Visiting From Abroad?

Tourist Doctor Galway

The GP is your first point of contact within the Irish health service and is the first person you should see if you have a medical problem while holidaying in Ireland. GPs can resolve 90% of such issues, and can refer you further if the need arises. If the problem is extremely urgent (for example collapse, bad accidents, heart attack, bleeding profusely..) you should call an ambulance (phone 999 or 112) or proceed directly to the Accident and Emergency Department of University Hospital Galway, or the Galway Clinic.

If you have a valid EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) or UK NHS card, you are entitled to free emergency GP care. We also have direct payment arrangements with a small selection of insurance companies for those normally resident abroad. For others, keep your receipt after paying for your medical treatment to claim back later if your insurance allows for this.

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Recent News

  • Jul 05 2017

    Vaccine availability update: July 2017

    Vaccine availability update: July 2017.......
  • May 22 2017

    RIP Chris Cornell...


    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


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

    For more information and pricing, Click here

    Phone reception for an appointment

  • Feb 27 2017

    Temporary Fax number


    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! :)

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