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Can you prevent varicose veins?

Can you prevent varicose veins?

If you have ever noticed the appearance of large, blue or green coloured, twisted lumps, bulging out from your legs, it is likely that you are […]

Age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration: David Kent Discusses

Q: Can you tell us a little about AMD?

A: Macular degeneration is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that affects the macula, the centre of the retina […]

Patient Update


Patient Update


If you have an appointment at Aut Even Hospital, or if you are scheduled for a procedure & are suffering from a fever, cough, or shortness of breath or […]

Coronavirus and Arthritis: What You Need to Know

Coronavirus (COVID 19) is a concern for patients who have auto-immune or inflammatory arthritis and are on medications because their immune system is compromised. Dr Fahim Khan, Consultant Rheumatologist at […]

COVID-19 – Visitor Update

COVID-19 Visitor Update

In the interest of patient and staff safety there will be no visiting permitted at Aut Even Hospital.

We thank you for your co-operation with this measure during unprecedented […]



In the interest our patients and staff safety, we ask that no unnecessary visits are made to Aut Even Hospital.

What infection control procedures should I follow in the hospital?

Any visitors […]

Do you have Chronic Pain? An interesting Discussion with Pain Specialist, Dr Tadhg Lynch

Dr Tadhg Lynch

Consultant Pain Specialist

What is a pain specialist?
This is a specialty of medicine which arose out of anaesthesia. So we mainly treat people with minimally invasive procedures. […]

The increasing indcidents of melanoma and non melanoma cancers

Q:    Can you speak a little bit about the increasing incidences of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers?

The incidences of all skin cancers has increased probably tenfold in the last twenty […]

E-Referrals for Radiology

As part of our ongoing commitment to our referring General Practitioners, we are delighted to be up and running with our e-referral system within our Radiology Department. The system has […]