The Daffodil Centre in Tallaght University Hospital is temporarily closed.
Please contact our Support Line on 1800 200 700 for confidential advice, support and information on any cancer issue.
The Support Line is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Drop in and visit us
Your cancer nurse in this centre is Eileen O'Donovan.
In addition to cancer information and support provision the following patient programmes are 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.
Stanford Cancer Thrive & Survive Patient Programme
The Daffodil Centre in collaboration with Tallaght University Hospital rolled out their first Stanford Cancer Thrive and Survive Self-Management Programme in October 2018. The programme consists of a 2.5 hour workshop given weekly for six weeks and the aim of the programme is to support people recovering from cancer treatment.
Topics which are covered include
- Techniques to deal with issues such as fatigue, frustration, pain, isolation and poor sleep.
- Living with uncertainty.
- Exercise for regaining and maintaining flexibility and endurance.
- Making decisions about treatment and complementary therapies.
- Communicating effectively with family and Healthcare Professionals.
- Nutrition and healthy eating.
A Hand book ‘Self-Management of Long Term Health Conditions’ is given to each participant to support them during and after the programme.
How to get there
27 From Clare Hall To Jobstown
54a From College St.Towards Ellensborough / Kiltipper Way
65 From Poolbeg St. Towards Blessington / Ballymore
75 The Square Tallaght to Dun Laoghaire
76 From Chapelizod Towards Tallaght (The Square)
76a From Blanchardstown Centre Towards Tallaght (The Square)
77a From Ringsend Rd. To Citywest
Please check www.dublinbus.ie for the most current bus timetables.
The Red Line between Tallaght and the Point Village via Connolly and Heuston Stations stops to the side of the hospital, stop “Hospital”.
Please check www.luas.ie for more information and current timetables.
Public car park spaces are available in the multi-storey car park at the front of the hospital. There is a charge for the use of these facilities. Please see www.amnch.ie for more details.