Oakwood Medical Clinic is the partnership of Dr Nicola Black and Dr Geoff Lavery. Between them they have many years experience working as GPs in D15, in both single-handed and group practices, dealing with medical card and private patients alike. As a result, they have intimate knowledge of the local population health needs, strong links with local health service providers and they have established themselves as hard working, enthusiastic and trustworthy GPs. In addition to their vocational GP training, each doctor has attained further qualifications in their chosen areas of special interest, providing for a broad synergistic skills-base within the clinic. Over a number of years they have worked closely together and have forged a strong bond based on their mutual shared view of the future of general practice – maintaining the principal values of primary care while embracing modern developments. With this in mind they have developed the Oakwood Medical Clinic team to enable appointment access continuity care, with choice of male or female doctors, providing an expansive range of services for all age groups.
Please note that a standard appointment duration is 15 minutes. This is particularly important during the Covid 19 pandemic, to enable appointments to run to time, in order to allow for the smooth running of the clinic, to limit close contact time between doctor and patient, and to limit undue delays for others with appointments. This is for everyone’s safety and comfort.
We respectfully ask patients to book a prolonged appointment if they feel that they will need more than fifteen minutes or if they have a number of issues to be discussed. It is simply NOT FEASIBLE for a doctor to be expected to deal with multiple issues SAFELY, within a 15 minute timeslot. We would appreciate your understanding in this matter.
The surgery is SAFE and we have taken significant measures to ensure that anyone who attends the clinic feels reassured.
We ask any patients with face-to-face appointments to please come alone where possible. Please do not come early as we are limiting the number of patients allowed into the waiting room at any one time.
All patients must wear a face covering when entering the clinic – this is for the protection of all. All clinicians will be wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when seeing patients. Each room and any equipment used will be cleaned after each patient and we will provide alcohol gel for your use upon entering and before leaving the surgery.
Any patient with symptoms that may be suggestive of Covid 19 are asked NOT to attend the surgery but to ring us for advice.
Oakwood Medical Clinic Castleknock
3 Castlecourt Centre
Oakwood Medical Clinic Clonsilla
3 Kirkfield Cottages