GP Info At St Francis Private Hospital

GP Information

New eReferral Service

St Francis Private Hospital is delighted to announce that we have introduced an e-referral system in junction with Clanwilliam and Healthlink. GP practices can now email referral letters electronically to St Francis Private Hospital. This provides a fast safe way of sending referral letters and reduces administration time in the GP Practice.

You can send a referral during the consultation with the patient through the following software packages Helix, Socrates and Health Practice Manager, the referral is sent through Healthlink which has a long standing track record in Irish Healthcare as a safe and efficient delivery system of patient information.

We have created user guides below on how to send an eReferral to St Francis Private Hospital through the following Clanwilliam software packages: Socrates, Healthone and Health Practice Manager.

Socrates GP eReferral

Download Socrates GP eReferral Mini Guide (.docx)

Watch Socrates GP eReferral Video

Healthone GP eReferral

Download Healthone GP eReferral Mini Guide (.docx)

Watch Healthone GP eReferral Video

Health Practice Manager GP eReferral

Download Health Practice Manager GP eReferral Mini Guide (.docx)

Watch Health Practice Manager GP eReferral Video

Healthmail - GP Referral by Secure Clinical Email

St Francis Private Hospital has also joined with Healthmail to offer GP's another option to refer patients via secure clinical email. We are delighted to be able to offer GP's two new options to securely send clinical information to us i.e. eReferrals and Healthmail emails.

The Healthmail service is provided by the Primary Care Directorate of the HSE, managed by eHealth Ireland, and supported by the Irish College of General Practitioners, the Irish Pharmacy Union and Nursing Homes Ireland which allows care providers to send and received information securely and in line with GDPR requirements.

For your convenience, referrals may now be sent directly via your healthmail account to the St Francis Private Hospital by using our GP Direct email address

direct referral at st francis private hospital

Download our Brochure (.pdf)

Direct Access to Dedicated Consultant Led Endoscopy Service

Mr Shabaz Mansoor, Consultant General Surgeon

The following is an outline of the referral criteria.

Suitable Patients:

  • New Upper GI Symptoms
  • Suspected GI Bleed (Stable)
  • Suspected Malabsorption Syndrome
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Altered Bowel Habit
  • Weight Loss
  • Anaemia (Iron Deficiency)
  • Family History/Screening

Unsuitable Patients:

  • Not Fit for Day Case Procedure
  • Not Fit for 'At Home' Bowel Preperation
  • Aged Under 16
  • Significant Co-Morbidities (uncontrolled CFF, Several Bowel Disease)
  • Haemodynamically Unstable Patient

Service Features:

  • Same day Consultant Triage: Referrals received by 2 pm
  • Appointments: Organised within 2 working days directly with patient
  • Reports to referring doctor
  • Results & management plan: Discussed with patient on the day of procedure
  • Insurance Cover: Please check with your insurance provider
  • Urgent Patients Prioritised

Download Endoscopy Referral Form (word)

New Cardiology Services Announced

St. Francis Private Hospital are delighted to announce the launch, in conjunction with The Mater Private, of high quality and efficient cardiology services to our patients.

This service caters for GP Referrals as well as referrals from other hospitals.

We will provide a wide range of diagnostics procedures including:

  • ECG (Electrocardiograph)
  • Echo (Echocardiogram)
  • Excercise Stress Test
  • 24 Hour & 48 Hour Heart Monitoring (Holter Monitoring)
  • 24 Hour Blood Pressure Monitoring

Cardiology services commenced on Monday 04/12/18

Find Out More

Download our Cardiology Referral Form (pdf)

Green Light Laser Services

Green Light Laser Services

St Francis Private Hospital is delighted to announce the introduction of green light laser services for patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

GreenLight uses laser energy to remove enlarged prostate tissue, resulting in an open channel for urine flow-through and a quick return to a life that's free of BPH symptoms.

GreenLight Laser Therapy is suitable for most patients with an enlarged prostate, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).

GreenLight Laser Therapy is typically a day case procedure; meaning your patient can return home hours after the procedure, and can return to normal, non-strenuous activities within days.

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