Here at the Greystones Medical Centre, we believe in having a proactive approach to men’s health. That is why we have set up the Men’s Health Screening service.

This includes an initial assessment carried out by our practice nurse and a consultation with one of our doctors. In total the whole process last 45 minutes. We understand you may not have the time to complete the entire screen in one go so we can also arrange it around your schedule with two different visits of 15 minutes and 30 minutes.

Indices measured by practice Nurse

  • Blood pressure
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Body Mass Index
  • Urine analysis
  • Abdominal girth
  • Electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Fasting blood tests (see below)

Fasting blood tests

  • Full blood count
  • Kidney Function test
  • Liver function tests
  • Thyroid function tests
  • Fasting Cholesterol
  • Fasting Blood Glucose (Diabetes)
  • Bone Profile(ECG)
  • Iron studies
  • Vitamin B12
  • Folic Acid
  • Uric acid (gout)
  • Prostate specific antigen (men >40 years old)

Comprehensive discussion and physical examination

The patient then undergoes a comprehensive discussion and physical examination performed by the Doctor
  • Cardiovascular Examination
  • Respiratory Examination
  • Central Nervous System
  • Peripheral Nervous system
  • Gastrointestinal System
  • Muscle & Skeletal System
  • Abdominal Examination
  • Testicular Examination
  • Prostate exam
  • Skin exam
  • +/- Mental health examination
  • +/- Booking a chest x-ray free of charge if deemed appropriate

The cost of the Men’s Health Screen is available on our Consultation Fees page and payment is requested on the morning of the examination. Any additional investigations or follow up consultations are not covered by this cost but we do offer reduced rates to Men’s Health Screening patients for 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and spirometry (lung function tests) if they are clinically required.

If you are interested in availing of this new service, you can book your Men’s Health Screening appointment either in person or over the phone with our reception staff.

All patients availing of this service are requested to attend on time and be fasting for twelve hours before your blood tests.
Fasting is required for correct blood cholesterol and glucose testing. Prior to your blood test, you can have water only and if you are on medication, please take it in the usual way.

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