Child Health

Kids Doctor LimerickAll of our GPs have extensive paediatric experience and all have completed postgraduate Diplomas in Child Health in addition to their undergraduate and postgraduate paediatric training for membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners.

Ennis Road Medical Centre accepts and welcomes children as part of the government's recently launched scheme for free health care for under six year old children.
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Our doctors are experienced in managing an extensive range of chronic diseases and to welcome the government's new scheme to provide structured asthma reviews in primary care.

We also encourage preventative health care including weight and development checks and provide a full range of childhood vaccines. These include those provided for free by us as part of the national immunisation schedule. Further details on your child's recommended vaccines can be found at www.immunisation.ie. However we would also encourage parents to consider further vaccination against diseases such as Chicken Pox and Meningitis B. Please discuss your child's immunisation needs with our doctors or nurses if you have any concerns or queries.

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