Child Psychiatry Contacts

Any attending CAMHS staff are welcome to complete their CAMHS Clinical Assessment record.

Paediatric (± section 12) referrals into ED

If a child is admitted for medical reasons to the ED, they will need to be accompanied by the Care Staff on duty/designated on call person for the Residential Unit. It is expected that this person would remain with the child until they are discharged. (Print version of agreement).

If the child is placed in a hospital due to non-medical reasons i.e. place of safety, then the child needs to be accompanied by Care Staff on duty/designated on call person for Residential Unit/Out-of-Hours Social Work Service. It is expected that this person would remain with the child until they are discharged. (Print version of agreement).

HSE Cork South CAMHS Catchment Areas – South Lee/West Cork - 28 July 2014

Please note the sectors are based on proposed Primary Care Team sectors i.e.South Lee Roadmap. Please ring if in doubt.

South Lee 1 – Team A:

Dr Whelan/ Kissane, Mahon Clinic Tel: 021-4357447

Generic CAMHS

Primary Care sector: Blackrock

Primary Care sector: Mahon

Primary Care sector: Douglas (Includes Douglas, Rochestown)

Primary Care sector: Frankfield (Includes Frankfield, Lehenaghmore)

Primary Care sector: Passage West (Includes Passage West, Monkstown, Ballynametagh)

Mental health of Intellectual Disability (MHID)*

All of the above sectors
All of West Cork CAMHS Sector including, Ballineen and Bandon Primary Care Sectors.

* MHID refers to children and adolescents presenting to CAMHS who also have Comorbid significant intellectual disability or are attending special services

South Lee 2 – Team B:

Dr Patrick O’Brien, Locum Consultant for the ID sector. Consultant vacancy for generic CAMHS work). Mahon Clinic. Tel: 021-4357447

Generic CAMHS

Primary Care sector; Ballyphehane/Togher
Primary Care sector; Ballincollig (Includes Crookstown, Moviddy, Aherla, Cloughduv, Kilbonane, Ballygroman, Ovens, Ballinnora, part of Curraheen to the Curraheen river)

Mental Health of Intellectual Disability:

All of the above sectors (Ballyphehane, Togher) North Lee/North Cork/ Bishopstown.

South Lee 3 CAMHS:

Dr McDevitt/ Kissane, Western Road Clinic, Tel: 021-4540240

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Generic CAMHS

Primary Care sector: Greenmount/The Lough (Dr McDevitt)

Primary Care sector: Bishopstown (Dr McDevitt)(includes Bishopstown central sectors A to E, Dunderrow, Inniskenny, Ballinhassig, part of Curraheen to the Curraheen river, Ballymah, Waterfall )

Primary Care sector: Carrigaline (Dr McDevitt) (includes Ballygarvan, Liscleary, Ballyfeard, Novohal, Ballyfoyle, Barranbryan, Kilpatrick, Templebreedy, Ringaskiddy, Curabinny, Rafeen and Shanbally)

Primary Care Sector: Kinsale (Dr Kissane) (includes Ballymartle, Cullen, Templemichael, Leemoney, Ballinadee, Coolmaine, Leighmoney, Ballinaspittle, Ballymakeane, Kinsale Town, Dunderrow Village, Kilmanogue, Cullen, Killure, Belgooly, Riverstick)

Mental Health of Intellectual Disability (Dr Kissane)

All of the above except Bishopstown Primary Care Sector (South Lee 2 in Mahon)

West Cork CAMHS, Dunmanway Clinic. Tel: 023-88-90370


Primary Care sector: West Cork (Includes Kilmurry, Kilmichael, Tarelton, Copeen etc)

Primary Care Sector: Ballineen/ Enniskeane
(includes Ballineen, Enniskeane, Kinneagh, Castletown, Bengour, Murrah Teadies, Kilmoylerane, Boulteen, Knocks and Ballymoney)

Primary Care sector: Bandon
(includes Bandon town, Templemartin, Knockavilly, Ballymurphy, Innishannon, Knockroe, Kilbrittain, Rathclaren, Borla, Ballymodan, Cashel and Kilbrogan)

North Lee/Nort Cork CAMHS

Cn be contacted by telephone between 9am and 5pm, from Monday to Friday:

  • North Lee West Tel: (021) 4927864/4927825/26
  • North Lee East Tel: (021) 4927821/4927822
  • North Lee North (including Youghal) Tel: (021) 4699730
  • North Cork – (022) 44970

Patients are seen by appointment only.

An emergency service is prvided at the EDs of CUH and MUH by CAMHS psychiatrists! Sometimes a young person will require admission to hospital following their presentation to an emergency department. At other times, follow-up clinic appointments will be scheduled.

Child Psychiatry On Call - 0864102646

Content by Dr Íomhar O' Sullivan . Last review Dr ÍOS 31/08/22.