ExpressCare Concussion Advice
Tuesday 30 April 2019 01:50


Cork Players and Referees at the launch of ExpressCare Concussion Document in Cork Con FC

“ExpressCare” minor injury and illnesses clinic, who are the main sponsor of the year-round ITRA Tag Rugby leagues in Cork, have created a very useful information leaflet about concussion and head injuries. 

What advice would a doctor give in the event of a head injury during a game of tag?

The Clinical Lead of the ExpressCare clinic in Cork, Dr. Tony Lynch, has put together a short information leaflet (below) detailing the simple rules to be followed immediately following a suspected head injury.

To download the ExpressCare Concussion Advice Document, simply click here.


About ExpressCare 
ExpressCare Minor Injuries & Illnesses Walk-In Clinics are open to everyone from 10am to 10pm, 365 days a year, in Cork and Dublin, to offer an alternative destination to busy emergency departments and significantly relieve the burden on busy A&Es.

Promising fast turnaround times with no appointment or referral needed, ExpressCare is staffed with Emergency Department trained doctors and A&E nurses who care for minor injuries such as fractures and sprains or cuts requiring stitches.  

ExpressCare aims to see patients within a one-hour turnaround time and children over one-year of age can attend. 

Patients are often referred to hospitals due to difficulty accessing diagnostic services, but ExpressCare offers rapid access. As Ireland’s leading diagnostic imaging provider with a network of 12 clinics across Ireland, Affidea provides X-rays, MRI, Ultrasound, CT and DXA scans in flagship scanning centres located onsite.

ExpressCare offers a complete patient pathway and has on-site consultant clinics, in disciplines such as orthopaedics and plastic surgery, offering weekly clinics to follow up on any more serious injuries. 

ExpressCare operates independently providing services to all patients who attend on a fee-for-service basis or, alternatively for patients with private health insurance with Laya Healthcare and Irish Life Health, ExpressCare is a covered benefit. They also offer a €50 discount for patients who present with a GP referral letter.

For more details, visit the ExpressCare website or follow @AffideaIreland on Twitter and Facebook.

ExpressCare Business Development Manager, and ex-Ireland  rugby international, David Corkery with Aidan Walsh from ITRA
at launch of ExpressCare sponsorship of ITRA's year round leagues in Cork