The Cross Border Directive: Access to Surgery Abroad made simple

The Cross Border Directive (CBD) allows patients to travel abroad for necessary surgery and then be reimbursed by the HSE. Charter Medical’s patient pathway provides a doctor-lead means of accessing the CBD, a non-co-payment element, and a guarantee that the patient will receive the full amount of the procedure cost. To access this service Charter

Women’s Health Services at Charter Medical

Our aim here at our Women’s Health Clinic is to provide an easily accessible service to women to help them consult on all aspects of their health. Our team are trained to give safe, evidence-based, non-judgemental advice on a range of health topics including contraception, fertility and menopause.     There are lots of types

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland Partners with Charter Medical

Dementia advisers to refer persons with dementia to Charter Medical’s rapid access clinic under new partnership agreement The Alzheimer Society of Ireland (ASI) is delighted to announce its partnership with Charter Medical for the provision of the Rapid Access Clinic for persons with dementia. The new partnership will enable ASI’s Dementia Advisers to refer persons

Don’t fear the smear

This week is European Cervical Cancer Prevention Week – This piece on cervical screening and cervical smear tests will be the first in a series of women’s health promotion and information blogs. I will also share some of my own experiences both as a nurse and as a patient! This will hopefully encourage you to

How do I accurately check my body fat?

Body fat percentage has fast become the number that people want to know most about their body. The human body has 60,000 miles of blood vessels. It has nerve impulses that travel to and from the brain at speeds of up to 250 miles per hour (faster than a Formula 1 racecar). It has 7000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000