Our practice offers a full range of medical services for women of all ages including:

  • Breast Care – if you discover a lump in your breast, we will see you on the same day where possible. We will advise on the nature of the lump, recommend management options and provide comfort.
  • Cervical Screeningour practice is registered with the National Cervical Screening Programme.  If you are between the ages 25 – 44 years of age, you are entitled to a smear once every three years. If you are between 45 and 60 years old, then you are entitled to a smear every five years. In order to avail of this free service, you need to register with Cervical Check (using your PPS number) following which you will receive an invitation letter. Please bring this letter with you on the day of your appointment. Click here to register with Cervical Check.
  • Menopause– our female Doctors offer a comprehensive menopausal assessment for women aimed at determining their individual risk for osteoporosis, heart disease and breast cancer. This assessment will last approximately 30 minutes and will involve discussion of your symptoms and worries, a physical examination which may include a pelvic examination or cervical smear test.
  • Contraception – we provide a full contraception service including the Combined Pill, Mini Pill, Injectable Contraception, Mirena Coil, Implanon Bar and Emergency Contraception (Morning-After Pill).
  • Ante and Postnatal Care – please click on Mother & Baby here.
  • Infertility – there are many tests available for infertility, some of which can be carried out in the practice and some others in hospital. We may also refer you to a fertility specialist.
  • Domestic Violence Advice

Well Woman Health Check

We also provide an affordable and comprehensive health screening service for women.

The Well Woman Health Check includes an initial assessment carried out by our Practice Nurse and a follow up consultation with your Doctor.

Our Practice Nurse will complete the following:

Measurement

  • Blood pressure
  • Weight
  • Height
  • Body Mass Index
  • Abdominal width
  • Urine analysis
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)

Tests

  • Full blood count
  • Liver function tests (LFT)
  • Kidney function tests (U&E)
  • Thyroid function test
  • Fasting Lipids
  • Fasting Blood Glucose (Diabetes)
  • Bone Profile
  • Iron tests
  • Folic Acid
  • Uric acid (gout)

The Doctor will then speak at length with you and carry out a comprehensive physical examination which will include:

  • Cardiovascular
  • Respiratory
  • Nervous System
  • Gastrointestinal
  • Muscle & Skeletal
  • Abdominal
  • Breast
  • Skin

Follow up care can be provided as required in the practice. Supplementary tests may be suggested and arranged in certain cases. These tests may need to be carried out in a hospital setting and will carry an additional fee, for example:

  • Lung Function Test (Spirometry)
  • Chest X-ray
  • Stress/Exercise ECG
  • Mammogram
  • Ultrasound Scan
  • DEXA Scan (for Osteoporosis)

The entire screening process takes approximately 45 minutes. The total cost for the Well Woman Health Check is €100. Any additional investigations or follow up care are not covered in this cost. We can undertake comprehensive STI screening as part of the Well Woman Health Check for a total cost of €150.

Please note that due to the extended nature of these health screening appointments, it is necessary for patients to provide at least 48 hours’ notice of their intention to cancel their appointment. Failure to do so will incur a cancellation charge of €50.

You may need to fast prior to your appointment time.

As you will be fasting prior to your appointment, all Well Woman Health Checks are booked into our earliest appointment slots. These slots tend to get booked up quickly so please book well in advance.

A written report containing an interpretation of the Well Woman Health Check findings will be issued to your address within 12 working days.