Drs Latimer, Dolan, Wright and McGoldrick are all female GPs who can help with any Well-Woman enquiries.
A full family planning service is available including fitting of Nexplanon, IUCDs (‘coils’) and Mirena. Please ask to speak to one the female doctors to discuss these effective forms of contraception.
Smears are taken by nurses Denise Chapman and Claire McDaid. We have a recall system for that and you will receive an invitation.
Your first point of contact for antenatal care is the Community Midwife. She will provide your antenatal care together with input from the GP, Consultant Obstetrician and Hospital. Your postnatal check is with the GP at 4-6 weeks after having your baby.
Immunisation & Child Health
A drop-in clinic for any advice on a child’s health or welfare is run by the Health visitors every Tuesday afternoon.
Immunisations are organised by appointment.
Asthma and COPD
You will receive an invitation to attend or make an appointment for your asthma or COPD with Practice Nurses Nuala Fee or Denise Chapman or one of our health care professionals specifalised in respiratory conditions.
You are invited to see Practice Nurse Nuala Fee or one of our health care professionals specifalised in diabetes for your annual diabetes check-up. Your eye screening and podiatry appointment will be yearly. Some people will attend the Specialist Diabetic nurse Breege McGirr.
For those patients receiving warfarin near patient testing is available with fast and accurate results. This is lead by practice nurse Claire MCDaid.
We work closely with the Community Mental health team who are running clinics in the health centre regularly. Counsellors of the Ailsing centre also come to the Health centre. Patient can self-refer to the Aisling centre (028 6632 5811) or NEXUS (028 6632 0046).
Getting the Most From Your Health Service
The Patient Group for the Royal College of GPs has produced a very useful leaflet on ‘Getting the most from your health service’ developed by patients, for patients.