BANDON HYPERBARIC OXYGEN CENTRE

FAQ’s

If you have a query other than those mentioned below please Contact B.H.O.C. by Phone or Email.

Tel: 023 884 3677

Email: info@bhoc.ie


Q: How can I apply for treatment?

A: You need to complete our application form (this can be downloaded from our Applications page, alternatively, please ring us and we shall post you a form). Please ensure that the GP´s letter is signed by your GP. Once that is done, you can give us a call to make a booking.

Q: Where in Bandon is BHOC situated?

A: BHOC is located at the rear entrance to Bandon Town Hall – overlooking Bandon River. (Close to the Courthouse). See video.

Q: How long does a session take?

A: A session takes approx 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Q: How many sessions will I need to get the benefit of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy?

A: When you ring us to make an appointment, we will carry out an assessment with a Consultant in Hyperbaric Medicine to advise the most beneficial procedure tailor made for you.

Q: How much does treatment cost?

A: The cost on the first day is €55 which includes; €20 for the session and €35 for a mask and connection hoses. This equipment is then yours to take away with you and bring with you on all subsequent sessions. All further sessions will cost €20 per session. Cash or credit card is acceptable. Cashless payment is preferrable.

Q: When is the chamber open ?

A: Our session times are as follows:

Monday 12.30, 14.00
Tuesday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30, 14.00
Wednesday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30, 19.00
Thursday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30, 14.00
Friday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30 14.00
Saturday 9.00
Sunday CLOSED

Q: What does one wear in the chamber?

A: Normal / ordinary attire. Be aware that you are sharing a small space with other people, so personal hygiene and good etiquette is most important.

Q: Can people with a head cold use the chamber?

A: NO, as treatment can be uncomfortable to the ears.

Q: What is a typical treatment for chronic ailments like M.S. or Parkinson’s?

A: Typical, 20 sessions followed by a weekly top up session.

Q: Can a patient have more than one session a day?

A: YES, but it is recommended to have two-hour rest period between sessions.

Q: How does one occupy their time in the chamber?

A: Reading material can be brought into the chamber; however, you cannot bring anything with batteries in (e.g. iPads, iPods, MP3 players, mobile phones, etc.).

Q: Can I bring in my hearing aid?

A: Unfortunately, due to the nature of the raised pressure and oxygen levels in the chamber, you cannot bring in your hearing aid, this must be removed.

Q: Will I be alone in the chamber for the treatment session?

A. No. We have two multi-seater chambers so you will probably be sharing a space with three or four other people.

NOTICE BOARD

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Bandon Town Hall

81 North Main Street

Bandon, Co. Cork

P72 E448

SESSION TIMES

Monday 12.30, 14.00, 18.45

Tuesday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30, 14.00

Wednesday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30, 19.00

Thursday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30, 14.00

Friday 9.00, 10.45, 12.30 14.00

Saturday 9.00

Sunday CLOSED

Public Holidays CLOSED

Bandon Hyperbaric Oxygen Centre | Registered Charity No 12765