Hospital Supports

There are a number of supports available for patients and families with a metabolic disorder. These supports include our social work team and our psychology department.

Temple Street Medical Social Work

Temple Street Chaplaincy

Adult Services

The Mater Hospital has an adult metabolic service.  For more details, please see the following

Additional Supports

A number of organisations offer support to those with metabolic disorders. Our families have recommended these associations and supports.  NCIMD is not in any way directly involved with these organisations.

Please see below for more details.


Children Living with Inherited Metabolic Diseases (Climb) which is a registered charity that offers support to those with a metabolic disorder.  For more details on Climb please follow this link Climb – Supporting Families, Changing Lives


The PKU Association of Ireland is a network of families and individuals who live with PKU.  They are dedicated to providing support, information and social contact for both families and patients of all ages.  They organise meetings and events where parents, adults and children with PKU can meet.  For more information, please email or see is a UK based support organisation for families affected by PKU.

Mitochondrial Disorders provides support to families affected by mitochondrial disease and funds research into mitochondrial disease.  The Katie Rose Foundation is a new Irish based support group.  For more information, please follow this link

The Irish MPS Society

The Irish MPS society is a voluntary support group for all those with mucopolysaccharide and related diseases, their families, carers and professionals. For more details, please follow this link


For more information, please follow this link