Mental Health and Wellbeing

It has always been said that “Your health is your wealth” but it is important to remember that this includes your mental health too.   If you feel that your mental health is affected, seek help. There are many ways to do this e.g books, online courses, apps, activities, counselling and sometimes medication.   The…

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Ozempic/Saxenda shortages

For patients experiencing difficulty in getting their supply of Ozempic or Saxenda, we share your frustrations. Regrettably, we do not have an alternative injection for weight management at this point in time. New medications are coming  for weight management, but it will be some time before they get here. If your supply is interrupted, please…

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Children’s flu vaccine

Children and young people aged between 2 and 17 years can get the nasal flu vaccine for free. Please contact reception if you would like to book an appointment for your child to receive same. Why children should get the flu vaccine? The flu vaccine helps to protect children against flu. Most children who get…

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Free Contraception for Women aged 17-30

Clann Medical Centre provides the Universal Contraceptive Service for Women aged 17-30 years of age. With this scheme, patients in this age group are entitled to free contraception consultations and prescriptions. Who is eligible for the scheme?All women aged 17-30 (GMS/DVC/Private) who are ordinarily resident in the State are eligible for the scheme, from the…

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Flu Vaccination

This year’s Flu vaccine is now available at Clann Medical Centre  It is recommended for the following groups of people : All persons aged 65 years and over Children aged 2 to 17 Patients aged 6-23 months and 18-64 years at increased risk of influenza-related complications due to certain underlying health conditions. These include: Those…

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How should I check my breasts?

There’s no right or wrong way to check your breasts. But it’s important to know how your breasts usually look and feel, in other words get to know your breasts. That way, you can spot any changes quickly and report them to your GP. Be breast aware Every woman’s breasts are different in terms of…

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Need help to stop smoking?

We all know that smoking is bad for you and that 1 in 2 smokers will die of a tobacco-related disease. When you stop smoking, you: reduce your risk of life-threatening diseases reduce the risk to your family from second hand smoke save money have better skin, teeth and hair have nicer smelling clothes as…

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Help I’m not sleeping!

Sleep is important for your health. Most people need 5 to 9 hours sleep a night. More than 7 hours is recommended for adults. The ideal amount is 8 hours, but everyone is different. You may not be getting enough sleep if you regularly: wake up feeling tired have trouble getting up feel tired and…

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