Academic Learning Centre

Welcome to MISU

Giving you a voice, helping you to use it, enriching your college experience

Support is provided for many issues, such as:

 

  • Stress, Panic/anxiety attacks
  • Eating disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Exam stress
  • Depression
  • Sexual/emotional/physical abuse
  • Bullying and many others

 

The counsellor is there for students who would like to talk in an informal, relaxed setting. This service is confidential.

 

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College GP

Dr. Liam Collins, Fianna Road Thurles

Call:

0504 21155

 

Opening Hours:

 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 09.00 - 12.00 & 15.00 - 16.45
Wednesday 09.00 – 11.15 (another doctor will be on call on Wednesday afternoon)

 

Fees:

 

MIC Medical Centre visits cost €10

 

Out of hours service (weekends and after 6pm)

Students who need to see a doctor out of hours (after 6pm and at weekends) should contact Shannon Doc on 1850 212999
Students who need urgent medical attention should proceed to the Casualty Department at South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel which provides 24-hour cover. Contact 052 6177000.
In the event of a medical emergency out-of-hours, please contact 999 and ask for ambulance services.

Counselling in Thurles facilitated by Fiona O'Dwyer and is based in room 217.

Support is provided for many issues, such as:

 

  • Stress, Panic/anxiety attacks
  • Eating disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Exam stress
  • Depression
  • Sexual/emotional/physical abuse
  • Bullying and many others

 

The counsellor is there for students who would like to talk in an informal, relaxed setting. This service is confidential.

 

Contact Fiona to set up an appointment email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

                                                          or phone 087-9088710

 

 

 

The ALC is a drop-in service for students who are seeking advice or help on any aspect of learning at MIC

Opening Hours: Mondays 10am –1pm and 2–5pm.

Located: 203 and 204.

 

Contact:

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Gaeilge Support Thurles is also available in room 203 on Mondays from 10am-4pm. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make an appointment.

To make an appointment for the Maths Support Unit, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Examples of services offered include:

• Tips on essay writing i.e. layout and referencing.
• Tips and guidance on time management (so you’re not spending your day on Facebook).
• General advice on completing assignments like how to put together a presentation for class etc.
• You can also hand in an essay to them for a second opinion before you submit it (provided you allow a few days before the actual due date).

Location:                        T.3.07
Opening Hours:              10am -12pm (to make an appointment with the doctor)
Call:                                061 204343
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Repeat Prescriptions: Tues and Wed
College Nurses: Annmaree McCarthy
                        Helen O’Dea

 

Operation of Medical Centre (following Covid-19 guidelines)


1. Students will be required to phone the Medical Centre. There will no longer be a queuing system in operation in the morning.
2. Nurses will triage calls. Non Covid complaints can be seen by Nurse or appointment booked with doctor. All
respiratory complaints (possibility of Covid) will be managed initially by telephone with nurse advice or appointment
can be booked for doctor to consult by telephone in the afternoon, with subsequent appointment if necessary.
3. Doctors’ appointments will include telephone consults and face to face consultations.

 

Doctors' Hours

Monday to Thursday: 1.45pm - 4.30pm

Friday: 1.45pm - 2.30pm 

Fees

MIC Medical Centre visits cost €10. 

 

Covid 19 Advice

Any student who is unwell with respiratory symptoms (cough, fever or shortness of breath) should not come to college. Stay at home.
Any student who has been a close contact of a probable or confirmed case of Covid 19 must stay at home.
Contact your own GP or MIC Medical Centre or Ashdown Medical Centre for advice.
Advice is also available on the HPSC website.
Students must telephone the Medical Centre for an appointment. Do not present to the medical centre without an appointment – you will not be seen.

 

Weekend and After Hours

Weekend and after hours cover is not provided by the MIC Medical Centre and students who need medical treatment during such periods should proceed to their own G.P.

 

Out of hours

Shannondoc - 087-7551570 (after 6pm)  The cost of this service is not covered by MIC

Students who need urgent medical treatment should proceed to the A&E Dept. at Limerick Regional Hospital Tel: 061-301111 which provides 24hr cover or to St. John’s Hospital Tel 061 415822 which is open from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm Monday to Friday.

 

International Students

International Students need their European Health Insurance Card when attending the Medical Centre.