The Security Department provides the following security service:

·         Internal and External preventative patrolling of the Hospital,

·         Issuing of Security ID/Swipe Cards,

·         Monitoring alarms – Intruder and Critical

·         Key control,

·         Providing a lost and found property service,

·         Reporting and investigating all incidents of crime,

·         Monitoring swipe card access,

·         Rapid response on a 24/7 basis to calls for assistance within NGH

·         Cash and personnel escorting,

·         Monitoring the activities of contractors / building personnel and operating a permit to work system as appropriate,

·         Traffic Management and Regulation,

·         Ensuring compliance with Fire Services Acts. Emergency Legislation and Fire Officers directions,

·         Responding to fire alarms,

·         Advising management and staff on all aspects of security and security related matters,

·         Liasing with the Garda Siochana and other relevant agencies.

This is given practical effect by providing a 24 hour, seven days a week security service controlled from a central security control room with two way communication underpinned by a precise set of Standard Operating Procedures applicable to the anticipated duties.

The security service is provided by a contract security company.

The security personnel have undergone training in and are deemed competent in:

·         Control room operational techniques

·         Talk down skills

·         MAPA (Management of Actual and Potential Aggression)

·         Traffic management

·         Crisis intervention

Level 2, Main Concourse
(045) 849 618
Hours of Service
  • Mon-Sun
    midnight – 11:59 p.m.