Please note: Due to Covid all initial consultations are now telephone consultations. If a nurse feels they need to see you, they will arrange this during the telephone consultation.
During this time, we may not be able to offer our some of our routine services. Please contact reception with any queries.
- To book an appointment with the nurse please phone 01 716 3134.
- Appointments with the nurse must be booked in advance.
- Further charges apply for specialised appointments & tests.
- Students can attend the nurse at Student health for the following services:
- Students who require a dressing can book a general consultation with the nurse.
- Students seeking an ear syringe appointment should first book a consultation with the doctor.
- With referral from the doctor, students who require an ear syringe appointment can do so with the nurse.
- In order for this appointment to take place the student must be using ear drops to soften the wax for at least 5 days prior to the appointment. Ear drops can be purchased at a pharmacy. Please ask a pharmacist for advice.
Nurse on Call
- Medical students who require blood tests for nurse on call can book a morning appointment with the nurse.
- A student can book an appointment with the nurse if they need stitches removed.
- Please note: we cannot facilitate the removal of metal stitches.
- Students who require elective forms to be signed should book an initial consultation with the nurse.
- Some electives require more than one appointment and therefore students need to book well in advance in order to allow enough time for the elective to be carried out.
- Some electives may also require a follow up consultation with the doctor.
- Please note: the charges for elective appointments vary depending on what is required.
- Students who require a blood test can book this appointment with the nurse.
- Blood tests can be done at Student Health in the morning time only.
- Please note: you cannot attend the nurse for blood tests without a referral from the doctor at Student Health.
- Your first prescription for contraception must be issued by a doctor in the Student Health Service.
- Follow up consultations for renewal of prescriptions may be made with the nurse.
- Find out more about contraceptive consultations at Student Health.
- There is a nurse-led clinic on Monday afternoons and Tuesday mornings for those who require routine STI screening and have no symptoms.
- Find out more about STI testing at Student Health.
- A variety of vaccinations are made available throughout the year, please call the clinic on 01 716 3134 for information on availability.
- Both consultation and vaccine charges apply.