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Annual GP Study Day – Saturday, 4th March 2023

We were delighted to host the annual GP Study Day again this year. It was held on the 4th March 2023 in the Education & Research Centre, SVUH.

GP Study Day Programme 2023 (PDF)

Watch the recorded version of the GP Study Day 2022 on Vimeo

Please note that CPD will only be allocated to those who watched the live event, not the recorded version.

GP Referrals

Please note that all GP referrals can now go through Healthlink.

St. Vincent’s University Hospital continues to develop and maintain a strong working relationship with GPs to ensure we can provide all our patients with the most timely, efficient, relevant and best possible care.

SVUH have set up secure email address for GP use via Healthmail in the following areas:

  1. Lab Results
  2. Radiology Results
  3. Emergency Department
  4. Patient Outpatient Letters
  • The Labs and Radiology emails are for requesting non urgent results or copies of patient scans on disc only; not for referrals. The GPs has to be the patients registered GP / working in the same practice to be allowed receive the results.
  • The ED email is for sending additional patient notes for a patient that is already en-route to SVUH ED from the GP practice.
  • The Outpatient Letters email is for requesting correspondence from outpatient clinics only.
  • We will set up additional addresses for wards and departments in time and list them here on the website as they become available for use.

GP Liaison Nurse contact details:

Contact Name: Daphnie Layugan

Contact number: 01 221 4819 | 087 398 0171

Opening Hours:  Mon – Wed 07.30 – 17.30hrs, Thurs 07.30 – 1700hrs

Frailty Service/EDITH (ED in the Home)

EDITH serves patients in the hospital’s catchment area, seven days a week (8am – 6pm) who have been referred to the service by GP, Emergency Services or nursing home. The at-home service includes a full medical and targeted functional assessment by a doctor and occupational therapist including mobile ECGs and bloods.

GP Referral details (calls will be triaged):
Geriatrician hot line:  087 6391954.

St. Columcille’s Hospital Injuries Unit

Injury Units are for the treatment of minor injuries that are unlikely to need admission to hospital.

Patients can either be referred by their GP or walk in. There is no charge if patients have a full medical card or a GP referral letter. Otherwise it costs €75 to attend an injury unit.

Address:                   St. Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown, Co. Dublin
Opening hours:      Monday to Sunday 08.00 – 18.00

Suitable for the following patients:

– Aged 14 years and up
– Suspected broken bones to legs, from knees to toes
– Suspected broken bones to arms, from collarbone (clavicle) to fingertips
– All sprains and strains
– Minor facial injuries (including oral, dental and nasal injuries)
– Minor scalds and burns
– Wounds, bites, cuts, grazes and scalp lacerations
– Small abscesses and boils
– Splinters and fish hooks
– Foreign bodies in eyes/ears/nose
– Minor head injury (fully-conscious patients, who did not experience loss of consciousness or have more than one episode of vomiting after the head injury)