Pneumonia Vaccination

Pneumonia Vaccination

If you have not had the Pneumonia Vaccine or are due a booster, please arrange to get the Pneumonia Vaccination (Pneumovax) through your GP. We strongly recommend the Pneumonia vaccine for the following higher risk groups Aged over 65 years: One dose provides lifelong...
Covid-19 Antibody Blood Testing

Covid-19 Antibody Blood Testing

Slievemore GP are now offering Covid-19 IgG Antibody Blood Testing using a local private laboratory. This blood test is in popular demand but has several shortcomings: The Covid-19 blood test only indicates if a person has been exposed to the virus. It is most...
Meningitis B

Meningitis B

Meningitis B Childhood Vaccination with Meningitis C, Hib and Pneumococcal vaccines has caused a large drop in the number of children affected by Meningitis. THis means that Meningitis B is now the most common cause of Bacterial Meningitis in the UK and Ireland making...
Advice on Zika Virus Infection

Advice on Zika Virus Infection

Advice on Zika Virus Infection There is currently an epidemic of the Zika virus in a number of countries in Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Zika virus infection is an illness transmitted by infected mosquitoes, leading to flu-like symptoms including...