12 Mary Street,
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
Covid-19 Update


Due to the Covid-19 virus, our usual practice operations have changed.


On the advice of the HSPC we are no longer offering a walk in service. Please contact reception by phone if you need an appointment on 052 6121288


Our reception staff will enquire if you have any respiratory symptoms e.g. cough, fever, or shortness of breath. For those patients who do not have respiratory symptoms and who need essential appointments, in so far as is possible, will be given an appointment time with their usual doctor, this may be over the phone or in the practice. 

In line with HSPC recommendations we are asking everyone attending the practice to wear a face covering or mask. 


Up to date official HSE information can be found here: https://www2.hse.ie/conditions/coronavirus/coronavirus.html

Information for employees requiring work absences due to COVID-19 can be found here: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/99104a-covid-19-coronavirus


As the situation evolves we will continue follow the expert advice so please check back for any changes. We would like to thank you for your cooperation during these challenging times.

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Is flu vaccine safe during pregnancy?

Yes, it’s safe to get a flu (influenza) shot during pregnancy. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a flu shot for anyone who’s pregnant during flu season — typically early October through late March.

A flu shot during pregnancy can help:

  • Prevent the flu and maternal complications. Pregnancy puts extra stress on your heart and lungs. Pregnancy can also affect your immune system. These factors increase the risk of becoming severely ill due to the flu.
  • Prevent potential pregnancy problems due to the flu. Flu during pregnancy seems to increase the risk of miscarriage, premature birth and low birth weight.
  • Protect your baby after birth. Infants are at increased risk of severe flu symptoms, but childhood flu vaccines can’t begin until a baby is 6 months old. If you have a flu shot during pregnancy, however, the antibodies you develop will pass through the placenta to help protect your baby from the flu. In a recent study, babies whose mothers had a flu shot during pregnancy were nearly 50 percent less likely to be hospitalized with the flu during their first flu season than were babies of unvaccinated mothers.

When you get your flu shot, request the flu shot — not the nasal spray vaccine. The flu shot is made from an inactivated virus, so it’s safe for both mother and baby during any stage of pregnancy. The nasal spray vaccine is made from a live virus, which makes it less appropriate during pregnancy or while you’re trying to conceive.

If you’re allergic to eggs, check with your doctor before receiving a flu shot. The flu vaccine contains tiny amounts of egg protein. If you have an egg allergy or sensitivity, you’ll likely be able to receive a flu shot — but you might need to take special precautions, such as waiting in the doctor’s office for at least 30 minutes after vaccination in case of a reaction. There’s also a flu vaccine that doesn’t contain egg protein, approved for use in adults age 18 and older. Also check with your doctor if you had a severe reaction to a previous flu vaccine.

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The medical centre was set up in 1983 by Dr. Colman Walsh and has expanded over the years. Today we have 6 GPs, practice nurses and other qualified personnel offering a friendly, family orientated service to the community.

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