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Institute Nurse

Louis Nevin Institute Nurse

Nurse Elma Clancy is a member of the student support services team within the college.

  • The main services of the Institute Nurse are:

  • To provide a confidential service that has a particular emphasis on health promotion and healthy lifestyle awareness. Support is available in a caring and on-going basis. Resources that students may find beneficial to support many aspects of health are also available.

  • The Institute Nurse liaises with the Student Support Team and the Chaplain’s Office.

  • The Institute Nurse also works as a support and a listening ear to students who are experiencing difficulties with college life.

  • Students are very welcome to call in for a chat or discuss a health query or concern.

Elma Clancy.

Cork Road Campus - 051 302863 (Monday, Wednesday & Friday)

College Street Campus- 051 845671 (Tuesday & Thursday)

Times: 9am -5pm

Or email [email protected]                

The Rowe Creavin Medical practice is in partnership with Waterford Institute of Technology to include student medical services.


Student Medical Services

Rowe Creavin Medical Practice

WIT Student Medical Centre Opening Hours (From Monday 30th September)

Monday - Thursday     9.30am to 1.00pm

Call 051-302873 or 051-370057 for appointments

Visit to sign up and a list of services available 


Prices and scheme options:

1. Annual Registration Fee - €120 - This option includes unlimited routine Doctor and Nurse visits for the academic year.

2. Annual Registration Fee - €50.00 - This option has a reduced Doctor rate of €20 per visit and a Nurse rate of €10 per visit.

3. Pay per visit - €40.00 -  for Doctors visit and €20 for Nurses visit.

The Practice accepts students with medical cards, GP visit cards and also EHIC Card.


Rowe Creavin Practice Opening Hours - Waterford Health Park,

Monday - Friday    8.30am to 5.30pm


In the event of an accident to Staff Member or Student:

  • If the injury is minor it can be dealt with by an on-site first aider.

  • If the injury requires medical attention please contact Mary O’ Doherty, Health & Safety Officer, 051-845517 (Estates Office).

  • If the accident occurs after hours please contact the Caredoc, 1850 334 999 or the Accident & Emergency Department at Waterford University Hospital, 051-848000.

  • If your injury is serious please contact the emergency services immediately. Dial 999 or 112.

Irish students will now be able to access safe, evidence based and reliable health information instantly at the touch of a button. The Irish Student Health Association (ISHA) has launched a new 'Student Health Matters' App and Interactive eBook, providing students with easy, quick and convenient access to reliable and relevant health information, all in one place.

Student Health Matters - interactive eBook Click Here

The ISHA App and eBook provide:

· Information and advice on healthy lifestyles - including education and health promotion advice on healthy lifestyles, diet, nutrition, exercise, dangers of drugs, alcohol and smoking, and the importance of vaccination and screening

· Health A-Z - links to the HSE database of over 600 medical conditions and treatments

· General health advice - how to spot and manage common physical and mental health problems

· Key information – on sexual health, contraception, my options and consent

· Self-care with confidence - how to look after your health, respond to emergencies and self-care for minor illnesses

· National and local support– useful info and links on where to get medical help and advice, all in one place

· Local support – information, contact details and links to the specific health and medical services available at your College


The App is available for for iPhone and Android devices and is free to download through the App Store and Google Play.

iPhone App Store link: 

Google Play Store Android link: