Cervical Smear Tests/HPV
Regular HPV/Cervical Check are an essential part of cervical cancer prevention. This service is free to women between the ages of 25 and 65 and supported by The National Cervical Screening Programme, CervicalCheck Ireland. You can register online at www.cervicalcheck.ie. Please bring your letter Id number with you. You can attend for this test at any stage so long as you are not bleeding.
If you are concerned about a lump, or any of the symptoms of breast cancer, please phone us to make an appointment for a breast check. While most lumps turn out to be harmless, it is important that women check their breasts regularly and have any changes checked by a doctor.
We can provide advice about a range of family planning options to suit your situation. Talk to us to find out about contraceptive methods including the combined pill and mini-pill, emergency contraception, the Depo injection, the Mirena coil and natural family planning. Our practice can also assist with fitting of the Mirena coil, copper coil and Implanon/ “Bar” contraceptive device.
The menopause can be associated with distressing physical and psychological symptoms. Blood tests can tell us the stage a woman is at in relation to the menopause and there are a number of treatment options available that we can prescribe. We can also refer patients to appropriate gynaecologists and other investigation centres when required.