News

  • Jul 05 2017

    Vaccine availability update: July 2017

    05/07/2017
    Vaccine availability update: July 2017.......
  • May 22 2017

    RIP Chris Cornell...

    22/05/2017

    You might wonder why are we posting an article about the death of a rock star most people have never heard of?
    Here's why......

     

  • Mar 31 2017

    Shingles Vaccine

    31/03/2017

    We are please to announce that we can now offer vaccination against Shingles.

    For more information and pricing, Click here

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  • Feb 27 2017

    Temporary Fax number

    27/02/2017

    Thanks to a technical glitch..... our Fax number has changed to 091 454268....

    ...and no, this post is not a time traveller from the 80's... GP's still use faxes! :)

  • Jan 31 2017

    Dr Clare Kambamettu talks CBT

    31/01/2017

    Our wonderful Clinical Psychologist and Director of Lighthouse Psychology.....

  • Jan 10 2017

    Fees & Charges January 2017

    10/01/2017

    From 16th January 2017 ......

     

     

  • Oct 12 2016

    Floating Doctors - Life Saving rescue

    12/10/2016

    Floating Doctors

    Floating Doctors are a non-profit medical relief team who operate from an expedition vessel called The Southern Wind which they use to deliver medical aid and relief to the isolated people who are their patients.

  • Oct 07 2016

    Chickenpox vaccines back in stock

    07/10/2016
    We have managed to get a limited supply of the chickenpox vaccine. There is still no certainty of supply in to the future so if you were thinking of vaccinating your child, give us a call to reserve your vaccine today.
  • Sep 05 2016

    2016/17 Flu Vaccine

    05/09/2016

    'Flu Vaccines now in stock....

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  • Aug 23 2016

    Joining the dots in our Health Service

    23/08/2016

    A huge step forward in modernising our Health service has been taken.....Individual Patient Identifiers are up and running.

  • Aug 04 2016

    No change to the Primary Childhood Immunisation Schedule

    04/08/2016
    Contrary to previous reports, Meningitis B and Rotavirus vaccinations will not be added to the Primary Childhood Immunisation Schedule in October.....
  • Jun 13 2016

    Meningitis B vaccine unavailable again

    13/06/2016
    Meningitis B vaccine is unavailable to order again......
  • Jun 08 2016

    Hepatitis A & typhoid vaccines in short supply

    08/06/2016

    Appointments with our Travel Vaccination clinic are in huge demand.
    Along with this, there is a worldwide shortage of Hepatitis A vaccine & Typhoid vaccine with no re-supply date available from our domestic suppliers......

  • May 17 2016

    Irish Cancer Society - SunSmart campaign

    17/05/2016
    Did you know that Skin cancer is the most common cancer in Ireland?.....
  • May 06 2016

    Confirmation that MenB & Rotavirus will be added to the Primary Childhood Immunisation Schedule

    06/05/2016
    We have recieved official confirmation that vaccination against Meningitis B & Rotavirus will be added to the Primary Childhood Immunisation Schedule for all babies born on or after October 1st 2016.
  • Mar 21 2016

    MenB and Rotavirus to be added to the Childhood Vaccination schedule

    21/03/2016

    With further details to be announced in the coming weeks.....

  • Feb 18 2016

    The reality of Mental Health Services in Ireland

    18/02/2016

    This is a particularily sad and frustrating story that happens to involve Galway University Hospital but is replicated in one form or another up and down the country. We see the fall-out from it every single day in surgery......

  • Jan 12 2016

    HPV Vaccine - The Facts

    12/01/2016

    A well written article. Worth a read....

  • Dec 16 2015

    Xmas 2015 Opening Hours

    16/12/2015

    Xmas 2015 Opening Hours

    Wednesday 23rd Dec Open as normal....

  • Nov 30 2015

    New Fertility Services

    30/11/2015

    In response to huge demand from our clients....

     

  • Aug 28 2015

    Price Drop - Harmony Non-Invasive Pre-Natal testing

    28/08/2015

    Price Reduction - Harmony Pre-Natal testing

    We are pleased to announce that following a review of our costs we are able to reduce the price of this cutting edge DNA test by almost 20% to €495 euro..

    Full details can be found by clicking here

    Give our reception team a call to book your appointment now.

  • Jul 16 2015

    Galway 2020 - Towards becoming City of Culture

    16/07/2015

    Our friends at Galway2020.ie have made a fantastic video in which the people of this amazing city talk about what they are doing to help Galway be chosen for this most prestigious title...

  • Jun 19 2015

    Free Care for Under 6 scheme. Update:

    19/06/2015
    Following advice from our union, the NAGP, Galway Bay Medical Centre have agreed to participate in the Free Care for Under 6's........
  • Jun 16 2015

    Dangerous Cancer charlatan visits Galway

    16/06/2015
    Great news from Galway this morning. Pressure from concerned locals has seen both The Clayton Hotel and The Connacht Hotel cancelling events featuring Brian Clement.....
  • Jun 14 2015

    Free GP Care for Under 6's - An Update.

    14/06/2015

    Dear Parents of our Under-6 year old patients,

    The HSE website which allows you to register your child or children for Free GP Care is live from Monday 15th June 2015.

    You will notice when you try to register that Dr Murphy, Dr Wilson and Dr Quirke do not appear on the list of registered GPs.........

  • Jun 02 2015

    Clever products for diabetic children

    02/06/2015

    Innovative products for Diabetics

    Quippe Medical are a new start-up Australian company..........

     

  • May 18 2015

    Dr Sinead Murphy discusses the crisis in General Practice

    18/05/2015

    Dr Sinead Murphy of Galway Bay Medical Centre was interviewed by The Connacht Tribune at the recent ICGP AGM in the Radission Galway.....

     

  • Feb 09 2015

    Latest on Free GP care for Under 6's

    09/02/2015

    The first shots have been fired in what looks like being a very devisive dispute between GP's unions and the Department of Health....

  • Feb 09 2015

    New Rules for Laser Eye Surgery...

    09/02/2015

    Talk to us. Your GP is always available to discuss any form of surgery and your referral options.......

  • Dec 16 2014

    Christmas 2014 Opening Hours

    16/12/2014

    Our opening hours for 2014/2015 Christmas season.

  • Oct 10 2014

    Naturopathy and Infertility

    10/10/2014

    A very interesting article from Scott at Science-Based Pharmacy........

  • Jun 30 2014

    Chikungunya Fever Alert - June 2014

    30/06/2014
    What is Chikungunya Fever......
  • May 30 2014

    Patients promised return of discretionary medical cards in Government climbdown

    30/05/2014

    The Government has insisted its plans to introduce free GP care for all are still on track, despite an embarrassing climbdown yesterday over discretionary medical cards.

    Patients who lost discretionary cards over the past year have been promised their early return once legislation promised by the Government to allow for cards to be granted on the basis of designated medical conditions is implemented...........

  • May 30 2014

    Men's Health Week 2014

    30/05/2014
    Men's Health Week 2014 runs from Monday 9th until Sunday 15th June 2014 and is celebrated in most European countries, as well as in the USA, Australia, New Zealand and a number of other places worldwide. The theme for Men's Health Week 2014 on the island of Ireland is: 'Challenges, Choices and Celebrations'.
  • May 22 2014

    Bilharzia Alert - May 2014

    22/05/2014

    European Centre for Disease Prevention is advising of 11 cases of uro-genital schistosomiasis in Southern Corsica.....

  • May 22 2014

    WHO Polio Alert - May 2014

    22/05/2014

    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued an alert regarding the risk of polio spread internationally....


     

     

  • May 21 2014

    Our Childrens Health Campaign

    21/05/2014

    OUR CHILDRENS HEALTH is a multi faceted, peaceful and dignified national campaign. Our primary aim is to realise an amendment to the Health Act of 1970 that will legally entitle any child diagnosed with a serious illness or congenital condition to a full medical card for the duration of their illness.....

  • Mar 07 2014

    Whooping Cough Vaccine

    07/03/2014

    Whooping Cough (Pertussis) vaccines are now available...

  • Feb 03 2014

    Suicide Crisis Assessment Nurse Service

    03/02/2014
    Do you know anyone who you feel may be a suicide risk? Having any thoughts yourself that life is not worth living, and that the escape of suicide may be attractive? This is way more common than you think.......
  • Feb 03 2014

    DVT risk in contraceptive pill users

    03/02/2014

    It was widely (and somewhat hysterically) reported  this morning that the UK drug watchdog, the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has warned that users of some contraceptive pills may be at double the risk of potentially fatal venous thromboembolism (VTE) than other users..........

  • Dec 16 2013

    Christmas 2013 - Opening Hours

    16/12/2013

    Xmas 2013 -  Surgery Opening Hours

  • Dec 11 2013

    Christmas is here...

    11/12/2013

    Our very first Xmas window is here. What started as a 'Lets just cover some stuff in cotton-wool....' kind of idea very quickly turned into carpentry and spray-painting fences on the footpath outside.. Andy the Elf was very busy with drills and saws for 2 days.

    Christmas Window

  • Nov 22 2013

    European Antibiotic Awareness Day

    22/11/2013

    Today is European Antibiotic Awareness Day and while that may seem like an insignificant enough event to devote an entire day to, the truth is more worrying...

  • Nov 13 2013

    IMO launch GP campaign

    13/11/2013

    The Irish Medical Organisation have launched a national campaign calling on the Government to resource General Practice properly to allow us to care for you and your family safely.....


     

  • Oct 23 2013

    AMH Test price reduction

    23/10/2013
    AMH (Ovarian Reserve) test reduced from €170 to €130 euro
  • Oct 23 2013

    Change to our Opening Hours....

    23/10/2013
    Now open for appointments every lunchtime...
  • Oct 17 2013

    The big boys made him do it....

    17/10/2013

    Fine Gael claim that Minister Reilly was 'screwed over' by labour. No doubt, he'll be able to sympathise with our medical card patients so....

  • Oct 17 2013

    Progress for NCHDs or more empty promises?

    17/10/2013

    Via TheJournal.ie:

    The Irish Medical Organisation recommended yesterday that junior doctors say 'yes' to the Labour Relations Court proposal......

  • Oct 17 2013

    'Just keep repeating the lie, Brendan'

    17/10/2013

    Via irishexaminer.com today...

     

    '....it was less clear why Stella from Galway had the medical cards for her sons snatched away after years of state help. Referring to Mr Noonan’s lofty claim that all the children of nation should be “cherished equally”....'

     

  • Sep 17 2013

    'Flu Vaccine Season

    17/09/2013
    It's that time of year again, 2013 'Flu vaccines will be delivered to us on 24 September..
  • Sep 16 2013

    Price Reductions

    16/09/2013

    Here at Galway Bay Medical Centre we pride ourselves on listening to what our patients want...

  • Jul 14 2013

    Emergency Contraception in Galway

    14/07/2013

    We now offer a reduced price consultation (€30) for those who only require an assessment and prescription for emergency contraception (the 'morning after pill').

  • Jul 09 2013

    Chickenpox Vaccine Galway

    09/07/2013

    We are happy to offer chickenpox (Varicella) vaccination to children aged 14 months or older.

  • May 10 2013

    Students' Doctor Galway

    10/05/2013
    We are pleased to announce that we have extended our range of Student Services and introduced a range of new student discounts across our full menu of services.
  • Apr 03 2013

    Garda Medical Scheme Galway

    03/04/2013
    We are pleased to announce that Galway Bay Medical Centre have recently been accepted as a member of the Garda Siochana Doctor of Choice Scheme in Galway.
  • Mar 27 2013

    Cervicalcheck Update

    27/03/2013

    CervicalCheck (The National Cervical Screening Programme) provides free smear tests to women aged 25 to 60.

  • Feb 15 2013

    Chiropody & Podiatry service at Galway Bay Medical Centre

    15/02/2013
    From next Friday 15th February and every Friday thereafter by appointment, Leonie Hegerty O'Brien BSc. Pod Med., Pg. Dip Podiatric Surgery, MSCP(EIRE & UK) will be providing a Chiropody & Podiatry service here at Galway Bay Medical Centre.
  • Feb 05 2013

    Consultant Paediatrician & Neonatologist Galway

    05/02/2013
    Dr Ethel Ryan (MB, DCH, FJFICMI, FRACP, FRCPI, MSc) is a Consultant Paediatrician and Neonatologist with over 12 years experience, currently working in UHG.
  • Jan 20 2013

    Longer opening hours

    20/01/2013

    We are happy to announce that we now offer lunchtime doctor appointments on Mondays and Thursdays. We are also open late on Thursdays until 6.30pm. In addition we have extended our nurse appointments - now available Tuesday afternoons, Wednesday afternoons, Thursday mornings and Friday mornings.