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Welcome to the Student Health Centre

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                          ** TELEPHONE 061 202 534 **   

The Student Health Centre is located in block C, level M, in the main building and provides a service for University of Limerick registered students only.

The Student Health Centre is an urgent care/advisory service and deals with all general health issues as they present. Our services include access to: doctor (GP), nurse, contraceptive clinic, sexual health clinic and physiotherapy.

Any students with a long term medical condition which requires regular follow up should register with a local GP, as the Student Health Centre is not a GP service. For information regarding local GPs, please email Ria.Toland@ul.ie.

The Student Health Centre is part of the Student Affairs Divsion which provides a comprehensive range of professional administrative and support services to the entire university campus.  

OPENING HOURS  

Due to the pandemic, walk-in bookings can no longer be facilitated at the Student Health Centre Reception. Please telephone 061 202 534 during the times below:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri:    09:00-10.30, 11.00-12.30, 2.15-16:00
Thu:                             
09:00-10.30, 11.00-12.30.

**NB!! PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE STUDENT HEALTH CENTRE IF YOU HAVE ANY COVID19 SYMPTOMS OR CONCERNS OR ARE WAITING FOR THE RESULTS OF A COVID19 TEST OR ARE FEELING UNWELL GENERALLY.**

CHANGES MADE TO OUR PROCEDURES DUE TO COVID-19

Strict infection prevention and control protocols have been implemented in the Student Health Centre to ensure everyone’s safety during the pandemic. Please note the following changes to the way we operate:

Face to face and telephone consultations:  We now offer the option of having either a face to face or telephone consultation.

Bookings:  Appointments may only be booked by telephoning 061 202 534.  They cannot be booked via email or by calling to the Student Health Reception. No walk in appointments will be available.

Payments:  Payments must be made at the time of booking your appointment, over the phone.

Receipts: Receipts can be sent to your UL email account.  Please request a receipt when booking your appointment.

Self check-in: At the time of your appointment, you are required to check yourself in so that the medical team know that you have arrived.  Please go directly to the Student Health Centre waiting room (located opposite room CM046) and use the laptop to check-in.  Please see below for more detailed directions to the waiting room.

Prescriptions: All prescriptions are now sent electronically to the pharmacy of your choice.

Student Health Centre Reception:  Walk-in bookings can no longer be facilitated at the Student Health Centre Reception.  To make a booking, please ring 061 202 534.  If you have a general query which is not booking related, please email Ria.Toland@ul.ie.

The HSELive Coronavirus Helpline is open 08:00 to 19:30 Monday to Friday and 09:00 - 16:30 Saturday and Sunday Tel: 1850 24 1850  or  01 240 8787

Reporting of a Positive Diagnosis
If you are unfortunate enough to test positive, please email COVID19Report@ul.ie as soon as possible with the date you were last on campus and when you were diagnosed. Only members of the University's Health and Safety team have access to this email in order to help monitor the number of COVID-19 incidences on campus. Your details may be used to initiate early contact tracing and the provision of health advice. Records will be deleted by UL after 30 days.

Useful Links
HSE website
UL Community Latest Information
Covid 19 Presentation
International Students
Department of Foreign Affairs
Gov.ie
Randox Health Travel Centre - Private testing for travel purposes
RocDocCovidCheck - Private testing for travel purposes

In line with the current Covid-19 restrictions we have had to make some alterations to our procedures:-

  • All appointments must be booked in advance and made by telephoning 061 202 534.  It is not possible to book via email or by calling in to the Student Health Centre Reception.
  • Payment must be made in advance over the phone at the time of booking the appointment.
  • We cannot offer any walkin appointments as access to the Student Health Centre will be very restricted and controlled in a manner to ensure compliance with Covid-19 guidelines.
  • For general doctor, general  nurse and contraception appointments, students will have the option to either have a telephone or face to face consultation.
  • The STI clinic and physiotherapy appointments will operate as normal.
  • Urgent appointments are accommodated as much as possible for students who are acutely unwell and in need of medical attention.  In the event we are unable to facilitate you, a list of alternative options will be provided.
  • All prescriptions are now electronically sent by the doctor directly to a local pharmacy.  It is not necessary to come in to the Student Health Centre just to pick up a prescription.
  • NB! On the day of your appointment you must check yourself in using the laptop located in the waiting room.  The waiting room is located opposite room CM046.  If you do not check in the medical team will not know you are there.

When ringing, please state what specific type of consultation you wish to book e.g. general doctor, contraceptive clinic, STI, physiotherapy etc.

The Student Health Centre is located in the Main Building in block C, level M.  Our waiting room does not have a number but it is located opposite office door number CM046.

Directions for finding the waiting room are as follows:

Enter the Main Building via the glass ski slope front.  Take the stairwell to the right up to the next level (level O).  Veer right and follow the corridor round to the next stairwell and follow the stairwell up to the mezzanine level.  At the top of the stairwell turn right, then immediately turn left, turn right and the waiting room will be on your right hand side.

Medical card holders may use their cards for prescription purposes and can avail of a reduced rate of €10 for the STI and contraceptive clinics. For all other services the normal charges will apply. Local students with medical cards are advised to visit their own GP. Non-local students with medical cards are advised to register with a local GP. Please state when booking an appointment that you have a medical card.

The confidential treatment of health information and health records is a professional obligation of all staff of the Student Health Centre. All consultations are treated in the strictest confidence and no information is given to others without written permission.

For further information please see our privacy statement.

For information on I grade applications please click here.

  • Ring 999 for medical emergencies i.e. for serious illness or injury, or someone's life is at risk
  • UL Campus Emergency (24 hours) - Tel: 061 21 3333
  • Dr Ronan Ryder, Old Windmill Medical Centre (out of hours) - Tel: 061 313 919
  • Limerick Doc (out of hours) - Tel: 087 755 1570
  • Shannon Doc (out of hours) - Tel: 1850 212 999
  • ​HSELive Coronavirus Helpline - Tel: 1850 24 1850  or  01 240 8787 (Mon-Fri 0800-1930, Sat, Sun 00900-16.30)