cardiology

Barringtons Services


We offer an Allergy Skin Testing Service for patients.

 

Patients will be seen by the Consultant Dermatologist who will arrange the appropriate allergy testing appointment. Patients will be asked to complete an allergy questionnaire and a member of the nursing staff will administer the skin allergy tests.  These will cover common pollen, dust mites, animal, food and fungal spore allergens.

 

A report will be written by the consultant, based on the test results and the questionnaire. The report will be sent direct to the patient’s GP or referring Consultant.

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Farhana Khan

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Professor Dominic Harmon
Dr. Fasih Khan
Dr. Brendan Conroy
Dr. Joseph Lee
Dr. Richard McEllistrem
Dr. Magesh Shanmugam
Dr. Aftab Baloch

The Audiologist based in the Hospital has many years experience of identifying hearing loss in both adults and children and offer a wide range of solutions to all hearing problem. The Audiologist provides hearing tests to determine whether or not someone can hear within the normal range. If not the audiologist will determine which portions of hearing (high, middle, or low frequencies) are affected and to what degree. If a hearing loss is detected advice will be offered to the patient as to what options (e.g. hearing aids, cochlear implants, surgery, appropriate medical referrals) may be of assistance

 

Access to Service:
Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. Michael Power

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. Ralph Keane

Barringtons Hospital offers a wide range of high quality cardiac services which include:

 

Consultation with Cardiologist

ECG

Echocardiogram

Exercise Stress Test

24 hour Holter Monitor

24 hour BP Monitor

 

Appointments are made by GP/Consultant referral only.

 

If you require any further information please contact Catherine Drew on 061 490560 or email cardiology@bhl.ie

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Abid Hussaini

An Electroencephalogram (EEG) records electrical activity of your brain using special sensors (electrodes) that are attached to your scalp and connected to a computer. Certain conditions, such as epilepsy, can be seen by changes in the normal pattern of the brain's electrical activity.  Both waking and sleep deprived EEGs can be performed.

 

Appointments are made by GP/Consultant referral only.

 

If you require any further information please contact Catherine Drew on 061490567 or email eeg@bhl.ie

 

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Sean Connolly
Dr. Elizabeth O’Mahony

 

 

Cosmetic, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is carried out not only to improve physical appearance but also to improving function and enhancing general well-being for people with congenital deformities, those who have had accidents or injuries, and cancer sufferers.


The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of conditions using the following surgical procedures;

Skin Lesions                           

Breast Surgery

Hand Surgery

Cosmetic Procedures including;

Medical Cosmetics  

Surgical Cosmetics (Aesthetic Surgery)


We currently have two consultants offering appointments in the area of

Cosmetic, Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery.

 

 

 

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Jenny Lynch
Mr. Vikram Vijh

Dermatology is a medical specialty focusing on skin diseases such as skin cancers, acne, moles, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and skin conditions arising from other diseases.  Our Consultant Dermatologist has weekly theatre sessions at the hospital.
The range of dermatology services available at the hospital includes the following:
Allergy Testing - For further details regarding this service please click here
Phototherapy
Lumina Laser Therapy

 

Access to Service:
Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Farhana Khan

The consultant provides individual therapeutic dietary advice for patients on a number of dietary conditions.

This is an outpatient only facility at the Hospital.

 

Access to Service:

Please note that referral can be via self or by letter from a GP/ Consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Ms. Elaine McGowan

Endocrinology is the medical specialty that treats disorders of the endocrine system, including the thyroid and adrenal glands, which help control the body's metabolic activity.

Conditions include diabetes, nutritional and metabolic disorders, and bone disorders such as osteoporosis.

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Mary Ryan

Our dedicated Endoscopy Suite is located on the second floor of the hospital.  

We perform procedures under local anaesthetic or sedation.  

 

Patients arriving at our facility always receive personal, friendly and efficient service. We strive to minimize the time and inevitable anxiety associated with endoscopy investigations, while making sure that we maintain our high standards of individual attention, thoroughness, and quality.

 

Our skilled and dedicated nursing staff and support staff provide outstanding care for the patient and technical support to the Consultant ensuring the highest standards of care and safety.

 

After procedures are completed, patients are returned to the recovery area where light refreshments are offered and test results are explained by the Consultant.

 

We are fully equipped to perform both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as:-

 

Gastroscopy 

Colonoscopy 

Flexible sigmoidoscopy 

Flexible cystoscopy 

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Jane English
Dr. Maeve Skelly
Dr. Manus Moloney
Mr. Eoghan Condon
Mr. Paul O’Byrne
Mr. David Waldron
Mr. Ralph Keane
Dr Heather Holloway

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons are trained in the surgical and medical treatment of conditions of otology (disease of the ear), rhinology (disease of the nose), laryngology (voice disorders), head and neck surgery, facial plastic surgery and paediatric otolaryngology (ENT disorders in children)

The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of the following: 

 

The ears

Hearing loss 

Ear infections 

Balance disorders 

Ear noise (tinnitus). 

 

The nose

Injuries to the nose 

Deformities of the nose 

Adenoidectomy 

Sinus infections 

Seasonal allergies (hay fever) 

Tumours of the nose and sinuses. 

 

The throat

Inflammations of the throat (tonsillectomy) 

Laryngitis 

Snoring 

Voice and swallowing disorders 

Tumours of the throat and larynx. 

 

Head and neck

Swelling of the neck 

Cysts 

Thyroid disorders and tumours (cancerous and non-cancerous) of lymph and salivary glands. 

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

 

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Professor John Fenton
Mr. Neville Shine
Mr. Charles Shinkwin
Mr. Joseph Hughes

Our dedicated Endoscopy Suite is located on the second floor of the hospital.
We perform procedures under local anaesthetic or sedation.

Patients arriving at our facility always receive personal, friendly and efficient service. We strive to minimize the time and inevitable anxiety associated with endoscopy investigations, while making sure that we maintain our high standards of individual attention, thoroughness, and quality.

Our skilled and dedicated nursing staff and support staff provide outstanding care for the patient and technical support to the Consultant ensuring the highest standards of care and safety
After procedures are completed, patients are returned to the recovery area where light refreshments are offered and test results are explained by the Consultant.

We are fully equipped to perform both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as:-

Gastroscopy
Colonoscopy
Flexible sigmoidoscopy
Flexible cystoscopy

Access to Service:
Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Jane English
Dr. Maeve Skelly
Dr. Manus Moloney
Dr Heather Holloway

Our dedicated Endoscopy Suite is located on the second floor of the hospital. 

We perform procedures under local anaesthetic or sedation. 

Patients arriving at our facility always receive personal, friendly and efficient service. We strive to minimize the time and inevitable anxiety associated with endoscopy investigations, while making sure that we maintain our high standards of individual attention, thoroughness, and quality.

Our skilled and dedicated nursing staff and support staff provide outstanding care for the patient and technical support to the Consultant ensuring the highest standards of care and safety.

After procedures are completed, patients are returned to the recovery area where light refreshments are offered and test results are explained by the Consultant.

We are fully equipped to perform both diagnostic and therapeutic procedures such as:-

Gastroscopy
Colonoscopy
Flexible sigmoidoscopy
Flexible cystoscopy

Access to Service:
Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Jane English
Dr Heather Holloway
Dr. Manus Moloney
Dr Jude Ryan
Dr. Maeve Skelly
Professor Deirdre McGrath

Surgery at the Hospital is performed by experienced consultants w in their field of expertise, so you can be confident that you are receiving the highest level of surgical care.

 

The hospital offers a wide range of surgery as a daycase and overnight care for more complex procedures, including:

 

Varicose Veins

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Hernia Repairs 

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

Location & Contact Details

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. Paul O’Byrne
Mr. Paul Burke
Mr. Ralph Keane
Mr. David Waldron
Mr. Eamon Kavanagh
Professor Calvin Coffey
Mr. Eoghan Condon

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr Jude Ryan

We offer a comprehensive range of services for large number of conditions.  We offer investigation and treatment of gynaecological conditions such as endometriosis; menopause; pelvic pain and menstrual disorders.

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Cathy Casey
Mr. Muhammad Umar

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. Muhammad Umar

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is carried out not only to improve physical appearance but also to improving function and enhancing general well-being for people with congenital deformities, those who have had accidents or injuries, and cancer sufferers.

 

The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of conditions using the following surgical procedures:

 

Skin Lesions
Breast Surgery
Hand Surgery
Cosmetic Procedures including:
Medical Cosmetics
Surgical Cosmetics (Aesthetic Surgery)

 

Access to Service:
Please note that a referral letter from a GP may be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Jenny Lynch
Mr. Vikram Vijh

 

Barringtons Hospital offers a wide range of high quality Imaging services which include:

Plain Radiography (X-Ray), CT scans and OPG’s(panoramic dental x-rays).

 

Appointments are made by GP/Consultant referral only.   

 

A Walk in service for X-Rays and OPG x-rays is provided Monday to Friday between 9am – 5.30pm, provided the patient has a referral letter.  However it is advised that you ring ahead to avoid disappointment. 

 

This service is performed by our radiographers and reported on by a Consultant Radiologist.  Reports are issued to referring GP / Consultant within 48hours.

 

If you require any further information please contact Catherine Drew on 061490560 or email xray@bhl.ie 

 

MRI services are provided in the hospital by Alliance Medical

 

 

If you require any further information please contact Alliance Medical 061490590 or by fax on 061 490595

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr Alex Stafford
Dr Padraig O'Brien
Dr Bryan Kenny
Dr James Crotty
Dr Fintan Wallis
Dr Paul Hession

A full range of Haematology, Biochemistry, Endocrinology, Immunology, Microbiology, Serology/Virology tests are available for out-patients and in-patients

 

The Department of Pathology is a well equipped modern facility providing a comprehensive diagnostic service to both internal and external clients.  The Pathology service is consultant led and Clinical advice and interpretation is available at all times. 

 

The Phlebotomy (Blood Tests) Department operates a walk-in service for all routine blood tests.  Personalised profiles can be arranged to suit the individual Client, (Consultant, GP, alternative therapists, Clinic’s etc).

 

Please call the Laboratory Services Manager on 061 490550

If you are unsure about your test, please contact us for advice.


Telephone:  061 490556

Fax:  061 312939

Email:                bmclab@bhl.ie

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. John Coyne
Dr. Vourneen Healy
Dr. Peter Faul
Dr. Elizabeth Mulcahy
Dr. Peter Kelehan

Neurology is the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or disorders of the nervous system, including the brain and spinal cord, as well as related nerves, muscles, and their blood supplies.

 

Conditions treated include seizures, migraines, Alzheimer's disease, and Parkinson's disease, among others.

This is an outpatient only facility at the Hospital.

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Helena Moore
Dr. Peter Boers

Obstetrics is the medical specialty dealing with the care of all women's reproductive tracts and their children during pregnancy(prenatal period), childbirth and the postnatal period.

This is an outpatient only facility at the Hospital.

 

Your Obstetrician will explain all aspects of the treatment options available at your initial consultation.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Professor Amanda Cotter

We offer a comprehensive eye service.  Our ophthalmologists provide comprehensive consultation, evaluation, and treatment of eye conditions ranging from the most common to complex disorders. Specialist services include:
 
Cornea & Ocular Surface Diseases 
Cataract & Refractive Surgery 
Glaucoma 
Vitreous & Retinal disorders 
Neuro-ophthalmic disorders 
Plastic & reconstructive surgery for disorders of eyelids and eye orbits 
 
The range of activity available at the hospital the following: 
 
Small incision cataract surgery 
Glaucoma surgery 
Anti-VEGF injections for Macular Degeneration 
Eyelid surgery 
Squint surgery 
Retinal detachment surgery 
Visual field testing 
Fluorescein angiography 
Minor lid surgery 
YAG laser treatment (single and double Yag laser) 
Retinal laser treatment 
Injections for the treatment of Age Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) 
Biometry 
Botulinum Toxin treatment 
 
Access to Service:
Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Optician will be required for each patient attending the consultant.
 
 
 

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. David Kent
Ms. Sylvia Jungkim
Mr. Sean Chen
Mr Ruaidhrí Kirwan

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is surgery to correct a wide spectrum of diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral and maxillofacial region.  

We offer an Orthopantomogram (OPG) Service, also known as an "orthopantogram" or "panorex", which is a panoramic scanning dental X-ray of the upper and lower jaw. It shows a two-dimensional view of a half-circle from ear to ear.  To make an appointment for an OPG only, please call us on: 061 490560

 

The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of the following:

 

Lesions and Diseases of the Mouth, Face, Neck and Jaws

Removal of Impacted Teeth

Removal of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

Cysts of the Jaws

Facial Pain Exposures

Clearance

Apicectomy 

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Dentist will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

 

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Deirdre Tobin
Mr. Michael Gilbride

Orthopaedics is the branch of medicine that focuses on injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system (the body's muscles, skeleton, and related tissues), including the spine, joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves.

 

The orthopaedic services are supported by Operating Theatres, Physiotherapy and Imaging (X-ray, Ultrasound, CT & MRI) .

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. Breandán Long
Mr. Dermot O’Farrell
Mr. Denis Dartée
Mr. Michael Gilmore
Mr. K Maha Lingam

We provide Consultant led paediatric services to children from birth to age 16 years.  

This is an outpatient only facility at the Hospital.

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Michael J Mahony
Dr. Con Sreenan

Pain Medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of painful disorders. Making a diagnosis involves clinical assessment, radiological investigation, blood tests and provocation testing. 

 

Pain and its associated symptoms may arise from a single cause, such as postoperative pain.  Pain can also constitute the primary problem, such as neuropathic (nervous system) pains or headaches

 

The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of the following:

 

Degenerative spinal disease (cervical, thoracic and lumbar arthritic facet joints,

degenerative discs and vertebral fractures) 

Trigeminal / occipital neuralgia

Types of chronic headache and facial pain

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Professor Dominic Harmon
Dr. Richard McEllistrem
Dr. Brendan Conroy

Physiotherapy is a health profession concerned with helping to restore well-being following injury, pain or disability. Using knowledge from our extensive scientific background of human anatomy and physiology, our Chartered Physiotherapists can help to:

 

Assess, diagnose and treat conditions and illnesses that affect people in all ages and social groups.

Assist a patient to prevent injury in the workplace or on the sports field.

Promote healthier life styles for all.

 

Our Chartered Physiotherapists will assess and analyse the effect of illness, disability, injury and inactivity on your functional ability. Our Chartered Physiotherapists will then design a treatment programme specifically for you based on your aims, goals and functional ability levels. Progress is regularly reviewed and treatment programmes are modified to help you achieve the best outcome possible. 

 

Our Chartered Physiotherapists use modalities such as Education, Manual Therapy, Massage Therapy, Exercise Prescription, Dry Needling, Strapping/Taping and Electrotherapy within treatment programmes.

 

Contact Details

The Physiotherapy Department may be contacted on 

Telephone: 061 490578

Email: physio@bhl.ie

Opening Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5.30pm 

Early or Late Evening Appointments available on request.

 

Services Provided

We provide physiotherapy care to outpatients and inpatients

Appointments to the Physiotherapy Department are made by GP or Consultant referral only. 


Barringtons Hospital offers a wide range of high quality Imaging services which include:

Plain Radiography (X-Ray), CT scans and OPG’s(panoramic dental x-rays).

 

Appointments are made by GP/Consultant referral only.  

 

A Walk in service for X-Rays and OPG x-rays is provided Monday to Friday between 9am – 5.30pm, provided the patient has a referral letter.  However it is advised that you ring ahead to avoid disappointment. 

 

This service is performed by our radiographers and reported on by a Consultant Radiologist.  Reports are issued to referring GP / Consultant within 48hours.

 

If you require any further information please contact Siobhán Barry on 061490560 or email xray@bhl.ie

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr Alex Stafford
Dr Padraig O'Brien
Dr Bryan Kenny
Dr James Crotty
Dr Fintan Wallis
Dr Paul Hession

The Respiratory Service at Barringtons Hospital provides a high quality service that is tailored to the needs of the patients it serves. Specialist advice and support is offered to patients with respiratory problems such as breathlessness and cough with a range of conditions such as Asthma, COPD, Interstitial Lung Disease, Bronchiectasis, Tuberculosis and Sleep Apnoea being diagnosed and managed via this service.

Patients with suspected lung cancer should be referred directly to one of the National Rapid Access Lung Cancer Centres

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Professor Deirdre McGrath

The specialty includes a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions which vary from the complex inflammatory disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and connective tissue disease, to degenerative joint disease and soft tissue disorders affecting muscle, tendon, ligament, bursa, intervertebral disc and meniscus.

 

The consultants also treat soft tissue rheumatic disorders brought on by exercise and hypermobility disorders.

 

The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of the following:

 

General Rheumatology

Inflammatory Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoarthritis

Sero Negative Arthitis

Soft tissue Rheumatism

Crystal arthritis & Gout

Connective tissue disorders

Sports Medicine

Hypermobility

Lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosis) SLE

Osteoporosis

Sarcoidosis

Vasculitis

Myositis

Neck Pain

Chronic Fatigue


Infusion Service

Certain Rheumatologic conditions can be treated with intravenous (IV) infusions of a medication. Some of the conditions that are treated with an IV drug infusion include:

 
Ankylosing spondylitis
Crohn's disease
Osteoporosis
Psoriatic arthritis 
Rheumatoid arthritis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Ulcerative colitis
 

Patients will be seen by the Consultant Rheumatologist who will arrange the appropriate IV Infusion treatment. Patients will be admitted to the hospital where a member of the nursing staff will administer the IV Infusion under the guidance of your consultant. Your condition will be monitored throughout.

 

Access to Service: Please note that a referral letter from a GP will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Dr. Ahmed El Rafie
Dr. Dominic Cooke

Urology is the branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract and urogenital system.

 

The Consultant specialises in problems of the urinary tract and male reproductive system to include:

 

Prostate Cancer

Erectile dysfunction

Bladder cancer

Overactive Bladder

Sexual Health

Benign prostate hyperplasia

Testicular cancer

Urinary Incontinence

Genito-urinary disorders

Prostatitis

Bladder disease

Adrenal disorders

Penile cancer

Kidney and renal disorders

Penile reconstructive surgery

 

The range of activity available at the hospital includes the management and treatment of conditions using the following surgical procedures:

 

Cystoscopy

Epidiymal Cyst

Vasectomy

Circumcision

Frenuloplasty

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. Imtiaz Ahmad
Mr. John Drumm

Surgery at the Hospital is performed by experienced consultants within their field of expertise, so you can be confident that you are receiving the highest level of surgical care.

 

The hospital offers a wide range of surgery as a daycase and overnight care for more complex procedures, including:

 

Varicose Veins

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

Hernia Repairs 

 

Access to Service:

Please note that a referral letter from a GP / Consultant will be required for each patient attending the consultant.

The following Consultant(s) are currently offering appointments:

Mr. Paul O’Byrne
Mr. Paul Burke
Mr. Eamon Kavanagh