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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Baby Vaccines

Below is some information with regard to baby vaccinations however; should you have any further queries please contact us (with link to the contact details).

Why get your baby vaccinated?

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting your child against certain diseases. The risks from having these diseases are far greater than the risk of any minor side effects from immunisation.

What is the cost?

All childhood vaccines are free.

How do vaccines work?

When your child is given a vaccine, their body responds by making antibodies, the same as if they had caught the disease but without getting sick. Their body then produces antibodies to destroy the vaccine and these stay in your child’s body and protect them against the actual disease.

How long do vaccines take to work?

It usually takes a few weeks for vaccines to work, so your child will not be protected immediately. Also, most vaccines need to be given several times to build up long-lasting protection. For example, a child who gets only one or two doses of the whooping cough vaccine is only partly protected against that disease and may still catch whooping cough.

Why does my child need more than one dose of a vaccine?

More than one dose of the same vaccine is given in the first few years of a child’s life. The extra doses improve the antibody response and give better long term protection.

Booster doses of some vaccines are also given to school children to give better long term protection.

When do I start to vaccinate?

Please save/print this handy guide.

 

You can also get further information on immunisation.ie or why not download the HSE Immunisation Guide for Parents.

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About

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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