For GMS (Medical Card, DVC, Under 6's, Over 70's) and Private Patients of all ages. This covers a wide variety of general presentations, issues, and conditions, as well as gender-specific health issues.
Primary prevention aims to prevent disease or injury before it ever occurs. Mungret Medical Centre offers a variety of holistic health checks which can be tailored to an individual’s health needs. These health checks are sometimes also known as Well Woman and Well Man checks.
Mungret Medical Centre has a full blood taking (phlebotomy) service. Generally, most blood tests do not require a fasting period beforehand. If, you do need to fast, please do not eat anything for 12 hours before your blood test, but you can drink water and take your medications as normal.
Ireland has a national childhood vaccination (immunisation) programme, which is delivered by Mungret Medical Centre. Additionally, we provide vaccines such as influenza (seasonal flu) vaccines and travel.
The aim of Chronic Disease Management (CDM) is to make changes now to lessen the burden of diseases in the short term, and their effect on our patients' lives, but also to reduce the risk of significant adverse events occurring in future for certain conditions.
Cryosurgery is the application of extremely low temperatures to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue and is used most commonly to treat skin conditions. Mungret Medical Centre has special facilities to store and use liquid nitrogen (-195.8 Celsius) for our cryosurgery services.
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) is when your blood pressure is measured as you move around, living your normal daily life. It is measured for up to 24 hours. A small digital blood pressure monitor is attached to a belt around your waist and connected to a cuff around your upper arm.
Mungret Medical Centre offers care to both expectant mothers and those trying to get pregnant. Changes to the routine antenatal schedule such as all appointments being carried out with the maternity hospital/services are possible as needed. Further advice on vaccinations, lifestyle and dietary...
In addition to short term and emergency contraceptive such as oral contraceptive pills, injections, vaginal rings, patches, Mungret Medical Centre provides a range of long-term contraceptive options which include; the Implanon (“the bar”) for under the skin, the Kyleena/Mirena/Jaydess (intrauterine
ECG is a process whereby a graph of the heart’s voltage versus time is created by placing electrodes (stickers) on various parts of the body. These electrodes detect the small electrical changes that are a consequence of cardiac muscle depolarization followed by repolarization during each cardiac...
Ear irrigation is a method of removing debris (ear wax etc.) from the ear canal. Warmed water is directed into the ear canal, and it mechanically flushes out the debris. The sensation of ear syringing can feel odd as water will be in contact with ear drum and short-term dizziness is common.
Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition where iron levels in the body slowly build up over many years. Ireland has one of the highest rates of haemochromatosis in the world. Excessively high levels of iron can damage organs leading to impaired function.
There is a wide range of organisations seeking the completion of medical certificates, forms and reports by General Practitioners, therefore please contact Mungret Medical Centre for the services offered. Certain certificates and reports may require a chart review and/or physical examination....
Mungret Medical Centre offers a discrete and sensitive Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) screening service. STIs can be both symptomatic and asymptomatic (have no symptoms). Regular STI screening is recommended, particularly if you are having unprotected sexual contact with new partners.
Mungret Medical Centre partakes in national screening programmes such as CervicalCheck. When seeking an appointment for a screening service please let us know in advance of the appointment. For further information, including registration and checking when the next smear is due, please visit cervical