Childhood Health

Childhood Health

We provide a child friendly service and environment and our staff have extensive experience in child health and related illnesses.

WE ARE ADVOCATES OF CHILDHOOD IMMUNISATION

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting your child against certain diseases. The risks from having these diseases are far greater than the risk of any minor side effects from immunisation (HSE 2011).

Your Baby's vaccination/immunisations are generally administered by the Practice Nurse. The vaccines are given according to the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland. Your nurse will talk you through the procedure and answer any questions you may have. We will also provide you with written information on each vaccine published by the HSE.

Thankfully all childhood vaccines are free in Ireland and the following schedule is recommended;

  • B.C.G is given at birth in your local health centre or hospital
  • 6 in 1 & Meningococcal C is given at 4 Months
  • 6 in 1 & PCV & Meningococcal C is given at 6 Months
  • MMR & PCV is given at 12 Months
  • Meningococcal C & HIB is given at 13 Months

Please note that the six in one consists of:

  • Diphteria
  • Tetanus
  • Whooping Cough
  • Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae B)
  • Polio (Inactivated Poliomyelitis) Hepatitis B
  • PCV is the Pneumococcal vaccine

Further vaccinations will be administered in schools thereafter. Vaccines given are documented electronically and reports returned to the HSE. If you require a copy of the vaccines given then we can print you a copy of same.

 

Below is a list of issues that would be commonly addressed by your Doctor or Nurse.

  • Feeding Issues, either breast or bottle-feeding
  • Comforting a colicky baby / reflux
  • Weaning / Spoon Feeding
  • Supplementation with Vitamin D3
  • Management of skin irritations / conditions
  • Childhood asthma management
  • Child development & safety

 

You can book your appointments by phone at 01 452 1907, by email at aylesburyclinic@gmail.com, in person at reception or by simply filling out the contact form below.

AYLESBURY CLINIC

Unit 4, Aylesbury Shopping Centre,
Church Grove, Oldbawn,
Tallaght,
Dublin 24

Eircode: D24 PTK3
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Call: 01 452 1907 (office hours)
Call: 01 453 9333 (emergencies)
Fax: 01 452 4407
E-mail: aylesburyclinic@gmail.com

Public Transport - bus routes (49, 65B, 75, 54A) service the local area and the Luas stops in Tallaght village which is an approx. 10-15 min walk away from the clinic.

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