We caught up with Chloe Watkins, Irish Hockey Player & Olympic Silver Medallist, to talk about her experience at the Affidea ExpressCare clinic in Northwood. Chloe also highlights why ExpressCare is such a valuable service for athletes. Was this your first time visiting ExpressCare? Yes, this was my first time visiting an Affidea ExpressCare clinic. They have a great walk-in service for any minor injuries or illnesses you may have. A nice smooth pathway to see…

ExpressCare by Affidea Podcast – Ep.1

Expresscare by Affidea podcast. In this episode Dr. David Foley tells us about the most common minor injuries seen at Expresscare by Affidea and how to treat them.

Affidea acquires Hillsborough Private Clinic in Northern Ireland

November, 2021 – Acquisition is second in Northern Ireland in just seven months – Announcement further demonstrates Affidea’s commitment to become one of the leading healthcare providers on the island of Ireland Affidea Group, the largest European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services, has today announced the acquisition of Hillsborough Private Clinic in Northern Ireland, a reputable healthcare provider that offers a range of outpatient services and advanced surgical procedures. The addition…

Affidea to provide 20,000+ additional MRI scans per year thanks to multi-million euro investment in two new state of the art MRI machines

September, 2021 – 12 new roles to be created across clinical and non-clinical positions as part of new investment – Strategic move accelerates Affidea’s ambition to become one of the leading healthcare providers on the island of Ireland Affidea, Ireland’s leading independent provider of diagnostic imaging and outpatient services, has announced that it will be providing up to 20,000 additional MRI scans per year following a multimillion euro investment in two new MRI machines at…

Na Fianna announces new Friends of Na Fianna partnership with Affidea ExpressCare.

June, 2021 We are delighted to announce Affidea ExpressCare has joined our club ‘Friends of Na Fianna’ scheme, which is focused on building relationships with commercial supporters in a way that works for the club, its members and also the businesses themselves. Affidea’s ExpressCare Clinics are Minor Injuries and Illnesses Walk-In Clinics – based in Tallaght, Cork and just up the road from the club in Northwood, Santry – open to everyone with no appointment…

Affidea launches third MRI machine in its Cork Clinic.

June, 2021 Affidea, Ireland’s leading independent provider of diagnostic imaging and outpatient services is delighted to annouce it is now the only centre in Cork to have a third MRI machine decicated to outpatient services, in its facilty in The Elysian in Cork City. This new Siemens MAGNETOM Altea wide bore machine will further enhance access to community diagnostics. The new MRI is designed with patient comfort in mind and at the core of its…


March, 2021  Affidea Group, the leading European provider of diagnostic imaging, outpatient and cancer care services has today announced the acquisition of Orthoderm, a highly regarded outpatient healthcare provider with a reputation for the delivery of innovative and quality care from its clinic located outside Belfast in Northern Ireland. With this acquisition, Affidea is building further on its strategic vision to broaden its business model and add new outpatient care services that can complement its…

Affidea launches new Ophthalmology Service in its Naas Clinic in collaboration with Vista Eye Clinic

February, 2021 Affidea, Ireland’s leading independent provider of diagnostic imaging and outpatient services, held its first Age-related Macular Degeneration AMD injection clinic in its JCI accredited Clinic in Naas this week. Affidea are working with Vista Eye Clinic in the running of this outpatient service. These clinics are been run by Consultant Ophthalmologist, Dr Magdy Nastralla Abdall, who has a keen interest in retinal diseases such as AMD and Diabetic Retinopathy. Dr Nastralla Abdall has…

Skin Cancer treatment and surgery now available to Irish Life Health patients at Affidea ExpressCare Clinic, Tallaght

June, 2020 – Clinic will act as an alternative skin cancer treatment centre for Irish Life Health insured patients – Service will help address delays and backlogs resulting from Covid-19 Skin cancer treatment and reconstructive surgery will now be offered to Irish Life Health insured patients at Affidea ExpressCare Clinic in Tallaght, Dublin. This new service, which has been in planning for some time, has been accelerated as a result of the long delays and…


January, 2020 We are delighted to announce that Affidea ExpressCare Minor Injury & Illnesses Clinic are set to continue their sponsorship of the ITRA Cork Leagues this year, as well as commencing our sponsorship of the ITRA Naas Leagues. As part of the sponsorship package, the Affidea ExpressCare logo will feature on all referee jerseys, balls and tags used in both the Cork and Naas leagues, while essential information about the state-of-the-art services at ExpressCare…

The foundation upon which Affidea has been built is trust. Both doctors and patients know that we strive to provide the best standard of care, delivered by the best professionals with the most modern technologies. Patients trust and rely on doctors. Doctors trust and rely on us.
What’s Affidea’s secret to transforming the standards of healthcare service provision? Our people. Healthcare professionals that know what they are doing and care about what they do. They make us who we are today. And who we want to be tomorrow.
We implement the highest standards and procedures to ensure safety. Affidea is committed to becoming the first European diagnostic provider to shape a new paradigm in patient safety by introducing a company wide Dose Excellence Programme ensuring the right balance between dose and image quality.
Affidea has an extensive network of international affiliations with the world’s top medical institutions to ensure that our doctors always have immediate access to the latest medical knowledge, clinical guidelines and medical procedures in all Affidea medical centres in order to ensure the highest quality diagnostics and cancer treatment.
We know that hospitality is important.  We care about how you feel and want to make each visit  to an Affidea centre as comfortable as we can.  An exceptional patient experience is ensured by delivering a personalised service in modern and comfortable service settings where you feel safe and confident that you are receiving the highest quality medical care.
We develop and exchange best practice. Patients deserve to know what we do, how we do it and why we do it. The continuous improvement of all Affidea care delivery processes is achieved by capitalising on the company’s extensive experience in 14 European countries and an organised effort to share best practice to improve patient safety and patient experience.
Technology has done more for health today than it has ever done and will do even more in the future. Affidea is committed to operating a best in class medical equipment base and maintain it’s long standing relations with major equipment producers to ensure our patients will always have access to the latest, most innovative and effective technology.