Our Services

Waiting RoomWe offer a comprehensive range of GP services. You can get advice and treatment for a wide range of common and less common medical symptoms and illnesses.


Family Planning Services

Family PlanningIn-depth advice is available about the wide array of contraceptive options available to women and men. These include contraceptive pills, injections, barrier methods (condoms, diaphragms), implants (Implanon), intra-uterine devices (Mirena, copper coils), other longterm devices (patch, vaginal ring), permanent solutions (advice and referral re vasectomy and tubal ligation). The doctor will discuss these options in detail with you to help decide which is most suitable for you... Read More >>

Travel Vaccine Service

Travel Vaccinations galwayIf you are planning foreign travel, you should book a consultation well in advance about necessary vaccines, malaria prescriptions and other medical advice regarding your destinations. Why choose us for travel advice and vaccines? All of our Travel Health staff are trained Travel Medicine Specialists and members of the Travel Medicine Society of Ireland so you can be assured that you are receiving only the best care and travel advice. Read More >>

Weight Management Services

Details of our Weight Management Services will be published soon. If you need advice more urgently, please give us a call


Weight Loss Clinic Galway

Student Services

Student Doctor GalwayHere at GBMC we understand that going to the doctor is only slightly less appealing than attending lectures but now that we are older and possibly wiser, we also know that looking after your health as a student can only benefit every aspect of college life.... Read More >>

Other Services

FrontIn addition we offer the full range of routine GP services that you would expect, including:

  • Management of acute and chronic illnesses
  • Antenatal care (scheduled visits are free)
  • Childhood vaccines (free within schedule)
  • Blood testing including diabetes and cholesterol screening
  • Blood pressure testing
  • ECGs
  • 24 hour blood pressure monitor
  • Driving licence reports & Eyesight tests
  • Diving Medicals (for Leisure Divers. Commercial diving requires a specialist medical)
  • Ear syringing
  • Contraceptive and Fertility advice
  • Smoking Cessation advice
  • Influenza vaccines
  • Cryotherapy
  • STI screening
  • Suturing..... and many more.


We place strong emphasis on enhancing your health. This is achieved through a variety of methods..

  • Health screening
  • Weight Management Services
  • Cancer Screening (cervical, prostate, breast, skin)
  • Travel health planning
  • Smoking cessation advice
  • STI screening amongst others
We also now offer a range of new specialist tests, not usually available through GPs or local laboratories.


Our Services include:

Family Planning
Travel Medicine
Weight Management
Student Services
Other Services

Recent Blog Entries

Recent News

  • Mar 27 2013

    Cervicalcheck Update


    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

    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

    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


    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.

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