitation and the National Bone Bank.
Our Consultant panel comprises 35 expert orthopaedic surgeons with diverse sub-specialities, who are supported by exceptional doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals.
Each year the Hospital welcomes more than 25,000 patients of all ages from all walks of life, treating a broad range of conditions. The patient experience begins with your referral and our 600+ staff across all disciplines, go to great lengths to ensure you receive the best treatment and care.
We have state-of-the-art facilities
The Hospital has advanced diagnostic capability and state-of-the-art surgical theatres equipped with specialist equipment and a comprehensive musculoskeletal facility for optimal recovery. Following your surgery, you will have access to Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and specialist services who will help you to regain function, strength and stamina, restoring your ability, confidence and independence.
We take pride in our work and it shows
We will ensure that your stay with us is pleasant and worthwhile. We take great pride in our work, combining clinical expertise and extraordinary care to deliver the highest standards of healthcare. As a centre of excellence, we consistently achieve positive clinical outcomes with low infection and readmission rates. In addition, high patient satisfaction ratings positively attest to the quality of care at the hospital, and we rank first of 40 public hospitals for overall patient experience (HIQA National Inpatient Experience 2021.)
We are committed to your care
Although we are enormously proud of the standards of care at the Hospital, we believe there is always room for improvement. We put our patients first and relentlessly explore new ways to enhance the patient experience and improve outcomes. Everyone has a valuable contribution to make, and we ensure their great ideas are actioned to benefit the patient.
We observe robust change management procedures, conducting comprehensive evaluations and risk assessments, and meaningfully involve all stakeholders affected by a proposed change in the change process.
We set high standards in medical education and training
We are a teaching hospital, educating the next generation of healthcare professionals to the highest standards. In this capacity, we equip our students with the knowledge, skills, ethical guidance and professional values to deliver premium patient care.
We are leading the way in Orthopaedic Medicine
We lead the way in orthopaedic medicine, using our people’s extensive knowledge and experience to drive research. By understanding the human body better, we can formulate new approaches to diagnosis and treatment to improve patients’ lives.
For this reason, we participate in research collaborations with engineers and scientists from global universities and industries and engage with international colleagues. We hope that our work will contribute to new treatments for a better quality of life.