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Student Health Unit

The Student Health Unit (SHU) provides free on-campus medical care to all registered students. The nurse-led service operates within resource constraints so certain service service limitations apply.

The overall aim of the service is to provide a holistic approach to Health and Wellbeing and we empower the students to be proactive in their own health.

Confidentiality: All medical records are completely confidential and are maintained separate to the student college records.

  • Appointments to see the Doctor or Nurse can be made by telephoning or emailing the Health Unit during opening hours Monday to Friday 09.00 – 4.30.
  • All students must be initially triaged by the nurse prior to seeing the Doctor.
  • In the event of a medically emergency call 999/112 if necessary and please notify a member of staff who will alert the Health Unit.
  • When making contact with the SHU the following information will be requested:
  • Student ID number
  • Name
  • Local Address and Eircode
  • Date of birth

Making an Appointment

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 09.00 – 4.30.

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

What are the main services offered by the Health Unit?

Please note the Student Health unit is not a replacement for the student’s own General Practitioner (G.P.). The services provided are an addition to own GP or specialist. Students with ongoing illness or a chronic condition should continue to see their own doctor.

  • Minor Illness
  • Minor injuries
  • Sexual Health and contraception services
  • STI screening (Nurse-led free service)
  • Mental wellbeing and referral when necessary
  • Medical Emergencies-always given priority
  • Phlebotomy (as ordered by Doctor/Specialist)
  • Wound management/dressings/removal of sutures
  • Ear irrigation
  • Certification of illness
  • Health promotion advice & information
  • Sport injury referrals
  • Medical Emergency call-outs on campus-always given priority.

Useful Health Information:

Student Health Matters App: Students can access safe, evidence based and reliable health information instantly at the touch of a button via the app. Available for iPhone and Android devices and is free to download through the iOS App Store and Android Google Play.

Information and Advice for Common Conditions:


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