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The Bridge Medical Centre

The Bridge Medical Centre

Show Phone NumberStation rd, Newbridge, KildareIreland
4.1 / 5  Excellent
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Opening Hours

Monday09:00 - 17:45
Tuesday09:00 - 17:45
Wednesday09:00 - 17:45
Thursday09:00 - 17:45
Friday09:00 - 17:45
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Popular Treatments

GP Consultation €55 - €125
Sexual Health Advice
Sexual Dysfunction Treatment
Sleep Apnea
Blood Test €55 - €75
Cancer Screening up to €55
GP Care for Children Under 6 free
Weight Control
Health Check €55 - €145
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About The Bridge Medical Centre

This is the General Practice of Dr Brendan O'Shea and Dr Seoighe Ni Rua, located within 0.5 km of Newbridge, directly across the road from Newbridge Train Station. 

Services provided include Women's Health, STI Screening, Comprehensive Family Planning Services, Primary Investigation of Fertility difficulties, Prenatal and Antenatal Care, Paediatrics and Mens Health. Services also include a full range of GP Services, including both Childhood and Travel Immunisations (Registered for Yellow Fever Immunisation), Minor Surgical Procedures, IUCDs, Excision Skin Lesions, Surgical Treatment of Ingrowing Toenails), as well as 24 Hr Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurement, Adolescent Sexual Health Counselling, Clinical Photography, ECG, Respiratory Functions and Audiometry (Hearing Tests) and Suturing.

Our service places emphasis on personalised care. It is important to us that you may be able to develop a long term relationship with those of us who work at The Bridge Medical Centre. We value friendly care, with an emphasis on evidence based, preventive medicine, and we actively assist in the promotion of healthy lifestyle, good eating and exercise habit, good stresshandling, responsible use of alcohol and smoking cessation. We have a special interest in Chronic Disease Management, particularly Diabetes, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Elevated Cholesterol, Gout, Backpain, Anxiety and Depression.

In addition to a full range of GP Services, the Practice also delivers a comprehensive Occupational Medicine Service to workers and employers locally. Dr Ni Rua has taken an MSc in Occupational Medicine, and Dr. O' Shea is on the Specialist Register for both General Practice and Occupational Medicine.

The Practice is actively involved with Medical Training, and is associated with The Undergraduate Medical Programme at Trinity College Medical School .Dr Ni Rua is on the Undergraduate Tutor Network, and Dr O' Shea Clinical Lecturer at at The Department of Public Health and Primary Care at Trinity College Dublin, where he is also engaged in research into Childhood Overweight.

All of us who work at The Bridge Medical Centre are Parents; our own children range in age from 1 year up to rather fully grown adults, and we have a collective interest in the challenges of parenting, and the issues encountered by our younger patients.

The Practice is also formally involved with Palliative Care, and both Dr Ni Rua and Dr O' Shea visit at St Brigids Hopsice at The Drogheda Memorial Hospital (The Jockey Hospital) on The Curragh.

The Practice is a member at K Doc, Kildare West Wicklow Doctors on Call, whereby Out of Hours Cover is provided for Patients of the Practice. Both Dr Ni Rua and Dr O' Shea participate on the K Doc Out of Hours Rota, and Dr O' Shea is currently Medical Director at K Doc.

For Out of Hours Cover, contact K Doc
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  • ICGP - Irish College of General Practitioners (Ireland) 
  • IMC - Irish Medical Council (Ireland) 
  • MPS - Medical Protection Society (International) 


General Practice


Parking - Adequate off road carparking availableAccessible to disabled people - Entrance ramp and easily accessible consulting roomsPublic transport access - Located across road from Newbridge Train StationWheelchair accessible toiletAccess without stepsDisabled parkingPatient bathroomWireless accessOn-site pharmacy - Limited supplies of medication available

Clinic Services

Emergency service - Urgent Care (eg Minor Trauma) during office hoursText message remindersHome visits - Restricted to homebound patientsOpen 24 hours - 24 Hour cover from Practice and K DocOpen weekends

Travel Services

International travel - Full range of travel vaccines provided, and signiifcant experience in caring for travelling personnel from Occupational Medicine Clients, providing assistance where necessary when they experinece illness episodes when visiting Ireland.Local travelLocal accommodationTranslation servicesLocal guideTours and vacation servicesPick up service from hotelPick up service from airport

General Practice

Alcoholism Treatment
€55 - €75
Asthma Specialist Consultation
Diagnosis, evaluation and treatment, supplemented by Spirometry (Lung Function) testing, inhaler technique, and instruction in use of Peak Flow Meter. Referral to respiratory physician where necessary
Blood Pressure Monitoring
€55 - €75
Blood Test
Extensive screening and diagnostic blood testing available, including Lipids (Cholesterol) screening for Diabetes, thyroid disorders, Prostatic Specific Antigen, HIV and Hepatitis Screening, Menopause profile, Screening for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Haemochromatosis, Coeliac Disease, Rheumatoind Arthritis, Mixed Connective Tissue Diseases; testing only available following consultation with GP.
up to €55
Cancer Screening
Regsitered with Cervicalcheck and Breastcheck, and if anyone ever bothers their backside about Mens Health we will register for these programmes also since we are very fond of Men !
Breast Check
Cervical Check
Prostate Screening
€55 - €70
Children's Health Consultation
Delivered as part of routine consulting special interest in maintaining healthy weight and good lifestyle habits and healthy family culture
Cholesterol Testing
COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Treatment
€55 - €70
Diabetes Consultation
Integral part of service
Diabetes Treatment
Type I Diabetes
€55 - €175
Family Planning Consultation
Oral Contraceptive Pill, Natural Family Planning, Depot Injection, [Treatment name removed], Fitting of IUCD, Diaphragm, Counselling and referral for Vasectomy / Tubla Ligation,
GP Care for Children Under 6
€55 - €125
GP Consultation
Integral part of routine care, for both Urgent and Non Urgent presentations
€55 - €75
Health Care Advice
Normally delivered as part of routine consulting
€55 - €145
Health Check
Evidence based approach, and content determined by individual level of medical risk
€55 - €145
Health Screening Consultation
Evidence based apporach, and content determined by individual medical risk
Hormone Treatment
HRT - Hormone Replacement Treatment
up to €55
Maternity Consultation

Full and expert antenatal care; usually delivered under Antenatal Care Scheme

Medico-Legal Reports
Menopause Care
€55 - €145
Men's Health Consultation
Evidence based approach, and content based on individual level of medical risk
€55 - €95
Mental Health Consultation
Usually delivered as part of routine consulting; complex issues may require longer consulting times, which are delivered through out appointments system.
€75 - €150
Minor Surgery Consultation
[Treatment name removed], IUCD Instertion, Punch Biopsy, Excision pigmented lesions, Excision Papillomata, Cryotherapy, Excision and phenolisation of ingrowing toenails.
Nutritional Counselling
€55 - €350
Occupational Health Consultation
Content varies depending on complexity of issues and reporting requirements
Pre-Employment Medicals
Sexual Dysfunction Treatment
Sexual Health Advice
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Testing
Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment
€55 - €75
Smoking Cessation Consultation
Delivered as essential part of routine care
Stitches Removal
Stress Management
€55 - €255
Travel Health Consultation
Full range of Travel Vaccinations including Yellow Fever; costs closely relate to vaccine ingredient costs
Urine Test
Flu Vaccine
Hepatitis Vaccine
Pneumonia Vaccine
Yellow Fever Vaccine
€55 - €255
Vaccination Consultation

Full range of Travel Vaccinations including Yellow Fever; costs closely relate to vaccine ingredient costs

Weight Control
€55 - €70
Weight Loss Consultation
Usually delivered through routine care
€55 - €255
Women's Health Consultation
Content determined by evaluation of individual patient need


Sports Injury Rehabilitation - Strapping and Taping

Obstetrics / Gynaecology

Pregnancy Test

Ear Nose and Throat

Ear Infection Treatment
Sleep Apnea
Tonsils Adenoids and Appendix


€55 - €155
Heart Disease Treatment
Detaikled Primary Cae Evaluation of Cardiac Risk and tailored risk management planning


Digestive Disorders Treatment
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Dr Brendan O'Shea

Job Title:
  General Practitioner
Dr Brendan O Shea (FRCGP, MICGP, LFOM, H Dip Occ Health) is on the Specialist Register for General Practice and Occupational Medicine  at The Irish Medical Council.His special interests include Family Medicine, Paediatrics, Occupational Medicine, Minor Surgery and Out of Hours Care (he is currently Medical Director at K Doc. In addition, he also is involved in medical education at Trinity College Dublin, and in medical research into childhood overweight and in chronic disease management.

Dr Seoighe Ni Rua

Job Title:
  General Practitioner
Dr. Ni Rua (MICGP, MSc Occ Health) is on the Specialist Division of The Irish Medical Council for General Practice, and her special interests include Family Medicine, Womens Health, Paediatrics, Minor Surgery, Palliative Care and Occupational Medicine. She is also involved in medical education and is on the Undergraduate Tutor Network at Trinity College School of Medicine.

Ms Corinna Hopkins

Job Title:
  Nurse Clinician
  Chiropody (Podiatry), Nursing, Preventive Medicine

Corinna Hopkins (RGN, BA Mod (hons)) is  The Practice Nurse at The Bridge Medical Centre. Her interests include Family Planning, Diabetes,Adolescent Sexual Health and Chiropody. She is currently on the Committee at Newbridge Chamber of Commerce, and has previously acted there as Chamber President, and on the Board of Chambers of Commerce of Ireland.


Ms Orla O'Brien

Job Title:
  Practice Manager

Ms Anne Robinson

Job Title:

Anne Robinson is Receptionist / Adminstrator at The Bridge Medical Centre. In addition to welcoming and assisting Patients attending The Bridge Medical Centre, she also manages and adminstrates accounts and relations with corporate clients at The Bridge Medical Centre.


Mrs Deirdre Nolan

Job Title:
Show Phone NumberStation rd, Newbridge, KildareIreland