How to register as a student with the Waterford Medical Centre

We welcome students from  WIT and CFE and provide dedicated student appointments. We aim to provide a same day appointment if required at the Waterford Medical Centre  in Kilbarry Shopping Centre. View our location map .

If you hold a current medical card or doctor visit only card, from outside the Waterford area attendance at the Waterford Medical Centre is free as with your own GP. Students aged 23 years and over may apply for a Medical Card as a Mature Student Status, this application to the HSE is means tested.

Students who do not hold a current Medical Card are more than welcome to attend the Waterford Medical Centre at a discount student rate of €35 with a valid student identification card.

Some procedures and special services such as travel vaccinations/cryotherapy may incur an extra charge.

If a doctor is required outside of the hours of 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday and on Weekends and Bank Holidays contact CareDoc Tel: 1850 334 999. This service is free with a Medical  Card or Doctor Visit only  card, without these cards an appointment will incur a payment as per the doctor on duty.