12 Mary Street,
Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

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Flu vaccines available now at Mary Street Medical Centre

The Flu vaccine is now available at Mary Street Medical Centre. We have a walk in clinic Monday to Friday 2.00-3.30pm To see why you should be protected this winter visit: HSE flu vaccine

Flu vaccines

Please contact reception to make an appointment. Older people and people with chronic medical conditions are at greatest risk of getting the flu. Chronic medical conditions include chronic heart conditions, chronic respiratory disease, diabetes mellitus and those who have a low immune system. Influenza has more severe consequences in the elderly and people defined as being high risk. These groups of people are targeted for influenza vaccination. Vaccination is a safe and effective way to prevent infection by flu and it is prepared every year using strains of the virus similar to those that are likely to be around in the next winter season. The vaccine protects you for about…

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HSE welcomes legal controls on use of sunbeds to protect against skin cancer

The Health Service Executive welcomes Minister Varadkar’s announcement today that the second phase of the Public Health (Sunbeds) Act 2014 is to come into force from the 2nd March 2015. Over recent years there has been a growing body of evidence that the use of sunbeds should be restricted because of the associated increased risk of skin cancer and other health problems.   In 2003, the World Health Organisation (WHO) published guidance wherein it suggested that Governments should consider comprehensive legislation to govern the operation of sunbeds and this legislation “should be legally binding and be capable of local enforcement”. The new legislation will be enforced by the Environmental Health Service of…

One in four with heart failure wouldn’t bother to get assistance

Fewer than one in 10 people in Ireland are able to spot the signs of heart failure – and a quarter of people experiencing symptoms would wait a week “or not bother at all” to get medical advice. A new survey has exposed a “staggering lack of awareness” among Irish people about heart disease, which is the country’s number one killer. The largest survey about heart failure ever conducted in Europe published on Heart Failure Awareness Day found that just 7pc of people were able to identify three common symptoms. The symptoms include shortness of breath, swollen ankles and fatigue. Meanwhile, 87pc mistook at least one of the common symptoms…

New Ultrasound Screening Service launched by Mary Street Medical Centre

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Mary Street Medical Centre now provides an ultrasound screening service for the detection of aortic aneurysms.  An aortic aneurysm is an enlargement of the main blood vessel in the abdomen.  It may enlarge to such an extent that it can rupture and this is often fatal. These aneurysms often have no symptoms.  Recent medical studies have shown that screening for aortic aneurysms reduces the mortality by 43% in men between the age of 65 and 75 years.  This screening service has been carried out by the N.H.S. in the U.K. for several years unfortunately due to financial constraints the H.S.E. have been unable to provide such…

Newly decorated children’s waiting area

Mary Street Medical Centre are proud to unveil the recently re-decorated Children’s Waiting Area of our surgery. Thanks to local Clonmel artists S.T.A.G., Mary Street Medical Centre boasts a colourful wildlife display which brightens up the waiting area and also provides an interest for children and parents alike. The room also has a television for children to watch and toys to play with as they wait for their appointment.

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…

Daily Sunscreen Use Prevents Skin Aging

Daily sunscreen use greatly reduces skin aging, even in middle-aged men and women, according to new research in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Sunscreen and antioxidants have historically been shown to prevent skin aging, however, there has been no scientific evidence of their effectiveness. The current study calculated *photoaging of 903 subjects aged younger than 55 from Australia in order to find out whether regular use of sunscreen could slow skin aging compared with voluntary application. *Photoaging refers to the negative effects on the skin from long-term exposure to sunlight, especially ultraviolet light. Photoaging is linked to:◾coarser and loose skin ◾increased wrinkling and dryness ◾elevated visible small blood vessels ◾whiteheads…

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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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