paediatrics & under 6's

All under 6's are free and all our doctors are trained in the medial care of infants, children and adolescents.

Paediatric services provided include;

- Six week post natal check (free)

- National vaccination schedule(free)

- Physical and communication developmental milestones

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sti screening, contraception & family planning 

Expert advice for those trying to conceive, sexual health information and screening.

 

All our doctors hold family planning certificates and have a wide range of experience in contraceptive products including the oral contraceptive pill, Mirena coil insertion and removal, Implanon insertion and removal, Evra patch and vaginal rings

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cervical smears

ante-natal care

All our doctors are registered smear takers for the Cervical Check cancer screening programme which tests for pre-cancerous cells in the cervix. You can check if you are eligible for a free smear at www.cervicalcheck.ie

Vaccination against the virus that causes cervical cancer is also available at Ballinteer Health.

A female GP is always available upon request.

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antenatal care

We offer you GP care before, during and after your pregnancy.

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We are affiliated to the state 'Mother and Baby Scheme' that entitles women to a specific number of free antenatal care visits, and a 2 week and 6 week check for you and your baby.

Further information about this scheme is available at hse.ie or eumom.ie

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24 hour blood pressure monitoring

24 hour blood pressure monitoring means you must wear a blood pressure monitoring device on your arm for 24 hours. The machine automatically records your blood pressure as you go about your day and gives an accurate record of your blood pressure  and allows us to treat your Hypertension more effectively.

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well woman & well man check

Well man checks include cardiovascular screening, prostate cancer screening, colon cancer, haemochromatosis and mental health.

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Our well woman’s check includes breast check, cardiovascular screening, bone density, cervical cancer screening and psychological health.

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sports injuries & joint injections

Assessment and treatment of joint and sport injuries including dressings, pain management, joint injections and advice on physiotherapy.

Joint injections are  covered by the medical card and most health insurance providers

 

For physiotherapy we recommend www.premierphysiotherapy.ie

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dermatology & cryotherapy

Treatment of a variety of skin lesions including warts, skin tags, verrucae and solar keratosis.

At Ballinteer Health patients can be assessed, advised and treated for any skin complaint.

Treatments provided include Cryotherapy which is the application of extreme cold to destroy abnormal or diseased tissue.

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travel vaccines

We offer a full pre-travel consultation as well as all necessary vaccinations and general advice.

Ballinteer Health is also a W.H.O. certified Yellow Fever vaccination centre.

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