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Electronic Referrals (e-referrals)

E-referrals are the future of healthcare and Beacon Hospital are delighted to now offer this to all GP’s referring patients to our Hospital.

GP’s can send online referrals directly from their practice management system to Beacon Hospital in seconds. It is a secure and fast way to send referrals and it reduces administration time.

For further information and instructions on how to use Beacon Hospital’s new e-referrals please CLICK HERE.

April GP Study Morning
ENT & Urology Plus Hot Topics

We are delighted to announce that our next GP Study Morning will be taking place on Saturday, April 21st. The themes for the morning will be ENT and Urology. CLICK HERE to download your copy of the Agenda.

We will also feature some Hot Topics – Special guest Mr Larne Otuwatona, Data Protection Consultant, will be on-hand to give a talk on what new GDPR Laws mean for medical practice in Ireland and how to get your practice ready for these. Also joining us will be Mr Dermot Goode,  Health Insurance Expert, who will be happy to give you advice on your Private Health Insurance and how you can save money on your next renewal.

The following Medical Professionals will be presenting:

  • Ms Ann O’Connor, Consultant ENT Surgeon
  • Ms Deirdre Fitzgerald, Consultant ENT Surgeon
  • Dr Stephen Frolich, Consultant Anaesthetist and ICU Medicine
  • Kerrie McCarthy, Senior Speech & Language Therapist
  • Mr Robert Flynn, Consultant Urologist
  • Mr Arun Thomas, Consultant Urologist
  • Mr Hubert Gallagher, Consultant Urologist
  • Mr Ted McDermott, Consultant Urologist
  • Aoibhin McGreal & Oisine Hannan, Chartered Physiotherapists

Recognised for 0.5 GMS Study Leave Sessions and 5 CPD Points

To reserve you place contact events@beaconhospital.ie or phone 01 293 5686 before Thursday 19th April.

New Services at Beacon Hospital

ENT Balloon Technology

We are delighted to announce that Ms Deirdre Fitzgerald is spearheading a new ENT BALLOON TECHNOLOGY service for Ireland, available exclusively at Beacon Hospital.

Beacon Hospital is the first centre in Ireland to offer Balloon Dilatation Technology for the treatment of symptoms including: chronic sinusitis, facial pain, facial pressure, recurrent acute sinusitis, headache associated with cold, sensation of facial swelling and heaviness when unwell with sinuses, facial discomfort while flying, ear pain, pressure in the ears, crackling/popping in the ears, muffled hearing, ringing in the ears, ear problems when you have a cold or sinusitis, ear problems when flying or driving.

These procedures do not require any incisions, can be carried out under either local or general anaesthetic and the patient can go home on the same day.. Sinus issues are treated with a procedure called Balloon Sinuplasty, while Ear problems can be helped with Balloon Eustachian Tuboplasty. READ MORE…

Beacon Pectus Clinic

Beacon Pectus Clinic is a specialised service that provides the most innovative care for children with chest wall deformities. This service is led by Mr Brice Antao, Consultant Paediatric Surgeon who has more than 10 years experience in the management of chest wall deformities in the UK, USA and Ireland. In collaboration with other international experts in this field, he was the first to introduce non-surgical strategies such as pectus bracing and the vacuum bell for the management of chest wall deformities for children in Ireland.

Patients with pectus deformities, often suffer from low quality of life and impaired body image. Here at Beacon Pectus Clinic, we are able to offer non surgical treatment options, psychological support and counselling for such patients to cope with their deformity and improve their self-esteem. READ MORE..


Annual GP Study Day 2018

We are delighted to announce that our Annual GP Study Morning 2018 will be taking place on Saturday January 27th. This will be taking place in The Pavilion, Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin 18. The presentations will focus on Cancer and on Cardiology. CLICK HERE for Agenda.

To reserve your place please email niamh.harding@beaconhospital.ie or phone 01 650 4603

Recognised for 1GMS Study Leave Session and 6 CPD Points


Nursing Recruitment Open Evening

Our next Nursing Recruitment Open Evening is taking place on Tuesday 16th January from 4pm to 7pm. Come along to hear about the fantastic opportunities available to advance your Nursing career in on of Europe’s most advanced hospitals. Pre registration is essential. To register your attendance please CLICK HERE

We have Acute Nursing roles available in a number of clinical areas including:

*Cardiology *Cath Lab * Orthopaedics * Oncology * A&E *Robotic Nursing *Anaesthetics * Endoscopy * ICU/HDU * Theatre

These roles would suit Nurses with at least 6 month’s experience in an acute hospital setting.

With JCI accreditation and exceptional training on offer, this is a unique opportunity to join one of Europe’s most advanced hospitals.


  • Permanent positions with full and part time contracts
  • Excellent working conditions, ongoing training and huge potential for career development
  • Fantastic opportunity to work in an innovative and modern clinical setting

Please ensure to Pre-Register in advance of Open Day!

To secure your place at this Open day please complete our short registration form. For any queries or to find out more please contact Cliona on 01 5136740 or e-mail beacon@ttmhealthcare.com

Interviews on the day

Please bring an up to date copy of your CV and be prepared for an interview as interviews will take place on the day. Come along and find out about the excellent opportunities on offer.

Annual Study Morning 2018

We are delighted to announce that our Annual GP Study Morning 2018 will be taking place on Saturday January 27th. This will be taking place in The Pavilion, Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin 18. The presentations will focus on Cancer and on Cardiology.

Further information and Agenda to follow in the coming days.

To reserve your place please email niamh.harding@beaconhospital.ie 

Speakers include:

Festive Season Direct Admission Service

On the days the Emergency Department will be closed we are providing a direct admission service for existing patients of the hospital. All queries from GPs can be addressed by calling

01 293 7535

If you call during this time please ensure you have the following information on your patient:

• Name

• Address

• Date of Birth

• Clinical details and presenting complaints

• Patient’s condition at time of phone call

GP Study Morning, Sat 25th Nov 2017

We are delighted to announce that our next GP Study Morning will be held on Saturday 25th November in The Radisson Blu, St Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan, Co Dublin.

Registration will commmence from 8.45am.

To download a copy of the Invite/Agenda CLICK HERE

To reserve your place please contact niamh.harding@beaconhospital.ie or by telephone on 01 650 4603

Recognised for 0.5GMS study leave sessions and 4 CPD Points.


Fertility & Women’s Health GP Study Morning – Sat 14th October 2017

We are delighted to announce our next GP Study Morning will be in conjunction with Beacon Care Fertility and will be taking place on Saturday, October 14th 2017 in Leopardstown Racecourse.

The topics covered will be Fertility and Women’s Health. Speakers will be from Beacon Hospital and Beacon Care Fertility.

To download a copy of the Agenda CLICK HERE

To reserve your place or for further information please phone Beacon Care Fertility on 01 293 5154 or email info@beaconcarefertility.ie

Please note that this event has been recognised for 5CPD Credits and 0.5GMS Study Leave.

Connect with Beacon Hospital on Healthlink

Healthlink allows GP’s to receive reports and results in the most time efficient manner possible.

If you have a Healthlink account and are not currently connected to Beacon Hospital please see below instructions on how to do this:

Please contact Healthlink and request that they activate your link to Beacon Hospital. This will allow you to receive your patient results quickly and efficiently from your own surgery. You can contact Healthlink by telephone on 01 828 7115 or by emailing info@healthlink.ie or support@healthlink.ie and they will be able to activate you in a matter of seconds.

Should you require any further assistance or have any questions please contact your Beacon Hospital GP Liaison who will be more than happy to advise you on how connecting with us on Healthlink will benefit your practice.