Practice News

Time to consider the Flu Vaccine!

Time to consider the Flu Vaccine!

Now that we are fast approaching October and the winter months it’s time to start planning on how to best prepare our bodies for this time of the year. Outbreaks of the flu occur yearly.Over the last number of years there has been an increase in the number of cases of...

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Notice to patients with Medical/GP Visit Cards

Notice to patients with Medical/GP Visit Cards

Your Medical/GP Visit Card entitles you to a range of services from your General Practitioner which are determined by the HSE and the Department of Health, for which the doctor receives payment from the State. There are, however, a number of additional services...

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Introducing our new GP Registrar

Introducing our new GP Registrar

Cahernane Medical Centre is a training practice and part of the South West GP Training Scheme. We would like to introduce and welcome our new GP Registrar Dr Alison Deane. Dr Deane will be working at Cahernane Medical Centre from July 2019 to June 2020. GP Registrars...

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure

Around 30-40% of people living in Ireland have high blood pressure, but may not be aware of it. If left untreated, it can increase your risk of a heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. People who are most at risk would be: Someone who is overweight Eats a lot of...

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Burns – First Aid advice

Burns – First Aid advice

Around 30-40% of people living in Ireland have high blood pressure, but may not be aware of it. If left untreated, it can increase your risk of a heart attack, stroke and kidney failure. People who are most at risk would be: Someone who is overweight Eats a lot of...

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Meningococcal Vaccine FAQs

Meningococcal Vaccine FAQs

Just a quick few first aid steps to help you in case of burns. Firstly, you need to stop the burning process so: 1. Remove the source of the burn, i.e soup, boiling tea etc, make sure to wipe it away as soon as possible. 2. Take away any clothing or jewellery from the...

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Your GP Appointment

Your GP Appointment

MenB vaccine was introduced for children born on or after 01/10/2016. All children aged <2 years (those most at risk) have now been offered the vaccine.   It is very important that infants have their vaccines as scheduled at 2 and 4 months to give them protection...

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Dementia

Dementia

A standard appointment with one of our doctors should last between 10 to 15 minutes. It is important that our appointments run on time. During this appointment our doctors can safely deal with 1 or 2 issues.Normally this will be something that has made you feel unwell...

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