Patient Education / Advice

This excellent website is written with patient’s needs in mind and has a comprehensive patient information leaflet section. For your convenience we have attached some of the leaflets we use most frequently in PDF form for downloading below. For more information simply follow the link and use the search box of find information leaflets on many other topics


Constipation in Children

Coughs and Colds in Children


Eczema /  Emollients for eczema / Fingertip units topical steroids

Gastroenteritis in Children

Head Injury Advice

Meningitis Signs & Symptoms

Whooping cough

Whooping cough vaccination in pregnancy 2013

Why no antibiotic?

Patient Fact sheets / Written information for download

Digital rectal exam explanation ( What to expect when a prostate examination is needed)

Healthy Eating Tips Fact Sheet (Dietary changes for cholesterol, diabetes,weight loss e.t.c)

101 Healthy Inexpensive Recipes (MABs Publication: Cost effective recipe book)

Patient Education Animation / Video links

Depression – ‘Black Dog’ Animation

Exercise – ’23 1/2 Hours’ Animation

Application forms



Drugs Payment Scheme application form

Maternity Leave application form (mb10)

Medical card application over 70 review

Medical card and GP visit card application form

Local Services

For details of north eastern region hospitals please see and follow find a health service – hospitals link.

Unfortunately there are no current websites for the individual hospitals.

Contact details are as below:

Our Lady’s of Lourdes, Drogheda    041 9837601

Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan             046 9078500

Louth County Hospital, Dundalk      042 9334701

Cavan General Hospital                  049 4376000

Monaghan Hospital                         047 38800

Nobber Pharmacy                           046 9052910

Nobber Health Centre/ Public Health Nurse 046 9052238

Hospital Websites

All the following hospital websites have comprehensive contact details / telephone directories with direct lines for queries regarding appointments / services etc. If in any doubt you can be directed to the appropriate service by calling the Main Hospital Switch number. (Blanchardstown Hospital) (Tallaght Hospital) (Cappagh Orthopaedic Hospital) (St. Pat’s Private psychiatric hospital) (Holles Street) (Temple Street Hospital) (Crumlin Children’s Hospital) (Information on all Hospice services)

Health Promotion (Great resource with links to many useful websites) (Exercise advice for children and adults) (Weight advice for adults) (Vaccination information) (Travel information) (Travel information) (Skin safety advice) (Healthy Eating and Food safety advice) (Gay and Lesbian Equality Network) (Nutrition and Dietary Advice

Diet and Nutrition

Weight loss and Nutritional Education (Weight loss promotion and education) (Promoting healthy eating and physical activity for children and their families) (Website supporting affordable nutrition for all) (Food Safety Authority)

Feeding Babies and Toddlers (Breastfeeding support) (Breastfeeding support) (Canadian site -Very useful videos for breastfeeding techniques) (Commercial website – Weaning and Feeding toddlers, Recipes…)

Medical Information and Societies (Irish Heart Foundation) (Diabetes Federation of Ireland) (Coeliac Society of Ireland) (Irish Osteoporosis) (Irish Cancer Society) (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Society)

Fact Sheets, Videos and Downloads

Exercise –  ’23 and 1/2 Hours‘ Animation

101 Healthy Inexpensive Recipes (Publication by MABs; Healthy recipes on a budget)

Healthy Eating Tips Fact Sheet (Condition specific advice for improving weight, diabetes, cholesterol e.t.c.)

Ten Top Tips for Weight loss ( Useful booklet – Weight loss demonstrated by following this handout in scientific trial (Int J Obesity 2008; 32:700)) (Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute)

Over 80 free fact sheets available to download on all aspects of nutrition

Medical Information and Societies  (Health education and advice on managing common conditions) (Health information website from leading American Hospital) (Leading international health advisory agency) (Skin condition information) (Osteoporosis Society) (Coeliac Society of Ireland) (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Society) (Cystic Fibrosis) (Autism Support)

Mental Health and Crisis Organisations (Bullying, relationships, substance abuse etc.  – good site for young people) (Youth mental health website – access to Jigsaw project Co.Meath) (Website and forum particularly relevant to Teen issues) (Suicide and self harm) (Free helpline for children) (Support services for young Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender people) (Listening, support and referral service for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender people and their families) (Eating disorder helpline) (Dublin Rape Crisis Centre) (Domestic abuse service for male victims) (Domestic abuse service for female victims) (Depression support services) (Support for families affected by alcohol addiction) (Excellent links to regional services for drug/alcohol addiction) (Mental Health – stress, sleep etc. NHS site) (Family support / counselling services)

The Samaritans Helpline:  1850 609090

Black Dog (excellent animation ‘short’ on symptoms of depression)

Useful Organisations

The following websites are a source of information / application forms for many services / benefits that you may find useful. We have also provided some of the most frequently used forms for downloading from our own website here. (HSE website) See: Find a Health Service/ Benefits and Schemes… to download application forms for many health services and grants) (Online applications for medical and doctor visit cards) (Department of Health and Children – includes useful fact sheets on health services and policy) (Meath County Council website) See: Driving Licence section for forms and information on driving medical (Useful financial and practical advice on entitlements / services) (Money Advice and Budgeting Service) (Health Information and Quality Authority) (Irish Medical Council) (Irish College of General Practitioners)

Women’s Health (Cervical Screening Programme) (Irish Family Planning Association) (Breast Cancer Screening Programme) (Cervical Vaccination programme) (Links to breastfeeding advice and support)

For further information on infant and toddler feeding please see our Diet and nutrition section.

Contact Us

The Nobber Medical practice,
Co. Meath

A82 N402

Tel: 046 9052109
Fax: 046 9052784