The Surgery, Athenry is happy to treat anyone requiring medical assistance. We accept all forms of payment, cash/cheque/credit or debit cards.

Please note…
– There are some services which are not covered by the GMS card and you may be charged a fee. Our main fees are highlighted below. Other fees not listed here are posted within our surgery.
– If you feel you meet the criteria for a medical card, please go to to find out immediately if you are eligible. This website is convenient and secure and ensures faster turnaround times. Applications are processed within 15 days if you are eligible.

Service Fee
Standard consultation €50
Non-standard consultation €80
Student consultation
(with valid 3rd level/college ID)
Well Man Consult €130
Well Woman Consult €130
Review (same complaint within 2 weeks) €30
Consultation with bloods €60
Child consultation under 6 years
(with valid GMS card)
Child consultation under 6 years
(if not registered under the HSE GP Visit card scheme)
Nurse consultation €30
Bloods (fee varies) €20
Bloods (GMS routine requests) €20
Westdoc €60
Consultation and swabs €50
Joint injections/ingrown toenail procedure €80 (GMS €50)
Mirena Insertion and 6 week check up €125
Letters/forms €20
Private Illness Certs/Reprints/Scripts (not as part of consult) €15

Notice to Patients with Medical/GP Visit Cards

Your Medical/GP Visit Card entitles you to a range of services from your General Practitioner which are determined by the HSE and the Department of Health, for which the doctor receives payment from the state.

There are, however, a number of additional services provided by many General Practitioners which are not covered by the agreement between the state and General Practitioners. The most commonly requested services not covered by Medical/GP Visit Cards are listed below and if you require any of these services please consult with the practice staff to see if they are available and what arrangements are in place for the provision of such services.

  • Minor surgery
  • Chronic disease management
  • Phlebotomy services (routine blood tests)
  • Warfarin monitoring
  • Women’s and men’s health clinics
  • Dressings
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Pre-employment medicals
  • Insurance medicals/reports
  • Medical examinations for legal purposes
  • Sports medicals/reports
  • Examinations relating to fitness to drive
  • Passport/identity reports
  • Crèche reports/school attendance notes/certificates
  • Certificates/letters in support of applications for services under the Social Welfare Acts
  • Utilities reports/letters
  • Preventative services (Health checks/screening services)
  • Therapeutic counselling

Notice to Patients with Private Health Insurance

If you have private health insurance, please ensure we have your most up-to-date details regarding your insurance provider and policy number. Your health insurance may cover the following procedures which our clinicians carry out at The Surgery, Athenry:

  • Therapeutic phlebotomy/venesection
  • Cryotherapy of warts
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Keratosis
  • Suthering of wounds
  • Excision of moles, sebaceous cysts, lypomas
  • Wedge resection of ingrowing toe nails
  • Joint injections and aspirations