Health Services in Ireland

The HSE provides health and social services to everyone living in Ireland. Our services are delivered to young and old, in hospitals, health facilities and in communities across the country.

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Benefits and Schemes
Medical and GP Visit Cards, Drugs Payment, EHIC and more
Births, Deaths, Marriages
Registration, Certificates and Civil Ceremonies
Environmental Health
Food Safety, Environmental Health, Water Quality and more
Local Health Offices
32 offices nationwide, admin centres for HSE schemes and community services

Everyday Care

Pharmacy services, find a local pharmacy on a map
GPs and Family Doctors
How to access GP or Family Doctors, find GPs on a map
Dental Services
Dental services provided by the HSE to adults and children
Health Centres
HSE Health Centres are an important part of your community
Primary Care
GPs, Public Health Nurses and other staff working as teams to care for your community

Care when you need it

Carers Support
HSE services, support groups, organisations, statutory assistance to support carers
Injury Units
Injury Units treat a wide range of injuries such as broken bones, dislocations, sprains and strains
Acute Hospitals
Delivering hospital services throughout the country
Maternity Care
Services for parents expecting a baby, hospital care, mother and infant scheme
National Ambulance Service
Information for the public and staff on National Ambulance Service
How to access urgent services outside of normal hours
Community Intervention Teams
A specialist nurse led health professional team providing a rapid integrated response
Emergency Management works to ensure Emergency plans are developed, updated and tested as required.

Community and Social Care

Children and Family Services
Welfare and Protection, Family Support, Adoption, Social Workers
Disability Services
Including intellectual, physical or sensory disabilities
Mental Health Services
Information on mental health services provided in hospitals and communities across Ireland
Hearing screening for babies, children and adults
Older People
Nursing Home Support Scheme, Home Care, Tips for Healthy Ageing

Specialist Care

Addiction Services
Support for people with alcohol and drug addiction problems
Sexual Health Services
Sexual Health Clinics, Testing and Treatment, Sexual Assault Treatment
Public Health
Public Health aims to improve the health and well being of people
Cancer Services
Cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment, is a major healthcare challenge
National Rare Diseases Office
Current and reliable information about genetic and rare diseases
Kerry Health Services
Community and hospital based health services in Co. Kerry.