Covid vaccine booster:
- 19 Oct 2021 advice from NIAC recommending booster Covid shots for those aged over 60.
- HSE have now stated they will vaccinate all 60-69 year olds in the mass vaccinaton centres.
- General Practice being asked to ONLY vaccinate the 70 year olds with booster shot
Online booking for 70 year old + will be available here on 30 Oct 2021
Booking for these is through a special clinic - We will release appointments 1 week in advance at a time based on stock availability from the HSE
Private adult flu injection and Child nasal flu vaccine
You can get the flu vaccine for free if you:
- are 65 years of age and over
- are pregnant
- are a child aged 2 to 17 years
- are an adult or child aged 6 months or older at increased risk for flu related complications including
- those with long term conditions
- chronic heart disease, including acute coronary syndrome
- chronic liver disease
- chronic renal failure
- chronic respiratory disease, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis, moderate or severe asthma or bronchopulmonary dysplasia
- chronic neurological disease including multiple sclerosis, hereditary and degenerative disorders of the central nervous system
- diabetes mellitus
- morbid obesity i.e. body mass index (BMI) over 40
- immunosuppression due to disease or treatment (including treatment for cancer)
- children with a moderate to severe neurodevelopmental disorder such as cerebral palsy
- children on long term aspirin therapy
- those with any condition that can compromise respiratory function (e.g. spinal cord injury, seizure disorder or other neuromuscular disorder) especially those attending special schools or day centres
- were born with Down syndrome
- those with long term conditions
- live in a nursing home or other long-term care facility
- some people should get the vaccine to protect themselves, their families and those they care for. These include
- those who work in healthcare
- only household contacts or carers of people who have an underlying chronic health condition or have Down syndrome are eligible to receive an influenza vaccine. A carer is described as someone who is providing an ongoing significant level of care to a person who is in need of care in the home due to illness or disability or frailty.
- People who are in regular contact with pigs, poultry or waterfowl should get the flu vaccine.
Please note: household contacts of people aged 65 years and older (who do not also have a chronic health condition), pregnant women, children aged 2-17 years or of healthcare workers or carers are NOT recommended the influenza vaccine.
We are registered as a Doctor of Choice for CIE Group permanent employees
Welcome to Kilmartin Medical, conveniently located on Rush Main Street. Here, our professionals know that your health is not just about reacting to illness, it’s about having a holistic proactive approach to health and wellness. Our mission is to help our patients accomplish their health goals in a compassionate and efficient way.
We aim to educate our patients in a safe environment while offering them necessary comprehensive care. We understand that many people have anxiety about attending a doctor, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never keeps you waiting long. By combining the latest technology with traditional techniques, we give our patients the best care
Family Physician Consultant led care
We offer a wide range of service including full GP care as well as additional features such as Minor Surgery, Counselling and Anti Wrinkle Treatment
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