CARDIAC SCREENING 2015
The club are hosting a Cardiac Screening clinic on Saturday 18th April which will provided by www.heartaid.ie. Bookings must be made in advance by calling 1890 300 333 and the cost is €65 per person with discount for families.Heartaid are GPA approved and their screening is suitable for males and females 12 years and older. Screening is tax deductable and covered by Laya Health Insurance and may be covered by other companies. Bookings can also be made online via the heartaid.ie website using DOWNS as clinic code.
The GAA advise that the most effective way to identify risk is for players over the age of 14 to undergo cardiac screening on one occasion. It is also advised that this process be repeated before the age of 25.Information leaflets will be available in the changing rooms and the club recommends that anyone with queries should consult their GP.