- Covid 19 Vaccinations for rheumatology patients - Here’s a series of videos which address questions I have had over the last couple of months from patients regarding the Covid 19 vaccine. It is intended for patients who are currently under my care and especially for those who are on immunosuppressive treatments. This is for informational purposes only and should not be considered ...Read the Rest
- Welcoming patients back in person. - Until recently we have been trying to manage as many of our existing patients remotely using a combination of video consultations and phone. This has worked well and we will be using this facility for our patients – along side in-person care, into the future. But as the curve continues to flatten, and as social ...Read the Rest
- Rheumatology Appointments During Corona Virus Pandemic (Revised 06/04/2020) - This is to reassure patients under my care I remain available to provide a service to my patients at this difficult time and intend to do so throughout this pandemic. I have a duty of care to the hundreds of patients I see every month, many of whom are particularly vulnerable at this time, and ...Read the Rest
- Reassuring news for rheumatology patients and Corona virus infections - Results of a study examining the impact of Corona Virus / Covid 19 on rheumatology patients on immunosuppressive therapies have just been published. The study assessed the outcomes of 600 rheumatology patients who developed Corona Virus infections and is the biggest study of its kind – and the results are promising. The results are relevant ...Read the Rest
Dr. Ronan Kavanagh is a rheumatologist based in the Galway Clinic.