Kenmare Primary Care Centre
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About the Primary Care Centre

The Primary Care Centre in Kenmare is based in a custom-built premised located conveniently above the Kenmare Shopping Centre.  With 1,000 square feet of space, featuring treatment rooms, doctors' rooms, nurse stations, therapy rooms and more, the Centre is a medical facility that offers the very highest standard in facilities and plentiful room for all members of the Primary Care Team.

Our facilities have been designed with the best patient experience in mind and offer the patient comfort, convenience and privacy.  The building meets or exceeds all safety, hygiene and security requirements and has been fully certified.

 

Easy to access and convenient

Located above the Kenmare Shopping Centre the Primary Care Centre is less than five minutes walk from the centre of Kenmare.  Plenty of on-site parking is available and an underground car-park with direct elevator access to the Centre ensures that it is both easy and discrete to arrive at the Centre.

Thanks to our sitation above the Kenmare Shopping Centre we are conveniently located in close proximity to a cafe, pharmacy and supermarket - enabling patients to get a cup of tea after an appointment  or pick up prescriptions and groceries without needing to leave the building complex.

 

See for yourself...

Take a look at some of the rooms, treatment areas and other aspects of The Primary Care Centre here in our gallery section.

 

More Information

Please contact us directly if you have any questions or if we can be of assistance in any way. 

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Key Points about PCC Kenmare

  • Purpose-built, state-of-the-art facility
  • Comfortable and private consultation rooms
  • Centrally located
  • Underground parking with direct lift access
  • Wheelchair friendly

Medical Centre News

Official Opening 2014

The Primary Care Centre Kenmare was officially opened on Monday 19th of May 2014 by Minister for Health James Reilly TD and was very well attended by local people and members of the Kenmare medical community. We were also very privileged to have in attendance Mr. Ger Reaney, HSE Area Manager for Cork and Kerry Community Services. The opening was a fitting celebration for the Centre that, through the efforts and determination of all members of the Primary Care Team, offers the people of Kenmare the very highest standard of healthcare in one central location.

During his speech, Dr. Rory O’Driscoll thanked everyone who was involved in the creation and running of the Primary Care Centre and made special mention of the fact that the building in itself, while purpose-built to the highest specification, would be nothing without the people who work there and make up the Primary Care Team.

During his address to the gathered crowd, Minister Reilly acknowledged the efforts of everyone involved in Kenmare Primary Care Centre and reassured the audience of the government’s commitment to Primary Care Centres as part of a strategy dedicated to improving patient care nationwide. He thanked Dr. Rory O’Driscoll for having both the vision and the determination to see the Primary Care Centre Kenmare come to reality and also thanked Ms. Peggy Horan for her instrumental role as Transformation Development Officer for the HSE.

The opening was also attended by several local politicians and County Councillors including Senator Mark Daly, Michael Healy-Rae TD, Councillor Patrick Connor Scarteen and Councillor Johnny Healy-Rae.

The team at the Primary Care Centre Kenmare would like to sincerely thank everyone who attended and helped make the opening such a special occasion. We look forward to continuing to offer the people of Kenmare the best in healthcare in the future and we are determined that the Primary Care Centre Kenmare will remain a flagship of medical services nationwide for many years to come.

 

Healthy Heart Check Service

How healthy is your heart?

Would you like to reduce your risk of hearte disease and stroke?

Here at Kenmare Medical Centre we are delighted to announce the launch of our new Healthy Heart Check service. Offered by your trusted local doctor the check covers serveral areas and looks at different factors including:

  • Full cardiovascular history
  • Cholesterol check
  • Diabetes check
  • Blood pressure
  • BMI
  • Urinalysis
  • ECG
  • Cardiovascular examination
  • Overall cardiac risk assessment
  • Individualised risk reduction advice

This new health promotion initiative has been created to help you identify cardiovascular risk factors and to offer advice on changes that may reduce your likelihood of heart-related illness.

Please feel free to contact us directly if you have any questions or would like to arrange a time for your Healthy Heart Check! We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and help in any way we can.

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Diabetic nursing services

We are happy to announce that a new diabetic services nurse will be starting here at the centre very shortly.  Offering a range of healthcare services for diabetic patients, we are sure that our new nurse will be of great benefit to our diabetic patients.  Please contact us directly to learn more or make an appointment.

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HSE News

Official Opening 2014

The Primary Care Centre Kenmare was officially opened on Monday 19th of May 2014 by Minister for Health James Reilly TD and was very well attended by local people and members of the Kenmare medical community. We were also very privileged to have in attendance Mr. Ger Reaney, HSE Area Manager for Cork and Kerry Community Services. The opening was a fitting celebration for the Centre that, through the efforts and determination of all members of the Primary Care Team, offers the people of Kenmare the very highest standard of healthcare in one central location.

During his speech, Dr. Rory O’Driscoll thanked everyone who was involved in the creation and running of the Primary Care Centre and made special mention of the fact that the building in itself, while purpose-built to the highest specification, would be nothing without the people who work there and make up the Primary Care Team.

During his address to the gathered crowd, Minister Reilly acknowledged the efforts of everyone involved in Kenmare Primary Care Centre and reassured the audience of the government’s commitment to Primary Care Centres as part of a strategy dedicated to improving patient care nationwide. He thanked Dr. Rory O’Driscoll for having both the vision and the determination to see the Primary Care Centre Kenmare come to reality and also thanked Ms. Peggy Horan for her instrumental role as Transformation Development Officer for the HSE.

The opening was also attended by several local politicians and County Councillors including Senator Mark Daly, Michael Healy-Rae TD, Councillor Patrick Connor Scarteen and Councillor Johnny Healy-Rae.

The team at the Primary Care Centre Kenmare would like to sincerely thank everyone who attended and helped make the opening such a special occasion. We look forward to continuing to offer the people of Kenmare the best in healthcare in the future and we are determined that the Primary Care Centre Kenmare will remain a flagship of medical services nationwide for many years to come.

 

Keeping antibiotics effective

Health organisations tackle the global health risk of antibiotic resistance as antibiotic misuse threatens all our futures.

Misuse of antibiotics threatens to undermine the progress that has been made in medicine over recent decades. The overuse of antibiotics makes patients less likely to respond to treatment, warned Ireland’s leading clinicians today (Friday).

Launching the action on antibiotics campaign to mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Dr Fidelma Fitzpatrick, Consultant Microbiologist and HSE/RCPI Clinical Lead said that a casual attitude to antibiotics is damaging their effectiveness and that we are we are seeing an alarming global rise in so called ‘superbugs’, such as drug-resistant bacteria that cause pneumonia and meningitis, MRSA and E.coli.

“Taking antibiotics when they aren’t needed means that they might not work when you really need them for a serious infection. That is why the action on antibiotics campaign - supported by the Department of Health, Health Service Executive, Irish College of General Practitioners, Irish Pharmacy Union, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – is aiming to raise public awareness on the correct use of antibiotics and to preserve this precious resource for the use of future generations.

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You and Your Health Service

What is it?

The National Healthcare Charter You and Your Health Service is a Statement of Commitment by the HSE describing:

what you can expect when using health services in Ireland, and
what you can do to help Irish health services to deliver more effective and safe services.
The charter is the work of a diverse and dedicated group of people with a common goal – aiming to inform and empower people to actively look after their own health and to influence the quality of healthcare in Ireland.

It is based on eight principles: access, dignity and respect, safe and effective services, communication and information, participation, privacy, improving health and accountability. These principles have been identified through a review of national and international patient charters and through wide consultation with the Irish public

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