IMPORTANT PATIENT UPDATES
Updated : 12/08/20
DUE TO THE TEMPORARY COVID 19 LOCKDOWN IN COUNTIES KILDARE, LAOIS & OFFALY, WE REGRET THAT PATIENTS LIVING/WORKING OR VISITING THESE AREAS CANNOT ATTEND OUR CLINIC UNTIL RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED. HOWEVER WE CAN ARRANGE FOR SCANS/BLOODS AT OUR PARTNER CLINIC INSTITUT MARQUES, CLANE. CO KILDARE FOR OUR PATIENTS IN THESE AREAS.
RE APPOINTMENT ATTENDANCE – COVID 19 TRIAGE
For your safety, and the safety of our staff and other patients, All patients attending our clinic must wear a face cover and complete a Covid Triage Form PRIOR to arriving for each appointment. You will receive an email with this form in advance of your appointment, or you can complete it on our website www.kafertility.ie/covid-19-triage Your temperature will also be scanned at reception on arrival. PLEASE NOTE There YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENT UNLESS THIS FORM IS COMPLETED PRIOR TO YOUR APPOINTMENT.
Only the patient may attend as we cannot facilitate social distancing for more than one patient at a time. However a partner will be permitted to attend where necessary but must also complete the Covid Triage Form prior to arrival. Children may not attend the clinic during Covid 19 restrictions. We regret that our toilets are closed during this time but there are toilets at the entrance to the Beacon Court on the ground floor when entering from the car-park.
Our Semen Analysis Screening Clinic has re-opened. Appointments are Wednesday mornings fortnightly.
Our new PCT (Post Coital Screening) Clinic led by Dr. Kent Ayers with our partner Embryologist Dr. Robert Downer. also runs on on these days. We are the only Fertility Clinic in Ireland offering this test. Results can be provided within 24 hours.
Our Cervical Screening Clinic has re-opened however due to un-precendented demand some test results are taking up to 4 weeks
For HSE Guidelines regarding Pregnancy please click here coronavirus.html#pregnancy
For those patients who have a review consultation or new patient consultation, and who do not wish to attend the clinic, we are providing FACETIME or TELEPHONE Consultations as an alternative which can be arranged with our Admin Co-ordinator. However monitoring scans, pregnancy scans and tests will require attendance as per the timing of your cycle protocol.
In the event of any change to your appointment, we will contact you by text the evening before your appointment. Any changes of clinic opening hours will be updated on our Website and Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/kafertility/
Due to the high volume of calls, the fastest way to contact us with any medical queries, administration enquiries, or further information on the current situation, is to email us at [email protected] . For Prescriptions, Cervical Screening, Semen Screening, PCT and New Patient appointments please use the following links :
- To book your PCT Test please email [email protected]
And finally – most importantly – wishing good health and safety to all of our wonderful patients and our amazing front-line team,
, MBChB, MRCOG, MRCP