#GPdiary Dr Eamonn Shanahan, Farranfore, Kerry

#GPdiary Dr Eamonn Shanahan, Farranfore, Kerry

The third generation of Shanahan GPs provide a modern patient-centred practice in a scenic area of the south east of Ireland. NAME OF PRACTICE  Farranfore Medical Centre ESTABLISHED The predecessor to the practice was my grandfather’s practice (established in 1921)...
#GPdiary Dr Anna McHugh, Bunbeg Medical Centre, Donegal

#GPdiary Dr Anna McHugh, Bunbeg Medical Centre, Donegal

A GP in training in a rural area of Donegal sees dozens of patients on a varied day at the coalface. PRACTICE NAME Gaoth Dobhair Medical Centre,, Bunbeg, Co. Donegal STAFF PROFILE 5 doctors, 1 practice nurse, 4 clerical staff. Dr McHugh is a 3rd year GP registrar,...
#GPdiary Dr Tony Cox in Ennis, Co Clare

#GPdiary Dr Tony Cox in Ennis, Co Clare

A 12-hour day for an established GP in a busy town starts at the nursing home. PRACTICE NAME Fergus Medical Centre, Ennis, Co. Clare ESTABLISHED Fergus Medical Centre was established in 1994. Dr Cox moved to Ennis from Carrigaholt in west Clare in March 1994. He took...
#GPdiary Dr Edel McGinnity, Mulhuddart, west Dublin

#GPdiary Dr Edel McGinnity, Mulhuddart, west Dublin

A unique and bustling practice where one third of patients are children, and one quarter are non-nationals. PRACTICE NAME: Riverside Medical Centre, Mulhuddart Village, west Dublin PRACTICE PROFILE  Practice founded by Dr Linda King in 1984 , Dr McGinnity  joined in...
#GPdiary Dr Rukshan Goonewardena, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan

#GPdiary Dr Rukshan Goonewardena, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan

This practice sees a wide range of people on a typically busy day. PRACTICE NAME Ballyjamesduff Family Practice, Granard Road, Ballyjamesduff, Co. Cavan ESTABLISHED: 40 years ago. Dr Goonewardena joined in 2016, and Dr Emer Byrne in 2018. PATIENT PROFILE  Medical...