When you call NEDOC
- When you ring a trained receptionist will take your personal details
- Your call will be referred to a triage nurse who will ring you back.
- Discuss with the triage nurse whether you need advice, an appointment or referral to the Emergency Department.
Mother & Infant Scheme Information
Under guidelines from the HSE, patients are advised that the Maternity & Infant Care Scheme covers the cost of 6 visits of a private patient to their chosen GP. Care for other illnesses which you may have at this time, but which are not related to your pregnancy, are not covered by this Scheme.
The scheme also covers the cost of two developmental examinations by your own GP at 2 weeks and 6 weeks following the birth. These examinations are not provided for in NEDOC.
The Mother & Infant Scheme does not cover the cost of GP out of hours consultations in NEDOC for pregnancy related consultations. A fee applies to patients who presents with a pregnancy-related illness unless you have a medical card or a doctor visit card. The baby is not entitled to free medical care unless the baby has a medical card.
See http://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/3/maternity/combinedcare.html for further details.
Cavan : General Hospital
Castleblayney : Bree Road, Castleblayney
Drogheda : Cottage Hospital, Scarlett Street, Drogheda
Navan : Our Lady's Hospital, NavanMore Details