Children and COVID-19

Thankfully, we now know that COVID-19 in children is generally mild, even in those with underlying conditions.  Please do, however, remember to get the flu vaccine in the Autumn.  We will be glad to see all our young patients return to school soon.  The following guidance was produced by Paediatricians for medically vulnerable children in […]


Bake sale donation.

One of our lovely patients, Eoin Brogan (11 years) from Donegal, recently came to clinic with his parents. They presented a very generous donation to Prof. Monavari for the National Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders. Eoin’s sister, Kellyann, is a chef and works in the Redcastle Oceanfront Hotel and Spa. Kellyann was keen to raise […]


CONGRATULATIONS

The staff in the NCIMD are delighted that our Centre was recently awarded a Certificate of Training Recognition by the European Academy of Paediatrics of the European Union of Medical Specialists Organization (U.E.M.S.).  This award recognises our Centre as an approved site to provide training in Paediatric Inherited Metabolic Diseases. Historically, the Centre has trained […]




Inherited metabolic disease and coronavirus (COVID-19)

ADVICE FOR PATIENTS/PARENTS/GUARDIANS A number of you have been in touch looking for advice relating to the global Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) outbreak.  Below is some practical, general information and links to useful, reliable websites. It is now clear that this a rapidly evolving situation, with advice from the government/HSE changing regularly.  While we […]



COVID-19

To our patients and families: We are aware that the virus COVID-19 (Corona virus) may be causing some worry and confusion among our patients and families. We recommend that you follow the advice of the HSE and Government bodies.  The following websites are updated daily where you will find the latest information about COVID-19: HSE […]



ISIMD Autumn Meeting 2019

ISIMD Autumn Meeting 2019 – Next Generation Technologies in the Management of Neurometabolic Disorders with Dr. Clara van Karnebeek.  Dr. van Karnebeek is an Associate Professor in Paediatrics and Biochemical Genetics, Amsterdam, UMC.  The meeting will be held on Thursday, 7th November in St. George’s Hall, Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street, Dublin 1.  Refreshments from […]