Vhi 360 Health Centre
Putting the heart into healthcare
Putting the heart into healthcare
Holistic care for women experiencing symptoms of perimenopause and menopause.
What is the difference?
Perimenopause is the transitional period leading up to menopause. For most women, it begins between 45-55-years-of-age.
Menopause is the permanent cessation of menstruation (periods). The average age of this in Ireland is 51-years-of-age.
Perimenopause and menopause are typically associated with certain symptoms, some of which can have a profound impact on quality of life.
Our clinic can help with the following symptoms:
Referral for additional investigation or treatments may take place occasionally, if those required are unavailable at this location. Cover for these are as per your plan benefits and Terms and Conditions.
Our women's health service provides wraparound care with multiple healthcare providers and services in Vhi 360 Health Centre, Carrickmines.
Led by GPs with a special interest in women's health who provide a personalised, holistic assessment.
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist
Can help with conditions such as urinary incontinence, uterine prolapse, painful sexual intercourse, difficulty with penetration and decreased sensation during intercourse.
Symptoms including depressed mood, anxiety, irritability, mood swings, low self-esteem and difficulty with concentration can occur during menopause.
Physical activity, diet, smoking and alcohol consumption have a significant impact on menopause symptoms. Our Health Coach can empower you to make and sustain positive lifestyle changes to reach health goals.
Access state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment from scans to X-rays and more. If required, an appointment for diagnostics will be scheduled at the earliest availability and convenience, following your initial consultation. Other clinical tests can include bloods, swabs and urine analysis.
Produces images of internal areas of the body to assist diagnosis of many conditions.
Can screen internal organs using an imaging test with high frequency sound waves. Transvaginal ultrasounds are available here.
A type of x-ray used to evaluate body composition, such as fat and muscle mass and location.
Uses a strong magnetic field and radio frequency waves to produce detailed images.
You can book an appointment with Vhi app.
WHAT TO BRING
Your policy number and a copy of previous blood tests/investigations relevant to women's health, if possible. Contactless payment is advised.
We may ask some screening questions to identify if isolation is required, due to viral symptoms.
A face mask will be provided, if required.
If you have an illness or any viral symptoms (including sore throat, runny nose, headache or fever) please do not walk in to a clinic, please call us to make an appointment.
Face masks are no longer required in healthcare settings however you are welcome to wear one and in certain circumstances, patients and staff will be required to wear one.
Many of our plans offer full cover for an initial visit, with an excess.
If you need follow-up care, you may be fully covered for a number of visits.
Should you be referred for additional visits with a consultant or specialist led care, a co-payment may apply depending on your cover.
You're not alone
Vhi is here to support you with a wide range of benefits for your mental health including clinical services and treatment programmes.
Improve your sleep
Learn how mindfulness techniques can help bring calm to your daily life, training your mind to switch off from its tendency to ruminate and be anxious.
Our online dietitian can help as weight fluctuation can be a symptom of perimenopause and menopause. Available through Vhi App.