This is a new service which we provide for patients with Haemochromatosis. It involves the removal of excess iron from the body. It is a 30 minute appointment with the nurse, usually carried out in the afternoon.
To avail of this service an intial appointment with one of the doctors is required, or a direct referral by a consultant.
Venesection is generally covered by private insurance, as long as all the usual criteria are met, (Please check with your individual insurance provider). If you have no private medical insurance there will be a fee (€70.00). This service is not covered by the GMS card, or doctor’s visit card. (there is a fee of €50).