Our normal services remain curtailed because of the ongoing COVID19 pandemic. We are keeping this under continuous review and working towards resumption of normal services when it is safe to do so.
HIV service – The HIV service will continue but with some restrictions. If you have an appointment please attend at the allocated appointment time. If you have any questions or concerns please call 01 4103539 and leave a message with your name, hospital number and phone number. A member of staff will return your call as soon as possible. Please note, this phone number is for patients who attend the HIV service only.
STI service – From 22/3/21 we have Emergency and Symptomatic appointment slots available via www.swiftqueue.com. We are also providing booked appointments to patients that are referred by GP's via Healthlink/letter/fax, these patients will be triaged and appointments sent out to patients. We hope to open Routine Appointment slots in the coming weeks.
The PrEP service - Online bookings are not available at present. Patients with upcoming appointments will be contacted by the PrEP team for phone consultations. PrEP appointments will be available to book online from the 7th of April. Appointment slots will be released every Wednesday evening and Thursday afternoon 1 week in advance of clinics.
Free rapid HIV tests, information and support is available to gay and bisexual men from the MPOWER Programme - mpower.hivireland.ie. This service will continue under current restrictions.
Please consult the HSE website for up to date guidance on restricting movement following foreign travel, infection with COVID19 or if you have been identified as a close contact of COVID19, https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/. For the safety of patients and staff it is important to adhere to these guidelines. Please do not attend if you have symptoms of COVID19.
Who is getting COVID-19 vaccines now?
• People who are most at risk from COVID-19 will be vaccinated first.
• Vaccination will be offered to the next groups and by age banding.
• Have you got a PPS (Personal Public Service) number?
– You will likely need a PPS number to receive vaccination
– You can register for a PPS number at www.mywelfare.ie
More info: www2.hse.ie/covid-19-vaccine
What to have ready for vaccination
• Please make sure that your phone number is up-to-date on our system
• Please make sure that your address is up-to-date on our system
• Please make sure that your GP details are up-to-date on our system
– If any of your details have changed, or if you’re not sure if your details are up-to-date, please speak with our reception staff to help check and/or update your details on our system