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Mens Health Screening


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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
Iron studies
Vitamin B12
Folic Acid
Uric acid (gout)
Prostate specific antigen (men >40 years old)



The patient then undergoes a comprehensive discussion and physical examination performed by the Doctor incorporating.

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

A written report containing an interpretation of the “Mens Health Screen” findings will be issued to your address within 14 working days.

The cost of the Men’s Health Screen is 165 Euros 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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