Welcome to Killowen Medical Centre, we hope you find our new website informative. For additional information on the various clinics and services that we offer, click below or view via our menu at the top of the screen. Feel free to contact the practice for an appointment or to order repeat prescriptions, this can also be done online.
TRIAGE: Triage by our GP, Our GP’s take it in turn to triage emergency requests for same day appointments each morning.
CHRONIC DISEASE MANAGEMENT: Our Nurse Practitioner, Agnes Duncan runs Diabetic, IHD, Stroke and Hypertension Clinics on a weekly basis. Patients are invited to attend by letter only.
ONE STOP CLINICS: Our Nurse Practitioner, Agnes Duncan runs a user friendly “One Stop” Clinic where patients with more than one of the above conditions will be seen. Patients are invited to attend by letter only.
WELL WOMAN CLINIC: All ladies should have a smear test at least every five years, here at Killowen we offer 3 yearly smear tests alongside M.O.T. and Family Planning Services. Our Nurse Practitioner, Agnes Duncan runs this clinic weekly. Patients are invited to make an appointment.
RESPIRATORY/COPD CLINIC: Our Nurse Practitioner, Agnes Duncan runs this clinic monthly. Invitation by appointment.
SMOKING CESSATION: Nurse Practitioner, Agnes Duncan provides ‘one to one’ smoking cessation sessions. Patients are requested to make an appointment.
NEW PATIENTS: Nuala Fisher, Practice Nurse runs a New Patient Clinic on a Thursday when new patients have the opportunity to have their weight, height, smoking status and lifestyle recorded and given appropriate advice and guidance.
ASTHMA CLINIC: Nuala Fisher, Practice Nurse runs an Asthma Clinic on a Thursday and patients are invite to make an appointment for their annual review.
TREATMENT ROOM: A treatment room nurses’ role is to undertake injections, dressings, ECG’s, ear syringing and any investigations e.g. blood pressure monitoring as requested in advance by the doctors. The nurses can also deal with blood tests and urine tests and give advice on travel vaccinations and other health matters. The treatment room also deal discretely with pregnancy tests.
Warfarin Clinic:- Nuala Fisher, Practice Nurse runs our new 'Warfarin Clinic'. We now have a new machine to test your INR in the health centre. The INR Clinics still take place on Thursday mornings, it now involves a simple finger prick test and will not necessitate a blood sample for the laboratory. You will be given your result of your blood test along with your Warfarin Advice Sheet while you wait.