D-Doc is an out of hours doctor service for emergency appointments, this service rents space in coolock health center but is not ran by the staff of the coolock health center as they have their own staff. This service is very usefull in emergency situations. They have a phone service where a nurse will speak to you and if they think you are unwell they will arrange an appointment for you in the center that is closest to you (For D17, this is coolock)
The service is free to medical card holders who produce a valid medical card at the time of the doctor visit. All other patients are charged private fees. The cost for a consultation is €60.00 in one of our five centres. In exceptional cases D Doc provide a home visit service. This is free to medical card holders. The home visit fee for a private patient is €80.00. There is no discount for children or infants.
Children under six who are registered with the new scheme (effective July) and are in possession of a medical card number will not be charged.
Anyone who is unwell can use this service so long as they have a doctor who is covered by their service, if you are unsure if your GP is covered, please check the NorthDoc Website.