Women’s Health Services


Pregnancy care includes testing, advice on getting pregnant, care during pregnancy up until delivery, care post-delivery. We co-operate with the State-sponsored Maternity & Infant Care Scheme – full details of this programme can be found here: HSE Mother & Infant Care Scheme

Information on Cork University Maternity Hospital’s maternity care service can be found here: CUH-HSE – Antenatal Care

Family Planning & Contraception

The State provides contraception access and financial support through the State Supported Contraception Scheme.  Some of these supports are free depending on age and others are applicable only with a medical card.

For full details and eligibility conditions under the Free Contraception Scheme please see: Sexualwellbeing.ie – Contraception

For information regarding contraception services with a Medical Card / Doctor Visit Card please see: Citizensinformation.ie – Contraception

Family Planning & Contraception services include Pill options, Patch, Implanon, Mirena / IUS, Copper Coil, Non Hormonal Coil, Injection, Vaginal Ring, Emergency and Morning After Pill*

*The Morning After Pill can be taken for up to 5 days after unprotected sexual intercourse. The emergency copper coil is also available and can be inserted up to 5 days after unprotected sexual intercourse. Please seek medical advice regarding the best treatment option for you.

Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)

Screening is available for both registered and non-registered patients – males and females. The service is available by appointment only and includes:

  • Blood tests, swabs and urine sampling, as necessary
  • Prescriptions, follow-up consultation by phone and referrals, if indicated
  • Treatment such as cryotherapy where indicated
  • Safe sex advice

Our fee for this service is €100.00.