Welcome to Gorey Family Practice.
Gorey Family Practice is a General Practice (GP) Surgery. We provide general medical care, women’s health and maternity services, childhood and travel immunisations, pre-employment health checks and well person (well man / well woman) health checks. You can see the nurse or the doctor to discuss contraception and family planning. We also perform minor surgical procedures and work with the local health service to arrange investigation and treatment where required.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccine
Update Tuesday 04/05/2021 – We received our expected delivery of vaccines on Monday 3rd May. From the 3rd May we are vaccinating people aged 18 to 59 who are in the high risk groups. The HSE has arranged for people aged 50 to 69 who are not high risk to get their Covid 19 vaccine at the vaccination hubs. People in those age-groups will be offered the Astra-Zeneca or Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) vaccines. The HSE will not give us vaccines for people in those age-groups which is why we are not able to vaccinate those people. If you are in that age group you must register with the HSE through their portal. Click here to access the HSE Portal or phone the HSE COVID-19 Helpline on 1850 24 1850. Be aware the telephone option is slow. The HSE will vaccinate those groups at their vaccination centers and not at Gorey Family Practice.
For patients aged 50-69 click here to access the HSE COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Portal on the HSE website.
Click here to find out more information about the HSE COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Portal. You will need your PPS Number, Eircode, mobile phone number and email address to register online, through the portal.
If you have any problems accessing or using the portal please ring the HSE COVID-19 Helpline on 1850 24 1850.
Click here to read information from the HSE about the Covid-19 Vaccine.
My child has been been told to isolate/restrict movement by the HSE or our GP – please click here to read the most up-to-date advice from the HSE website.
I am a close contact of a confirmed positive case – please click here to read the most up-to-date advice from the HSE website.
I got a text from you about being “at risk” – our computer system has identified some people as being at higher risk of complications from COVID-19. The system is not perfect so please check the groups below (Advice for groups at higher risk) and see if you fit any of them. If you are unsure please phone us.
Changes at Gorey Family Practice – The practice has expanded its accommodation at Gorey Shopping Centre. This will help to avoid crowding and so reduce the risks from COVID-19.
Changes to repeat prescription requests – We have changed how we deal with prescription requests. You no longer have to send in a paper request or come to the surgery to collect your regular prescription. Patients on long-term medication can now request their repeat prescription directly from this website. When you have sent the request to us we will prepare the prescription and send that to the pharmacy of your choice. You will only need to come to the surgery if you require tests or if you need an examination to check on your condition. Click here to use this new service*.
*Please note that for private patients there is a €20 charge for repeat prescriptions.
Changes to how we book appointments – All patients will need to have a telephone consultation with a doctor or nurse before they come to the surgery. This is to manage the risk of COVID-19 for patients and staff.
Vaccines – These will be very important. Ensure that your child gets their routine vaccinations on time. Everyone should consider getting the annual flu vaccine which will be available from September.
Government advice may change from time to time – Please keep up to date: https://www2.hse.ie/coronavirus/
Financial support for those affected by COVID-19 – There are a range of government supports available through https://services.mywelfare.ie/en/topics/covid-19-payments/
Advice for groups at higher risk – Please click on the links below to check your status:
- Asthma and COPD
- Blood Cancer
- Crohn’s & Colitis
- Heart Disease and stroke
- Kidney disorder
- Pregnant Women
- Very high risk groups
Community support available -You may need help with the collection and delivery of food or other items, or you may be feeling stressed. Visit: https://www2.hse.ie/services/
To avoid the spread of COVID-19 the Coolgreany Surgery will be closed from Friday 13th March until further notice. Patients should contact Gorey Family Practice on 053-9422267 for further information or to make an appointment at our surgery in Gorey Shopping Centre.
To make an appointment please phone 053-9422267. Outside of the above hours, if you have a problem that cannot wait until the next day, please contact CareDoc on 0818 300 365.
General Data Protection Regulation
New data protection legislation came into effect on 25/5/2018
We are unable to give out prescriptions or social welfare certificates to anyone, other than the patient, unless we have written consent to do so.
Please do not ask another person to collect documents or results without giving us written consent to allow that person to collect your documents. Please remind the person that they must show ID when they come to collect documents.
Would you like to receive a reminder about your appointment? We can send a reminder to your mobile phone. If you would like to set up a ‘TEXT ALERT’ system, please ask the receptionist.
We are a training practice with University College Dublin and teach medical students and doctors. We help University College Dublin to train paramedics.