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Under 6 Free GP Scheme & Over 70's Free GP Scheme

All our practices are participating in the Under 6 Free GP Scheme. and Over 70's Free GP Scheme. The scheme's commenced on July 1st and August 5th respectively, so please register as soon as possible.

Please note that the Under 6 GP Care Scheme applies up to 6 years of age (age 0 – 5).

From 5th August 2015 everyone aged 70 or over, ordinarily resident in Ireland, will be eligible for free GP care regardless of income.

What do you need to do?

Medical Card Holders: If you or your child/children have a Medical Card or GP Visit Card they will automatically be registered for these new schemes.

Non-Medical Card Holders: If you or your child/children do not have a Medical Card or GP Visit Card you must register for these new scheme at gpvisitcard.ie

Clinics & Services

Blood Testing.

Ante-Natal Care

Congratulations!

Here at Tallaght Medical we can provide care for you and your baby to be, from pre-conception counselling right up to when baby is born and a comprehensive six week health check for you and your baby. We have four doctors including a female GP Dr Laura Durkin who can provide shared/combined care for you throughout, along with your hospital visits at your hospital of choice.

Whooping Cough vaccine is now recommended for all pregnant ladies between weeks 27 - 36.

Immunisations

Please contact us for an appointment if  you require any of the following vaccinations

Whooping cough vaccine

Chicken pox vaccine

Meningitis B vaccine

Influenza vaccine

Pneumococcal vaccine

Smear Tests

We recommend you book an appointment between day 7 to day 20 of your cycle (day 1 - first day of your period) STD screening can also be done at this time with prior appointment. Please ask for screening at time of booking.

Before attending for your smear please register online at: www.cervicalcheck.ie. You will receive a letter from cervical check which you must bring with you on the day of your appointment.

Childhood Vaccines

Please contact us to make an appointment and see below for immunisation schedule.

2 months 6:1 + PCV + Men B

4 months 6:1 + Men C + Men B

6 months 6:1 + PCV + Men C

12 months MMR + PCV + Men B

13 months Men C + Hib.

Women’s Health

Tallaght Medical Centre offers a comprehensive range of services specifically tailored for women.

    • Cervical Smears
    • Family Planning/Contraception
    • Implanon Insertion
    • Fertility Testing
    • Breast Screening
    • Osteoporosis Management
    • Full Women's Medical
    • Pregnancy Testing
    • Full STI Screening
    • Gardasil Vaccine
    • Menopause Clinics
    • Ovarian Reserve Test
    • AMH Test

Cardiovascular risk assessment

A cardiovascular risk assessment including an exercise stress test and echo can be organised through our Local Hospital.

Men’s Health

    • Prostate Specific Antigen Testing (Prostate Cancer Screening)
    • Full STI Screening
    • Cardiovascular check
    • Diabetic/Cholesterol Screening

Minor Surgery

We offer the following services

    • Ingrown toenail
    • Cryotherapy for warts and verruca
    • Implanon (3 years contraception)

Cosmetic Dermatology

Dr Laura Durkin has a special interest in dermatology and has vast experience in the area of cosmetic dermatology having worked both here in Tallaght Medical Centre and in the Ailesbury Clinic in Ballsbridge. Dr Durkin carries out a wide range of cosmetic procedures to enhance your appearance naturally and to minimise and eliminate wrinkles painlessly. Dr Durkin is a fully qualified cosmetic doctor.

Please contact any of our surgeries and Dr Durkin will be happy to discuss this with you in person.

Complete Health Check

We provide comprehensive detailed screening for both men + women including:

    • Blood Screening e.g. full blood count, liver, kidney, thyroid, diabetes, cholesterol and prostate screening
    • ECG
    • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring
    • Height/Weight/Body mass index

Chest x-ray, Exercise stress test, Echo Cardiology, Cardiac event monitoring, Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Dexascan for osteoporosis, MRI Scan, Mammogram and other tests can be accessed easily at nearby clinics.

Travel Vaccinations

 
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