Welcome to Barrington Medical Centre

General practice and urgent care clinic

We are a team of General Practitioners and Practice Nurses, supported by a group of administrative staff. We are a Cornerstone accredited practice and are members of Pegasus Health. We assist people in the Barrington area to improve their health by the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of illness in a quality, caring, reassuring and supportive environment. Our nurses cover specialist areas, such as care of the elderly, child health, travel clinics, smear clinics,  asthma education, spirometry, sleep studies, diabetes, lifestyle and nutrition and skin clinics.

The  Medical Centre is situated in the Barrington Community Health Centre,  providing a wide range of health services on one site, including Optometry, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Laboratory, Acupuncture, Counselling and Dentistry. 

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STOP if you think you have a contagious disease such as Covid-19 or Flu

Do you have a fever or a bad cough? or have you recently arrived from overseas or been in close contact with someone confirmed with Covid-19. To prevent spread of infection do NOT visit the medical centre. Please phone and ask to speak to a practice nurse. For information on Covid-19 click on Health Links on our home page for information on the Ministry of Health website or ring the Healthline dedicated number 0800 358 5453




IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE APPOINTMENTS

Due to the rapidly changing Covid-19 situation, in most cases you will be unable to book a face-to-face appointment over the phone or online with your GP. We are phone triaging all pre-booked appointments and can offer online Virtual appointments and Phone Consultations. Please note that no patients will be allowed into the practice until screened by staff.

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health links

A comprehensive list of links to help you find information on a variety of health topics.
Click this link for the Ministry of Health Website for information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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enrol at barrington

Due to high patient numbers our books are currently closed to new patients

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repeat prescriptions

We are currently overloaded by the demand for scripts and there will be delays. Repeat scripts cannot currently be collected from the Medical Centre and will be faxed to your Pharmacy. Please let us know what pharmacy. For Online Scripts, click the ONLINE SCRIPT link above to login to ConnectMed - our secure patient portal.

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Zoster (Shingles) Vaccine

Herpes zoster (Shingles) is commonly a painful and sometimes debilitating medical condition. As many as one in three people will have Shingles in their lifetime. Zostavax Vaccines are funded (free) for patients aged 65. There is a catch up programme until the end of 2020 for those aged 66 to 80 years old and the vaccine is currently free for this age group also. Unfunded Vaccines are $240.00. Please book a nurses appointment with reception.

Influenza Vaccine

Flu vaccines are available for patients who fit the eligibility criteria; If you are pregnant, aged over 65, or are under 65 and have ongoing medical conditions, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, respiratory disease, kidney disease and some cancers and children under 4 years who have a significant respiratory illness. Unfunded vaccines begin from the 13th of April.

Measles is a highly infectious viral illness

Measles is very infectious. If you think you have measles symptoms or believe you have been exposed to measles - TELEPHONE US anytime 24/7 for advice. Do NOT visit the Medical Centre. Immunisation is the best defense. Ring us to make an appointment. There is now a good supply of vaccines.