Blog Archives

Receiving Results of Tests

Our system for managing test results has worked well over the years, but at your request we have updated the general info page of this website to explain and reinforce the key messages about this. We will also be updating

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COVID 19 – new coronavirus infection

Do you need to worry? At time of this post (12 Feb 2020), we are not aware of cases in Ireland, although there have a very small number of cases in the UK, and it is obviously a significant problem

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February – COPD!

We hope that you’ve got through dry January or Veganuary, and that you’re doing well with your New Year Resolutions. This year we’re going to pick on a different health issue each monthly, and this will be featured also on

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Appointment Pressure and Cancellations

We are very aware of pressure on appointments at this time of year. The practice tries to maintain a mix of pre-booked and urgent appointments, to facilitate you when looking for an appointment. One difficult area is when patients fail

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Christmas 2019 and New Year 2020

The doctors, nurse and staff at Wheaton Hall would like to wish all our patients and friends a Happy Christmas and a Healthy New Year. We hope (for your sake) that you don’t need medical services over the holiday season,

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Flu vaccine 2019

Flu vaccine is now available in the practice for winter 2019/20. We strongly recommend the flu vaccine for potentially vulnerable patients, especially older people, those with chronic diseases and pregnant women. For more details HSE Flu Vaccine Information We feel

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New face

Everyone in the practice would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Funmi Ikotun who has recently started working in the practice. Dr. Funmi is a graduate of the North East GP training scheme, and has been working locally.

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Doctors changing

We would like to inform you that Dr. Mark Campbell has completed his registrar year at Wheaton Hall. We are sorry to see Mark leave. He has been popular with patients and staff alike. We would like to thank him

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World Family Doctor Day 2019

Today May 19th is World Family Doctor Day 2019. We are pleased to associate with our GP colleagues, both nationally and internationally, who continue to provide care to families and people of all ages – truly “from the cradle to

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Getting Ready for the summer

Isn’t it great to see the longer days and more sunshine (most of the time!). A great opportunity to get outside, get fit and get healthy. There’s always a snag however, and that is the risk of sun damage to

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