IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE COVID POSITIVE PROCEDURE
The procedure to follow is:
- You must report your positive antigen test to the HSE using this link: https://antigentesting.hse.ie/
- Once you receive your text message from the HSE, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with patients name , date of birth, and upload screenshot of the text message from the HSE of the positive pcr or positive antigen test. We require this for our records.
- If you require illness benefit for Covid19, please advise us in your email that you require this illness benefit to be submitted. Once we receive this information from you we will submit the cert on line to the department of social welfare. If you require a private certificate please advise us of this in the email as well.
- If you are applying for the illness benefit, you may also apply online using this link: https://services.mywelfare.ie/en/topics/health-disability-illness/illness-benefit/
Types of Appointments
In order to reduce the pressure on our phone lines we have started to offer some services online.
Where possible please avail of our online services in order to keep the phone lines free for urgent queries.
If you require routine blood tests please book via our online booking system.
One of our doctors will review your request and contact you with an available appointment.
Repeat prescriptions can be prepared by contacting our prescription dedicated phone line on:
If this is a routine appointment that does not require immediate attention then we will try to accomodate you with our next available routine appointment.
If this is an urgent appointment where you need to see a doctor today then we will try to get you an appointment as soon as possible.
If this is an emergency please contact 112 or 999 immediatetly or go to your nearest emergency room.
- Chest pain
- Broken Bone
- Bad burns
Online Payment Options
At Farranfore Medical we have an online payment system whereby you will receive a text message after your appointment with a link to pay online.
Where possible we request that you pay in person after your appointment but if for example you have a telephone consultation you will receive a text message with a link to pay your bill. Reminder messages for outstanding payments will be made through this text message system also.
For a full list of our services and fees please click here
About Farranfore Medical
The Farranfore Medical Centre has been providing General Practitioner services to Mid-Kerry for many years. We aim to provide high-quality primary care to people of all ages and covering all medical needs.
Invested in the future health of rural Ireland, FMC delivers training to future healthcare providers across general practice and nursing.
Our team comprises four doctors and one GP registrar; two practice nurses, two receptionists, two secretaries, a phlebotomist and an administrator.