Flu is an acute respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus. It is spread by coughing or sneezing and is very contagious. Symptoms include; high fever, sore throat, dry cough, aches and pains in the limbs, headache and sometimes nausea and vomiting. Flu is usually self limiting and recovery takes 2-7 days, but it can…

Williamstown Dental Centre offer WIT students an exclusive discount package. Students who sign up for this package will be covered by their Dental Accident & Emergency Insurance and get their first consultation free! This plan provides students and their parents with the security and knowledge that their dental and oral health is cared for with…

Cervical Cancer Screening

Free cervical smear testing for women aged 25-60 years under the National Cervical Screening Programme. Cervical check¬†issue¬†letters of invitation to all women aged 25-60 years, through the national PPS number database. You can choose to self register with Cervical Check by logging on to www.cervicalcheck.ie and follow link to Self register opt-in, or alternatively you…

Breast Cancer Screening

Free Breast Cancer screening is available through Breast Check, a government funded programme which invites women aged 50 to 64 for a free mammogram on an area-by-area basis every two years. The aim of Breast Check is to reduce deaths from breast cancer by finding and treating the disease at an early stage. The doctors…

Swine Flu (H1N1 Virus)

What are the signs and Symptoms of Swine Flu? The symptoms are similar to ordinary flu but may be more severe; characteristically sudden onset of fever, cough and sore throat. Other symptoms include runny nose, headache, severe weakness and fatigue, aching muscles and joints, vomiting and diarrhoea. If you catch Swine flu? Stay at home…

Waterford Primary Care Team

The Waterford Medical Centre is part of a Primary Care Team in Waterford City in association with the Health Services Executive. This will enable us to provide a wide range of services including Physiotherapy, Dietetics and counselling to our patients.