Medical Services - FAQ

We offer the following service

A full general practice service is offered free to all registered students with an emphasis on health promotion, with a daily GP surgery and a full time nurse.

Who are we

There are two doctors who cover the weekly surgery; they are Dr. Mary Mc Fadden and Dr. David Khavia and one full time registered nurse, Louise o Donnell.

What you can expect from us

All information provided by the doctor or nurse is confidential and is not disclosed to any other person without the permission of the student concerned.  All records are kept on a separate network to the main system and are not shared. Preventative medicine and screening are also available.

What we expect from you

You can make the most of the service by arriving on time for your appointment or contacting the Student Service Reception to cancel if you are unable to attend.  If you have any long term illness which requires regular monitoring or medication please register with the medical service as soon as possible.

Emergency Cover

Emergency out of hours cover is provided by:

NowDOC - Telephone 1818 400 911 : 
Opening hours are midday on Saturday, all day Sunday and Bank Holidays.  
Weekends 6 pm to 8 am.  Students who do not hold a medical card will be charged for the NowDOC service.

Ballyraine Park Surgery - Telephone 074 91 29393: 
Emergency cover, 8 am-9 am and 5 pm-6 pm Monday - Friday.

The college nurse and doctor is located in the College Medical Centre on the first floor of An Dánlann in the Student Services Suite.  An appointment systems is in operation but emergencies will always be catered for. To make an appointment, contact the receptionist at the Student Services. You may also contact our service via email but please remember that email is the property of the Institute and is therefore not confidential.