Student Health

Student Health Unit services are free of charge to all full-time students/apprentices.

  • Appointments to see the Doctor or Nurse can be made by telephoning or e-mailing the Health Unit during opening hours.
  • It is not possible to call to the Health Unit without first making contact by phone or email.
  • All students must be initially triaged by the Nurse prior to seeing the Doctor.
  • In the event of a medical emergency please notify a member of staff who will alert the Health Unit.
  • When making contact with the Health Unit the following information
    will be required:
    • Student Id Number
    • Name
    • Local Address and Eircode
    • Date of Birth
    • Telephone Number
    • PPS Number
  • This information will enable the efficient processing of your visit

Students who have flu-like symptoms are encouraged to ring their own GP or in the case of an emergency phone 999. Information on the Corona-Covid 19 Virus is available on HSE website.


Making an Appointment

Appointments to see the Doctor or Nurse can be made by telephoning or e-mailing the Health Unit during opening hours using the contact details below:


What are the main services offered by the Health Unit?

Please note, The Health Unit is not a replacement for a students own General Practitioner ( G.P.). The services provided are as follows:

    • Day to day/On the day illness:
    • Minor Illness: e.g. cough and colds, chest infection, gastro-enteritis, urinary tract infection…
    • Recent/New Injuries: minor injuries, burns, dressings ect…
    • Sexual Health: e.g. advice in relation to contraception, and S.T.I. prevention.
    • Mental wellbeing: students can attend the Institute doctor for advice re. recent exam stress, referral to counsellor etc…  

Counselling:

The Student Counselling Service is a professional, confidential counselling service provided to all registered students at DkIT.

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