Currently  every  General  Practice in the country  is facing   unprecedented demand and our services are extremely  stretched.  Thank  you for your patience and for bearing with  us during these hugely  stressful  times  for everyone.  We are currently  vaccinating  the most vulnerable  members of your communities against COVID and   providing a  General  Practice service to  all …

We have successfully  vaccinated our over 70’s population and patients in  Category  4a. Currently  we are moving onto  Category 7: patients at risk with Cancer in  the last 5 years, Type 1 and  2 Diabetes, Chronic heart disease, Chronic Kidney  disease, Chronic   Liver disease, Immunocompromised, Chronic Neurological  disease,  Chronic respiratory  disease, Inherited metabolic disease, intellectual…

Covid-19  is a new  illness that can  affect your lungs and airways, it is caused by  a virus called Coronavirus. It can take up to 14 days for the symptoms of Coronavirus to  appear. The most common symptoms  are:  cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties,  fever. Other symptoms include fatigue, headaches,  sore throat,  aches and…

Waterford Medical Centre is delighted to announce the launch of ‘Waterford Menopause Clinic’ with Dr Sharon O’Donnell, who has vast experience in managing women’s health and the menopause. An Hour long consultation with Dr Sharon O’ Donnell will include: -Full history -Assessment of menopausal symptoms -Assessment of cardiovascular risk factors -Examination of heart and lungs…

Health Suites News!

We are delighted to  welcome more health  care professionals to  the Health  Suites in  Waterford Medical  Centre: Spectrum Health providing Physiotherapy, Podiatry and Psychotherapy Services: contact 1890 333 777   www.spectrumhealth.ie The Allergy Clinic, Blackrock Clinic; contact (085)8586077    theallergyclinic.ie Lisa Shine Speech and Language Therapist; contact (086)8832722  www.chipperchatter.com For further information  see our Health Suite…

24 hour blood pressure monitoring is available free to all patients with a medical card or doctor visit only card. The use of 24 hour blood pressure monitoring is best practice in diagnosing high  blood pressure and  ensuring patients are adequately treated on  their blood pressure medication. It also helps to out-rule ‘white coat hypertension’,  this is when  a patients blood…