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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours

Christmas & New Year Opening Hours   Monday 22nd December                                     Normal Hours Tuesday 23rd December                                      Normal Hours Christmas Eve […]

Ebola Virus Outbreak

Ebola Outbreak update 11th September 2014 The 2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest Ebola outbreak in history.  As of 6th  September 2014, 4269 (probable, confirmed and suspected) cases and 2288 deaths have been reported in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.  The number of cases being reported from these countries has been increasing […]

New Clinics in Grafton Medical Practice

We are very happy to announce a number of new clinics in Grafton Medical Practice this Autumn   Cosmetic Clinic: Dr Marie Scully will be holding a Cosmetic Clinic once a month on a Friday – starting from 31st October.  Marie, a GP, with over 20 years experience has been holding Cosmetic Clinics for the […]

Get up and Go!

It is September again and time for colleges and schools to start a new year. It is an opportunity to make renewed efforts with our health. Perhaps walk to school or work if this is feasible? With shortening days, it is still important to go out and exercise. Exercise has been shown to improve physical and mental […]

IMPORTANT NOTICE: NEW FLU

IMPORTANT NOTICE  Avian Influenza & Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus If you have a temperature and the symptoms listed below and have travelled to one of the affected areas – please do not attend the practice. Please phone reception on 6712122 and one of our receptionists will arrange for you to speak to a doctor. A “suspected” case […]

Does height equate to health?

  Researchers have found that the average male is taller now than one hundred years ago, and this is most likely related to better health.  Click on the link below to find out more: http://www.thejournal.ie/tall-men-europe-11-cm-1066567-Sep2013/

Research Breakthough in Paediatric Cancer

A new research breakthrough could lead to better treatment for neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer.  Read the link below for more information: http://www.thejournal.ie/breakthrough-childhood-cancer-neuroblastoma-trinity-college-1036845-Aug2013/

What’s your IQ level?

    Iodine is linked to brain and neural development, so it’s not surprising it is also linked to IQ! Iodine is commonly added to table salt in most countries because some areas of the world would be deficient otherwise. Interestingly, this article shows the trend in iodine supplementation and how it is linked to IQ […]

Exercise can help improve both physical and mental health

  Depression and anxiety are common problems in Irish society today.  Exercise has shown to be beneficial for both physical and mental health.  Are you getting enough exercise this summer? See the article below that discusses the effects exercise can have on anxiety and depression: http://www.thejournal.ie/exercise-depression-anxiety-treatment-1007680-Jul2013/

Are you eating frozen berries this summer?

  There has been a recent outbreak of Hepatitis A in Ireland following a similar outbreak in Italy. There may be a link to imported frozen berries but this is not yet confirmed.  Are you aware of the symptoms to look out for? See the link below for more info: http://www.thejournal.ie/imported-frozen-berries-hepatitis-a-1000271-Jul2013/

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