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COVID-19

Please find information about our practice procedures and information during COVID-19

COVID-19 is a highly transmitted virus which has led to a number of changes to how the practice will run for the foreseeable future. We need patient support to adhere to these changes for the safety of all. The medical centre door remains locked and is only accessible by knocking on the reception window.

Appointments

We are offering over the phone consultations as well as face to face consultations - please consider if your query can be dealt with by phone/in person when booking. 

Our staff have been instructed to ask about the nature of your patient queries - this helps us to triage your query to deal with it in the most appropriate way. 

Attending the practice

  • Please wear a face mask - we can provide one if needed.

  • Please wash your hands using alcohol gel provided at the entrance.

  • We can fit a maximum of 2 people in the consultation room at once, please do not bring small children with you if possible. 

  • If the waiting room as reached maximum, we may ask you to wait outside/in your car. 

COVID-19 General Information

Please do not attend the medical centre if you are feeling unwell or have symptoms. Please consider whether you need to attend the centre in person or require a phone consult. We are trying to reduce the risk of spreading any illnesses. 

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Simple steps can be taken to help protect yourself and others from Coronavirus.

  • Regular hand-washing using warm water and soap for 20 seconds or use of an alcohol-based hand sanitiser.

  • Cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing.

  • Avoid touching eyes, mouth or nose with unwashed hands.

  • Dispose of used tissues in bins/wash your hands.

  • Clean and disinfect touched objects and surfaces.

  • Avoid close contact with people who have underlying health conditions.

  • Follow public health guidance and travel advisory information. 

  • Wear a face mask to protect yourself.

Further information and guidance can be found at:

Health Service Executive: https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/

Department of Foreign Affairs travel advice: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/coronavirus/

f you need urgent medical advice whether you should take the vaccine or not, please schedule a consultation with one of our doctors. 

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Cohorts 

To find out more information on Cohorts and specific vaccine groups please visit the below link. 

Covid Vaccine: Further Information

There is lots of information available on the HSE and government websites about the covid vaccine rollout and the vaccines being used at the resources below: