e have a 24 hour infirmary, managed by three Registered Nurses, who are highly experienced in dealing with injuries and illness. Nursing staff are supported by a local GP, who visits the college regularly.
A physiotherapist visits the college twice a week (or more often if required) to treat boys that require rehabilitation from soft tissue injuries.
The nurses at the Clongowes infirmary provide excellent care for minor injuries, dispense any medication that is prescribed for the boys as well as arranging dental, physiotherapy and other appointments. The team is always on hand to offer a listening ear and support to boys who are feeling ill or are simply under the weather. The Nursing staff liaises closely with Prefects and parents in relation to the management of ongoing conditions and any acute injuries or illness that may arise.
Sport is a part of life at Clongowes and a nurse is hand to provide medical assistance pitch-side to students during sporting fixtures.
The emotional well-being of students is part of the care received by our students. The full time school counsellor and Chaplain are important members of the boys care team, along with the boy’s prefect and the Spiritual Father.