Most medical problems are best dealt with in the surgery where there are detailed records and full equipment.
House calls are only for the very ill patients who are unable to leave home. If possible, house calls should be requested before 12 noon by phoning Main Street Clinic, Loughrea, Co. Galway at 091 842144.
An out-of-hours emergency service is provided by WESTDOC –
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 1850 365 000
WESTDOC is a Co-Operative of doctors’ already in General Practice in their local area. Our WESTDOC cell covers Loughrea and Athenry, and is based in Craughwell Health Centre. It is staffed by local Doctors. When you ring the WESTDOC phone number you will be able to discuss your medical problem with a specially trained nurse or on-call Doctor. If you require a Doctor between 6 PM to 8 AM – Monday to Friday, or anytime at weekend or Bank Holiday – Phone WESTDOC: 1850 365 000
Queries regarding surgery times, appointments or results of investigations may be dealt with by the Receptionist or Nurse. If you need to speak to a Doctor, it is the policy of our Clinic not to interrupt consultations (except in the case of an emergency). To speak to a Doctor, please phone between – 1 pm and 1.45 pm
Receipts for health / insurance / tax purposes – Our Clinic issues receipts only on date of consultation.