Referral Information

To be referred to the Bone Health and Osteoporosis Unit, your GP will need to complete a referral on healthlink. A letter of referral can also be mailed to the following address:

Osteoporosis and Bone Health Unit
Mercer’s Institute for Successful Ageing
St James Hospital
James Street
Dublin 8
Phone: (01) 416 2370

When you receive your appointment letter, please confirm your appointment by calling (01) 416 2370. If you are unable to attend, please contact (01) 416 2370 to re-schedule your visit.

Please bring the following items with you to your appointment:

  • A complete list of the medications you are currently taking.
  • Any relevant information on tests and procedures completed in other hospitals.
  • If you are diabetic, please bring your glucometer as your blood sugars may be monitored during specific tests.
  • If you are asthmatic, please bring your inhalers to the clinic.