We are delighted to announce clinic details for the latest visiting specialist to commence private practice in our new Consultant Suite. 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.
Leonie is a Chiropodist and Podiatrist with over 20 years experience having established her practice at iStep Podiatry Clinic in Tuam, Co. Galway. Galway City is the latest clinic to be added to her practice with successful clinics already running in counties Galway, Mayo & Roscommon
Leonie has gained a vast amount of knowledge and experience in her 20 years in practice and has more recently completed a post graduate Diploma in Podiatric Foot Surgery at Queen Margaret University (Edinburgh).
For further information and appointments please send a text to (086) 8395375 or phone 091 530119.
You can now be referred for testing if you are in one or more of the categories for priority testing and meet the testing criteria below.
If you are not in a priority group we cannot refer you for testing at this time........
As you will know, GPs can only refer patients for Covid19 tests who fit the current criteria for testing - meaning a fever plus either cough or shortness of breath, along with being in one of the at risk groups.
Since Monday 16th March, GPs can order a test for Covid-19 by electronic referral following a phone consultation with the patient..........
As we all know by now, we have seen the first cases of Covid-19 (Coronavirus) in Ireland over the past few days.
We have yet to receive confirmation of the delivery date for the 2019 'Flu vaccines but we hope to have them by end of September.
We will update once we know more...