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Age-related macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that affects the macula, the centre of the retina in the back of the eye. The biggest risk factor for its […]

Patient Update


Patient Update


If you have an appointment or are scheduled for a procedure & are suffering from a fever or cough, or shortness of breath or have been out of the […]

Coronavirus and Arthritis: What You Need to Know

In view of the recent Coronavirus COVID 19 outbreak and for patients who have autoimmune or inflammatory Arthritis and are on medications which can affect their immune system during the […]

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 […]



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

What infection control procedures should I follow in the hospital?

Any visitors who […]

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. […]

A Discussion with Mr Peter Meagher, Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Aut Even Hospital about 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 […]

General Surgeon, Terry Christle On Endoscopy

At Aut Even, we carry out thousands of endoscopies every year.

Endoscopies are procedures where the inside of your body is examined internally using an endoscope. An endoscopy is usually carried out […]