Corona Virus Update

Information about COVID-19:  Contact HSELive 1850 24 1850

The surgery has adapted and implemented ongoing safety measures in the practice in line with public health advice from the HSE. We greatly appreciate your support and understanding under these circumstances.


  • Wear clothing that helps the Nurse/Doctor to easily access your upper arm. Consider wearing a short-sleeved top, or wear a short-sleeved shirt under a jacket that can be easily removed.
  • Please Wear a Mask, sanitise your hands on arrival and exit and keep a distance of 6 feet from others.
  • You will be required to wait 15 minutes in the premises after you have received the vaccine. Your arm may be sore for 1-3 days after you receive the vaccine, this is normal.
  • If you develop soreness in your arm, it is recommend to hold a clean wet warm washcloth over the area or an ice pack. You can also take paracetamol or ibuprofen. It is not recommended to take paracetamol or ibuprofen before your vaccine.
  • You can chose either arm to get the vaccine in. Most chose the arm they use less.

Phone ahead before visiting the surgery

All patients and visitors to the surgery are requested not to attend in person at Boyle Clinic without phoning ahead and speaking to one of our dedicated staff. This is to ensure safety for our patients and to help protect our staff so they can continue to provide care to our patients. Due to Covid-19 Telephone Consultations are in place and patients will only be brought in if deemed necessary by the Doctor. If you are attending an appointment at the surgery, please wear a mask and sanitise hands on arrival and exit. 


 If you develop symptoms of COVID-19, you will need to self-isolate at home and contact the surgery. One of our GP’s will access you over the telephone. Workers and the self-employed are entitled to Illness Benefit if you have been medically advised to self-isolate or are ill due to COVID-19. Following certification from one of our GP’s, apply online at for the emergency COVID-19 payment.
The symptoms of Covid 19 can be found HERE.  


 A test is only carried out where it is clinically indicated. The test is arranged by the GP by submitting an electronic request to the HSE. While waiting for tests and/or test results, patients with respiratory symptoms and/or fever are requested to self-isolate in their homes. If symptoms worsen, please contact the surgery or the emergency services 112 or 999.

Visit for detailed and up-to-date advice on helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19.