COVID-19 FAQ

 

Frequently Asked Questions regarding COVID-19 and Outpatient Appointments, ER Patients & Admissions

 

Q: Are out-patient appointments going ahead in the Galway Clinic at present?

Yes, all outpatient appointments are going ahead as scheduled at present

 

Q: My Child has an outpatient appointment in the Galway Clinic, can he/she still attend?

Yes, all outpatient appointments for adults and children are going ahead as normal at present.

 

Q: If my appointment/surgery/ admission is cancelled will I be notified?

In the event that any appointments, admissions or surgeries are cancelled that Galway Clinic will contact each patient to inform.

 

Q: I need assistance and need someone to assist me to my appointment, can a family member or friend come with me?

Yes, please feel free to being someone with you for your appointment.

 

Q: I have an outpatient appointment/admission and I feel slightly unwell, what should I do?

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 such as:

  • A Cough

  • Shortness of breath

  • Breathing difficulties

  • High Temperature

Please contact the Galway Clinic in advance of your appointment on 091 785000

 

Q: I need to attend the Galway Clinic Emergency Room for a non COVID-19 illness, what should I do?

We would encourage all patients to contact our Emergency Room in advance of all visits. Please contact the Emergency Room directly on 091 785999 so we can begin to plan you care in advance.

Our Emergency Room opening hours are Monday – Friday 10 am – 6 pm, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 10 am – 5 pm.

Please note that these times are subject to change at short notice, please contact us directly on 091 785999 before you travel.

 

Q: I am worried that I may have COVID-19 or been in contact with someone with COVID-19. What should I do?

The Galway Clinic is not a receiving hospital for COVID-19 and we do not have the ability to test for COVID-19.

You should make direct contact via telephone with HSE Live on 1850 241 850 or visit there dedicated website here