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Posted On October 22, 2017 / By / Posted in Uncategorized

Hand, foot & mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common and usually benign infection (in most cases!!). Many parents will be very familiar with it and we commonly see cases of HFMD in our

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Posted On October 10, 2017 / By / Posted in General Updates

Treating Acne

Acne is a common and usually treatable condition that we see in our surgery regularly. Understandably it is a huge cause of distress for some patients and it is always worth talking

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Posted On September 29, 2017 / By / Posted in General Practice News

Quitting smoking-what’s new?

Quitting smoking is an extremely difficult task, but many patients manage it every year. As GPs we do our best to help and encourage (or cajole!) as necessary when it comes to

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Posted On September 8, 2017 / By / Posted in Women's Health News

The HPV Vaccine Programme-an essential & safe healthcare intervention

The HPV vaccine programme is in place to help prevent women from developing cervical cancer, and men and women from developing cancers of the head and neck. We are all aware of

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Posted On August 28, 2017 / By / Posted in General Practice News

Getting your prescription renewed

We will be changing the way we renew prescriptions for our patients from September 1st 2017. We are doing this in an effort to make it safer to renew your prescription and easier

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Posted On August 21, 2017 / By / Posted in Men's Health

Men’s Health

We know that women attend their GP more than men do. Whilst an obvious explanation for this could be that due to pregnancies and contraception as well as cervical screening women have

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Posted On July 25, 2017 / By / Posted in General Updates

Skin Cancers

In the clinic we regularly see moles that patients bring to our attention as well as plenty that we spot incidentally over the course of a physical examination. Often a patient may

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Posted On July 14, 2017 / By / Posted in Women's Health News

Contraceptive Options

We see lots of people every month wondering about their options when it comes to contraception. Happily there are lots of methods out there and couples will largely find one that suits

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Posted On June 27, 2017 / By / Posted in General Updates

Hayfever-not to be sniffed at!

If you suffer from hay fever, you will of course know that we are slap bang in the middle of hay fever season! The medical term for this is seasonal rhinitis and we

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Posted On June 20, 2017 / By / Posted in Latest Health News

Preventing sunburn and tips for aftersun care!

Cloudless skies, brilliant sunshine and busy beaches can be rare in Ireland so when the sun is out, it is only normal that we want to get the full benefit from it!

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