Daffodil Centres

Our Daffodil Centres provide cancer information, support and advice in local hospitals. The centres are an extension of our Cancer Information Service. We aim to provide a wide range of information locally through our Daffodil Centres, to anyone affected by or concerned about cancer.

Who can use the Daffodil Centres

Daffodil Centres are open to all, no referral or appointment is necessary: cancer patients (in-patients and out-patients), family members and the general public can come in and get information, including;

  • Cancer prevention and early detection diagnosis
  • Cancer treatments and related side-effects
  • Palliative care services
  • Support and psychological care
  • Practical entitlements and services available

Daffodil Centre locations

Daffodil Centres are open in:

  • Bon Secours Hospital Cork
  • Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork
  • Letterkenny General Hospital
  • Beaumont Hospital
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin
  • St Vincents University Hospital, Merrion Rd, Dublin 4
  • St. James’s Hospital, Dublin 8
  • Tallaght Hospital, Dublin 24
  • University Hospital Galway
  • The Hermitage Medical Clinic, Lucan
  • University Hospital Waterford

Daffodil Centre staff

A Cancer Information Service Nurse with experience in cancer care is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Daffodil Centre. The nurse provides clear and accessible information on any cancer-related issue, and is supported by trained volunteers.

Looking to volunteer in a Daffodil Centre? Find out more and how to apply.