Student Health Unit

Welcome to the NUIG Student Health Unit. This practice provides on-campus medical care to full-time registered students in a confidential, professional and courteous manner.  


Opening Hours

Monday - Friday        

Mornings: 9.15am - 12.30pm    Afternoons: 2.30pm - 4.30pm

The practice operates a walk-in service where appointment times are allocated on a 'First Come First Served' basis.

It is NOT possible to book an appointment via email or on-line. Contact 091-492604 for any queries.

Emergency Hours Out of Hours Service     

Please note there is a charge for this out of hours service.        

Monday-Thursday (After 6pm) contact emergency number: 0872623997

Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday (Daytime 8am-6pm) Citydoc, Bon Secour Hospital 091 758008 

Friday, Saturday & Sunday (Evening 6pm-8am) Galway City GP Rota  087-7744430 

Services provided

  • GP service - Acute illness treatment.  (Not intended as a replacement for your GP, you are advised to continue with your GP for ongoing medical conditions)
  • Family Planning 
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Physiotherapy Services
  • Psychiatric Referral service
  • Ante Natal Care
  • Travel Advice and Vaccinations                                               
  • Hospital & Consultant referral service


The Student Health Unit is located in Aras na Mac leinn, upstairs beside Students Union.  View for more assistance. 


All consultations are completely confidential, and will only be revealed to others with your consent. Your medical notes are also confidential and remain in the Student Health Department.  They do not form part of your academic file.  


Visits to the Student Health Doctor and Nurse are usually free but there are charges for some of the services offered.

Fees are payable in Cash or by Cheque Only.   

Service   Fee's (Euro)
Physiotherapy €30
Oral Contraception          
Commencing Pill for 1st Time       €25
Review & Repeat Prescription  €10
Emergency Contraception €30
Emergency Contraception Prescription    €15
Administration of Depo-Provera €10
Ear Syringe €20
Travel Vaccine Consultation Fee       €20
Hepatitis A €40
Hepatitis A/Thypoid €70
Hepatitis B (per shot) Course of 3 Required      €30
Thypoid €30
Diptheria, Tetanus & Polio €35
Diptheria & Tetanus €20
Meningitis ACWY €45
Varciella €50

Contact us

You can contact any Student Health Service staff member by:

T  353 91 492604 or 091 495637

Useful Links

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Find out more

You can contact any Student Health Service staff member by:
T 353 91 492604 or 495637

Visit the student health unit Web site

Visit the student health promotion Web site