Daffodil Centre Letterkenny University Hospital
Our Daffodil Centre in Letterkenny University Hospital provides cancer information, support and advice, drop-in at any time during opening hours – you don’t need an appointment or a referral.
The centre is staffed by a trained Cancer Nurse and volunteers who provide free practical information about all types of cancer and support to anyone affected by or concerned about cancer.
The centre is open to the public and if you have a question or concern about cancer you are welcome to call in at any time during opening hours. An appointment or referral is not necessary. Everyone is welcome – patients, their relatives and anyone with worries about cancer. We can also help if you want to learn about how to reduce the risks of developing cancer. The Cancer Nurse will take the time to listen to you and provide you with information, advice and support that is tailored for you. All Daffodil Centre conversations are held in confidence.
If you are a healthcare professional, we can advise you about the information and support that is available to you and your patients or clients.
If you are unable to visit the centre the Cancer Nurse will accept phone calls and e-mails.
Alternatively you may speak with a Cancer Nurse by phone on our Support Line at 1800 200 700.
Drop in and visit us
Your cancer nurse in this centre is Teraze Toby.
In addition to cancer information and support provision the following patient programme is also available.
Chemotherapy Education Programme - Understanding Chemotherapy
A recognised and established education programme provided by Cancer Nurses for patients and families about to start chemotherapy. The session focuses on providing the right tools and knowledge to cope with chemotherapy and its side effects. The Cancer Nurse from the Daffodil Centre facilitates the group education session which includes short oral presentations and practical demonstrations and an easy to understand information pack is provided for attendees.
How to get there
Local taxis operate throughout Letterkenny and free phone taxi courtesy phones are available in both the main foyer and Emergency Department of the hospital.
Limited public car park spaces are available. There is a charge for the use of these facilities.
The Daffodil Centre is located in the hospital on floor B opposite the chapel. The opening hours are 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.