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  • Blog | The Keogh Practice Blog | The Keogh Practice News | Latest From The Keogh Practice - Page 2014
    WALK IN NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED vaccines are not only extremely effective for preventing disease in the individual vaccinated but they also help reduce spread of the disease Influenza vaccine is available free of charge to patients who are Over 65 Suffering from Chronic illness Carers Morbidly obese In contact with Pigs Poultry or water fowl Involved in Health care provision Pregnant any stage of Pregnancy If in doubt call or ask your Doctor if the flu vaccine is right for you Read More IMPORTANCE of SUNSCREEN Skin damage Repeated excess sun exposure over a number of years can cause damage to skin The effects of sun damage include premature skin ageing and wrinkling brown spots actinic keratoses benign warty growths on the skin and skin cancer Skin cancer About 9 in 10 non melanoma skin cancers and about 6 in 10 melanoma skin cancers the most serious form of skin cancer are thought to be caused by excessive exposure to the sun In particular episodes of sunburn greatly increase the risk Skin cells that are damaged are at greater risk of becoming abnormal and cancerous All people of all ages should protect their skin but it is even more vital to protect children Although skin cancer is rare in children the amount of sun exposure during childhood is thought to increase the risk of developing skin cancer in adult life Therefore take extra care with children and keep babies out of the sun completely How can I protect skin from the sun This is not Rocket science in short avoid the sun when it is strong cover up Hat tee shirt and use high factor sunscreen Use high factor sunscreen liberally You should apply sunscreen of at least sun protection factor SPF 15 SPF 30 for children or people with pale skin which also has high UVA protection Be sure to cover areas which are sometimes missed such as the lips ears around the eyes neck scalp particularly if you are bald or have thinning hair backs of hands and tops of feet Sunshine and vitamin D Vitamin D is vital for good health Vitamin D is made in the skin with the help of sunlight Sunlight is actually the main source of vitamin D as there is very little found in the foods that we eat This means that to be healthy you need a certain amount of sun exposure There is concern that some people may go to the extreme of avoiding the sun altogether and then become deficient in vitamin D The aim is to enjoy the sun sensibly so as to make enough vitamin D whilst not increasing the risk of skin cancer To prevent deficiency of vitamin D we need about 2 3 sun exposures per week in the summer months April to September Each exposure should last 20 30 minutes and be to bare arms and face It needs to occur in direct sunlight and not through a window It is not the same

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  • HAPPY NEW YEAR!! | The Keogh Practice
    Here is one Everyone should consider its called 5 A DAY The 5 A DAY referrs to the health benefits of getting five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables every day That s five portions of fruit and veg in total not five portions of each nalthough in australia they are going for 7 a day Considerable benifit towards healthy lifestyle and weight loss 5 A DAY diet is based on advice from the World Health Organization which recommends eating a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables a day to lower the risk of serious health problems such as heart disease stroke type 2 diabetes and obesity The health benifits of 5 a day are proven and outweigh expencive supplements and nutritional additives To Maximize benefit of your 5 A DAY your five portions should include a variety of fruit and vegetables This is because different fruits and vegetables contain different combinations of fibre vitamins minerals and other nutrients Remember potatoes dont count as they are too high in starch The Keogh Practice Home Blog Occupational Health Opening Hours Testimonials Provide Feedback New Patients Fees Home Blog Occupational Health New Patients Fees Repeat Prescriptions Request Results Who We Are Who We Are Provide Feedback Testimonials Patient Details Form Direct Debits Easy Payments The Team Doctors Nurses Phlebotomist Our Services Aviation and Marine Medicals Blood Tests Childhood vaccines Diabetic Complete Care Drivers Licence Medical Drug Screen Fertility Assessment Foot Care General Health Screening Hearing Test Heart Check Insurance Medical Lung Function Testing Our Services Medicolegal Reports Minor Surgery Occupational Health Paternity Testing Seasonal Vaccines Sexual Health Skin Sports Medicals STI Screen Travel Vaccines Vasectomy Womens Health Wound Care Choose Location Ballybricken Waterford City Lismore Park Ferrybank Mullinavat Mooncoin Dunmore East Passage East Cheekpoint 1 1 1 1 1 The Keogh

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  • CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS | The Keogh Practice
    hours 2013 December 24th 9am 1pm Ballybricken and Ferrybank surgeries December 25th 26th All Surgeries Closed December 27th 30th Ballybricken Surgery only December 31st 9am 1pm Ballybricken Surgery only January 1st All Surgerys Closed January 2nd onwards Normal Opening Hours Resume CAREDOC can be contacted for any Out of hours Emergency on 1850 334 999 We would like to wish all our patients a very happy and peaceful new year The Keogh Practice Home Blog Occupational Health Opening Hours Testimonials Provide Feedback New Patients Fees Home Blog Occupational Health New Patients Fees Repeat Prescriptions Request Results Who We Are Who We Are Provide Feedback Testimonials Patient Details Form Direct Debits Easy Payments The Team Doctors Nurses Phlebotomist Our Services Aviation and Marine Medicals Blood Tests Childhood vaccines Diabetic Complete Care Drivers Licence Medical Drug Screen Fertility Assessment Foot Care General Health Screening Hearing Test Heart Check Insurance Medical Lung Function Testing Our Services Medicolegal Reports Minor Surgery Occupational Health Paternity Testing Seasonal Vaccines Sexual Health Skin Sports Medicals STI Screen Travel Vaccines Vasectomy Womens Health Wound Care Choose Location Ballybricken Waterford City Lismore Park Ferrybank Mullinavat Mooncoin Dunmore East Passage East Cheekpoint 1 1 1 1 1 The Keogh Practice

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  • winterval | waterford festival | Red Cross |
    December With a huge array of stalls markets and events there is something for everyone A full guide of events festivities and activities is available on www winterval ie We are big fans of the Elf Workshop on Lombard Street just beside the Tower Hotel The whole family will enjoy a trip round Sanats s workhop and meeting the Elves It is a definite highlight All proceeds go to the Waterford branch of the Irish Red Cross The Keogh Practice Home Blog Occupational Health Opening Hours Testimonials Provide Feedback New Patients Fees Home Blog Occupational Health New Patients Fees Repeat Prescriptions Request Results Who We Are Who We Are Provide Feedback Testimonials Patient Details Form Direct Debits Easy Payments The Team Doctors Nurses Phlebotomist Our Services Aviation and Marine Medicals Blood Tests Childhood vaccines Diabetic Complete Care Drivers Licence Medical Drug Screen Fertility Assessment Foot Care General Health Screening Hearing Test Heart Check Insurance Medical Lung Function Testing Our Services Medicolegal Reports Minor Surgery Occupational Health Paternity Testing Seasonal Vaccines Sexual Health Skin Sports Medicals STI Screen Travel Vaccines Vasectomy Womens Health Wound Care Choose Location Ballybricken Waterford City Lismore Park Ferrybank Mullinavat Mooncoin Dunmore East Passage East Cheekpoint 1

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  • Welcome to The Keogh Practice | The Keogh Practice
    Keogh Practice welcomes Dr Deborah White and Dr Mary Cooper who have recently joined the practice Dr White worked with us as a GP registrar in 2012 2013 and joined us on her graduation from the South East GP Training scheme in July 2013 Dr Cooper recently completed her training on the North West GP Training scheme and joined us in the Keogh Practice on October 14th The Keogh Practice Home Blog Occupational Health Opening Hours Testimonials Provide Feedback New Patients Fees Home Blog Occupational Health New Patients Fees Repeat Prescriptions Request Results Who We Are Who We Are Provide Feedback Testimonials Patient Details Form Direct Debits Easy Payments The Team Doctors Nurses Phlebotomist Our Services Aviation and Marine Medicals Blood Tests Childhood vaccines Diabetic Complete Care Drivers Licence Medical Drug Screen Fertility Assessment Foot Care General Health Screening Hearing Test Heart Check Insurance Medical Lung Function Testing Our Services Medicolegal Reports Minor Surgery Occupational Health Paternity Testing Seasonal Vaccines Sexual Health Skin Sports Medicals STI Screen Travel Vaccines Vasectomy Womens Health Wound Care Choose Location Ballybricken Waterford City Lismore Park Ferrybank Mullinavat Mooncoin Dunmore East Passage East Cheekpoint 1 1 1 1 1 The Keogh Practice 27 Ballybricken Waterford

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