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Kirkop Health Centre

Where are we?

Kirkop Health Centre is located in Triq Danny Cremona, Kirkop. KKP-1703
Contact Number: 21681267 or 23348000

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Catchment Area:

Kirkop Health Centre offers its services mainly to residents of Hal-Far, Hal Farrug, Hal Kirkop, Hal Safi, Hal-Luqa, L-Imqabba, Il-Qrendi, Iz-Zurrieq

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Services offered include:

ECG Clinic
Ophthalmic Clinic  - eyesight testing and screening for the effect of diabetes on the eyes​
Prescriptions
Treatment Room​
Wound Care Management

Please present one of the following official identification documents at reception desk / Jekk jogħġbok ippreżenta wieħed  mid-dokumenti uffiċjali fir-reception desk​:

  • ID Card / Il-Karta tal-Identita'
  • Driving Licence / Il-Liċenzja tas-Sewqan
  • Passport / Il-Passaport
  • Child Immunisation booklet / Il-Ktieb ta’ tilqim ta’ tfal fejn japplika
 
Please be on time for your appointment and call 21231231 if you need to cancel.

Opening hours - General Practitioner Service from : 

  • 8:00am - 8:00pm from Monday to Friday
  • 8:00am - 1:00pm Saturdays
  • When General Practitioner service is not available, patients are to attend Paola Health Centre

Nursing Services from 7:00am - 8:00pm from Monday to Sunday, including Public Holidays


Anticoagulant Clinic POC (Point Of Care)

Patients on long term  Warfarin  treatment may benefit from INR testing in the specialised Point of Care (POC)  clinic. 

A finger prick blood sample is taken.  The result is immediately  available and the patient  is given a prescription  with the required Warfarin dose.

Patients need to have a stable INR level to be eligible to attend POC and be referred by the Health Centre GPs or Consultants. 

Clinic runs on: Tuesday and Friday by appointment.

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Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention Clinic

This clinic is open on Sundays and Public Holidays (according to roster of Officer) from 8.00am to 12.00 MD.

Scope - To educate and monitor patients that have kidney disease and so prevent further deterioration of their condition. Referrals from Health Centre GP/Private GP.


 

Diabetes Clinic

This clinic is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings by appointment. 

You may be referred to this clinic by the Health Centre Doctor, your family doctor or from Diabetes Clinic Mater Dei Hospital.

For your first visit  you will receive an appointment notice by post.

Follow-up appointments are given during visits.


ECG Clinic


An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a record of the electrical signals from one’s heart. An ECG is a nonivasive, pailess test  used to detect or monitor the status of one’s heart in many situations.  It is a common and well established test that a doctor working in health centre often orders to help in detecting or monitoring particular heart conditions that might present with particular symptomology.

This clinic is open on alternate Wednesdays 7.45am till 12.45pm.  You will be referred for an ECG by your doctor who has to fill in a ticket of referral to Kirkop Health Centre, or by the Health Centre doctor who fills in a Health Centre ECG request form. Patient is then given an appointment at the reception. The consultant physician will issue a report on your ECG, and you will have a follow-up appointment to review the ECG.

General Practitioner Services


No appointment is needed.

Open Monday to Friday, from 8am to 8pm. After 8pm patients are to report to Paola Health Centre.

Saturdays 8am to 1pm. After 1pm patients are to report to Paola Health Centre.

Please note that Saturday after 1pm, Sundays and Public Holidays, urgent GP services from Paola Health Centre. 

No appointment is required for repeat prescriptions. Please bring the green Treatment Card with your updated current treatment together with POYC vouchers/card. 

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Immunisation Services

Opening hours (by appointment):
•         Tuesday and Friday from 7.30am to 2pm 

Please call the Customer care at Floriana Immunisation Centre for an appointment on 25680299. 

Please bring the Immunisation record booklet when attending the clinic for vaccinations.
If a child attend the clinic without the parents or legal guardian, a written consent has to be presented together with a photocopy of the parent’s I.D. card.

The National Schedule vaccines are given free of charge to all children


 

Nursing Services

Open on Monday to Sunday and Public Holidays from 7am to 8pm

Appointments required for: 
• Blood letting for ordered blood investigations 
• Ear syringing
• Wound review / Removal of sutures:  after 10.00am-6.40pm

• Blood glucose(capillary) testing
• Leg ulcer Clinic 


 
Ophthalmic Clinic

Once every 2 weeks on Monday 8am-1pm.  Optometrist in attendance), by appointment.

More services will be available soon. 


 
Physiotherapy Clinic

This Clinic is open from:
Monday to Friday 7.30am to 3pm 
Saturdays 7.30am to 12.30pm
Referrals are accepted from Health Centre Doctors and also from Private Family Doctors. 

Please bring your referral ticket for your appointment. 

For appointments 

Telephone23348000 / 21231231
  


 
Podiatry Clinic

This clinic is open from Monday to Friday from 8am to 2pm and Saturdays 8am to 12.00pm. 

Please call for an appointment at Kirkop HC reception 23348000 or call centre 21231231

Services offered:
Routine Podiatry clinic offering treatment for nails, corns, verrucae, and biomechanical assessments. 
Diabetic assessments on Wednesday 
A referral ticket is not required.
Follow-up appointments are set according to clinical need.
Routine cutting of toenails is performed only for High Risk patients, for any active nail pathologies, over 75 years old, or as deemed necessary by the podiatrist.


 
Speech Language Pathology

This clinic is open from Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7:30am to 3:30pm. Self referrals are accepted.
 
 TelephoneTel 22774120 
 
For more information please click here​.   


 
Well Baby Clinic

Tuesday and Friday
 
Monitoring and recording of children's development and advice on immunisation and feeding.
 
After your baby is born, you will automatically be referred from the Post-Natal Ward at Mater Dei Hospital. If your baby was born at a private clinic or hospital, you can still phone for an appointment at the clinic. 

Routine visits are necessary when your baby is: 
  • 6 - 10 weeks old 
  • 8 months old 
  • 18 months old.

These visits require an appointment which you will receive from the Well Baby Clinic. 
 
The 6-10  week examination is usually booked on the same day as the first vaccination is due. 

Please bring the 'Baby's Book' you are given at the Post-Natal Ward, and the Parent`s ID card.
If the Parent cannot accompany the Child, a written consent from the Parent should be brought by the accompanying person together with both the Parent`s ID card and that of the accompanying person. This letter will be kept by the Nurse.

Between 12:30pm and 2pm parents may call to check their baby's weight

Telephone25680239



 
Well Woman Clinic


(including Gynaecology, Antenatal, Post-Natal Clinics and Maternal Health Needs Assessment Clinic)

This clinic operates on Mondays: 8am to 12:45pm (by appointment).
 
Gynaecology: Referrals from Health Centre GP/Private GP.
 
To make an appointment please phone Call Centre (on 21231231) and bring Ticket of Referral /ID card with you on day of appointment.
 
Antenatal: Referred from Mater Dei Hospital Antenatal Clinic. 

Postnatal: on discharge from Mater Dei Obstetric Unit (upon Mother's request) an appointment will be sent by post from the Health Centre. Any queries regarding appointments please phone 25680239.


Maternal Health Needs Assessment Clinic: This clinic is run by Midwives. Every woman (antenatal or postnatal) will be seen by the Midwife prior to the visit by the Doctor.

Cervical Screening: referred from the National Cervical Screening Department.

Telephone21231231


 
Administration Team: 

Dr Alfred Grech - Principal General Practitioner
Mr Anthony Bugeja - Charge Nurse
Ms Mariella Micallef - Deputy Charge Nurse


Contact email addresscustomercare.phc@gov.mt​ ​

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