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Posted On April 3, 2018 / By / Posted in General Practice News

An update on the new Data Protection laws (GDPR)

As you may or may not be aware, changes are afoot in relation to how your personal data is stored, accessed, shared and processed. The law governing this comes from the European Union

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Posted On February 16, 2018 / By / Posted in Uncategorized

Update on Dementia

We regularly see people in the surgery who are concerned about memory loss and whether this is a sign that they are developing dementia. Many people call dementia ‘Alzheimers’ and this is

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Posted On January 23, 2018 / By / Posted in Women's Health News

The Cervical Screening Programme in Ireland

The cervical screening programme is a free screening programme that is available to all women resident in Ireland who are over the age of 25 and under 60. There is a huge

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Posted On January 2, 2018 / By / Posted in General Updates

5 Ways to get Healthier in 2018

The new year often brings optimism for those who wish to make lifestyle changes. These changes don’t necessarily have to be costly or (too!) painful and with a bit of creativity you can

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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 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 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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