Fitzpatricks Medical Centre offer a full range of medical services to both private and public (Medical Card) patients.
Fitzpatricks Medical Centre offer a full range of medical services to both private and public (Medical Card) patients. Our premises is equipped with modern equipment and technology and our staff are highly trained and skilled to ensure your healthcare needs are met in an efficient evidence based manner.
Acute GP Services
From sore throats and blocked ears to that annoying skin rash, our doctors and nurse can assess, diagnose and treat according to the most up to date medical information.
We offer cervical screening (smear tests), STD screening and a full complement of contraceptive options to our patients. Our doctors have a special interest in fertility and have an established pathway of referral to Assisted Fertility (IVF) clinics. We provide shared Antenatal (Pregnancy) Care with private, public and Domino schemes at University Hospital Waterford.
Our male patients can be screened and treated for common illnesses like heart disease, prostate issues and erectile dysfunction (impotence). We can also arrange Semen Analysis (Sperm count) for fertility concerns.
A large part of our work at the surgery is supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties. Our doctors are both trained in Psychiatry and we have links with highly skilled counsellors and psychotherapists in the area should you require further help.
From your baby's check ups in the weeks after birth to the full schedule of Childhood Vaccinations, we are here to take care of our paediatric patients. We have a play area both in the waiting and doctors rooms to help make their visit a little less scary! We accept the Doctor Visit Card for U6s.
Chronic Disease Clinics
Specialised care for long term illnesses like asthma, diabetes and heart problems to ensure your treatment is appropriate and adequate allowing you to live your best life.
We provide a Pre Employment Medical service for several local companies. These can be tailored to your company’s needs. We also provide Vaccination Programmes for groups of employees and workplaces.
Menopause can be a time of great upheaval with life changing symptoms and an increased risk for many other illnesses. We offer a specialised assessment with both a doctor and nurse to identify those symptoms that need help whilst assessing and modifying the risk of developing other conditions like heart disease, osteoporosis and cancers.
Sports & MSK Medicine
Our doctors have huge experience in assessing diagnosing and managing sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions (problems with bones/joints/muscles). We provide Pre Participation medicals for athletes from the elite to the weekend warrior, joint injections and cardiac screening.
We provide a dedicated Well Man and Well Woman Medical which includes a full assessment by one of our doctors, medical tests with our nurse and a printed file of results with our recommendations.
Our Practice Nurse runs a comprehensive clinic which includes an assessment of your travel itinerary, up to date advice on the recommended vaccines along with a personal Travel Pack with health advice for your planned trip.
Hereditary Haemochromatosis is a common illness in Ireland. Our surgery can perform screening to diagnose the condition along with Venesection, the treatment of choice for the condition. This avoids the need to visit hospital for your treatment.
Dr Fitzpatrick has been Team Doctor with Waterford Senior Camogie since 2016 and was Club Doctor at Waterford FC from 2015 – 2020. She provides medical care and match day cover for Ballygunner Hurling Club adult teams. In addition, she does occasional work for Munster Rugby and the FAI.