Regional Hub For Women’s Health Established At Nenagh Hospital

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A Regional hub for women’s health being established at Nenagh Hospital will improve access to diagnostics and reduce wait times for specialist care for women in the Mid West region.

Located in the new €1.4 million extension to the outpatients department in Nenagh, a the initiative includes: An ambulatory gynaecology unit,  a Menopause clinic and a  Subfertility service The ambulatory gynaecology service commenced last month and these services are being established as one-stop, “see-and-treat” gynaecology clinics in which women can be assessed and treated following a GP referral.

This new model will improve access to diagnostics and treatment, resulting in fewer hospital visits and reducing overall wait times for women.

In the coming weeks, a specialist menopause clinic will open in Nenagh as the regional hub for women’s health continues to take shape.

This will initially entail one consultant clinic and one GP clinic per week. A clinical nurse specialist in menopause is also being recruited for this service. The appointment of a specialist in fertility services is expected to take place later this year.