Carrick Health CentreCarrick Co DonegalF94 KXY1, Tel: 074 973 9380
Dr Aidan Kehoe has worked in the practice since 2021, taking over as the principal GP in December 2022. After an initial career in the area of linguistics and software development, he studied medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and did his specialist training in General Practice in Co Donegal. While training as a GP he also achieved Membership by Examination of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine and continues to work in that specialty.
He provides a full range of GP services, and also has an interest in minor surgery. He can provide long-acting contraceptive implants, joint injections, venesection for haemochromatosis, ingrown toenail treatment with phenol. and a range of other procedures. Please contact the surgery for details.
Dr Mc Intyre has lived, and worked in general practice, in the area for 25 years, and ran the practice until 2022. She qualified in London (St Bartholomew's Hospital), and trained first of all in paediatrics, working at King's College Hospital and Guy's Hospital in London, and as paediatric registrar at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford , holding the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in paediatrics and child health. She then went to Sudan in 1987 to run a medical programme in a refugee camp, where she met her husband Conal. After several years in Sudan she completed general practice training in Scotland and came to live in her husband's home village of Glencolmcille. She also holds the Certificate in Family Planning and Membership of the Irish College of General Practitioners.
Nurse Doherty qualified as a nurse in Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry and worked in cardiology at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, before training as a midwife and has 12 years experience working on labour wards in Altnagelvin and Letterkenny, where she was a staff midwife for 8 years. As a registered midwife she is able to provide antenatal and postnatal care and any help and advice needed by mothers to be, in consultation with Dr McIntyre. She is also a qualified cervical smear taker, and has done further training in Diabetes, to enable her to run the practice diabetic clinic in conjunction with the Community Diabetic nurse Specialist, who visits Carrick every 6-8 weeks. This is invaluable to encourage people with diabetes to take care of themselves and avoids the need for anonymous outpatient visits to Letterkenny.
Mary also oversees childhood and adult immunisations and diagnostics including blood tests, ECGs and 24 hour BP monitoring.
Cath has worked in the practice since 2009, and oversees the office and administrative practices, including reception.
Siobhan is an experienced receptionist and administrator and joined the practice in 2021.