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The doctor is available for both routine and urgent appointments.  Please specify when booking an appointment if you would prefer a male or a female doctor.

NB! All appointments must be booked in advance by ringing 061 202 534.  No walk in appointments will be available. It is not possible to book via email or by calling to the Student Health Centre Reception.  Payment must be made at the time of booking the appointment.

Services provided by the nurse include:

  • Dressings
  • Stitch removal
  • Ear Syringe - before this appointment can take place, students must be using ear drops to soften ear wax for at least 4 days prior to appointment.  Ear drops may be purchased at any pharmacy.

NB! All appointments must be booked in advance by ringing 061 202 534.  No walk in appointments will be available. It is not possible to book via email or by calling to the Student Health Centre Reception.  Payment must be made at the time of booking the appointment.

  • NB! Bloods tests will only be done where the doctor determines there is a clinical indication for them to be carried out.
  • Blood tests are done Mondays to Thursdays, in the mornings only and incur an additional €10 charge. 
  • To request blood tests, you will need to book a consultation with the doctor. Please state when booking an appointment that you wish to request blood tests.
  • If the doctor feels blood tests are required, you will then be referred to the nurse who will carry out the tests. 
  • Alternatively, if you have a written request from a GP, consultant or hospital doctor, blood tests can be booked directly with the nurse.
  • Please note that we will try as much as possible for your doctor consultation and blood tests to be conducted during the same appointment but this is not always possible.
  • Students with abnormal blood results will need to revert to their own GP for follow up treatment

NB! All appointments must be booked in advance by ringing 061 202 534.  No walk in appointments will be available. It is not possible to book via email or by calling to the Student Health Centre Reception.  Payment must be made at the time of booking the appointment.

  • You must give a minimum of 48 hours notice for a contraceptive clinic appointment.
  • Students have the option of requesting a face to face consultation or a telephone consultation.  Those booking a telephone consultation must measure their blood pressure, height, weight and BMI in advance and provide the details to the nurse when she rings.  Blood pressure monitors are available at many pharmacies.
  • All prescriptions are now electronically sent by the doctor directly to a local pharmacy.  You will not need to come in to the Student Health Centre just to pick up a prescription.
  • Please state when booking an appointment that you wish to book the contraceptive clinic and whether or not it is a repeat prescription issued previously by the Student Health Center or if it is your first time requesting a contraceptive prescription from us.

New consultations: All students who have not previously attended the Student Health Centre for contraception will need a full assessment by the nurse.  

Renewal of prescriptions: Repeat prescriptions can be issued by the nurse but appointments must be booked at least 48 hours in advance. Please note, same day requests cannot be accommodated and it is therefore advisable not to leave it until you are running out of your prescription to book an appointment.

Morning after Pill: As it is best to access this as soon as possible, please contact a local pharmacy as the morning after pill can be dispensed over the counter following a brief health consultation.

Implanon: The implanon bar can be both inserted and removed at the Student Health Centre. Please state what you need when booking your appointment.  This can be arranged in the mornings only, Monday to Friday.

Copper Coil (IUD):  This service is not provided on campus.  Please contact Old Windmill Medical Centre, Lower Gerald Griffin Street Limerick to arrange.  Tel: 061 313 919

NB! All appointments must be booked in advance by ringing 061 202 534.  It is not possible to book via email or by calling to the Student Health Centre Reception.  Payment must be made at the time of booking the appointment.

The sexual health clinic is a nurse led clinic.  Students must wait for a minimum of 2 weeks after unprotected sex before attending for screening in order to capture true results. 

Students who test positive will be contacted by the nurse within 10 days of their appointment.  All other students may ring the Student Health Centre Reception if they wish to check that their results are back and that they are normal.

An STI screening involves the following:-

  • A full sexual history
  • Appropriate examination where indicated
  • A blood sample for HIV/syphilis/Hepatitis
  • For women: a vaginal swab is required and throat swabs where indicated.
  • For men: A urine sample is required.  The first sample of the day is advised for best results.

NB! All appointments must be booked in advance by ringing 061 202 534.  No walk in appointments will be available. It is not possible to book via email or by calling to the Student Health Centre Reception.  Payment must be made at the time of booking the appointment.

Our chartered physiotherapist specialises in treating: -

  • sports injuries
  • musculoskeletal disorders/postural problems
  • back and neck pain
  • post-surgical rehab
  • soft tissue mobilisation
  • dry needling
  • flexibility and exercise programmes

NB! All appointments must be booked in advance by ringing 061 202 534.  No walk in appointments will be available. It is not possible to book via email or by calling to the Student Health Centre Reception.  Payment must be made at the time of booking the appointment.

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