Well-Person Checks

Well person checks are a specialised medical check-up that are tailored to each patient and will provide you with a snap shot of your general health. It involves a physical examination as well as bloods and other tests. The first appointment is carried out by a nurse followed by a GP led consultation 2 weeks later. Special fees apply for the well-person checks, available in the fees section.

Well-Woman Check

Visit 1: Nurse Consultation

  1. Health Questionnaire including:
    • Weight, Height & BMI.
    • Social & Family History.
    • Medical & Surgical History.
    • Medications & Allergies.
  2. Fasting Blood investigations:
    • Liver/Kidney Function.
    • Diabetes Screen.
    • Thyroid Check.
    • Cholesterol Check.
  3. Physical Examinations:
    • ECG if indicated.
    • Blood Pressure Check.
    • Urinalysis.

Visit 2: Doctor Consultation: 2 weeks later:

  1. Physical Examination including:
    • Head, Neck, & ENT.
    • Respiratory, cardiovascular & abdominal.
    • Cervical smear.
    • Breast Examination & instruction on self-examination.
  2. Blood Test results discussed.
  3. Health Promotion & Lifestyle Advice including:
    • Diet, exercise, stress management & smoking cessation
  4. Menopause: Advice and treatment options including HRT.
  5. Osteoporosis screening:
    • Preventative care.
    • Treatment
    • Referral for DEXA scans if necessary.
  6. Referral for further tests if necessary

 

Well-Man Check

Visit 1: Attend the Nurse.

  1. Health Questionnaire including:
    • Weight; Height & BMI.
    • Social & Family History.
    • Medical & Surgical History.
    • Medications & Allergies.
  2. Fasting Blood investigations including:
    • Liver/Kidney Function.
    • Diabetes Screen.
    • Thyroid Check.
    • Cholesterol Check.
    • Prostate Check.
  3. Physical Examinations:
    • ECG if indicated.
    • Blood Pressure Check.
    • Urinalysis

Visit 2: Attend the Doctor: 2 weeks later:

  1. Physical Examination including:
    • Head, Neck, & ENT.
    • Respiratory, cardiovascular & abdominal.
    • Prostate and Testicular (if indicated), and advice on self-examination.
  2. Blood Test results Discussed.
  3. Health Promotion & Lifestyle Advice including:
    • Diet, exercise, stress management & smoking cessation.
  4. Impotence Advice and Treatment.
  5. Referrals to consultants or referral for further tests if required.

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T : +353 21 477 2253

F : +353 21 4777526

A : Kinsale Quarter, New Road,
Kinsale, Co. Cork, P17 RY11

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