You will be able to get public healthcare services from the Health Service Executive (HSE). These services include a family doctor or nurse, community care (for example: vaccinations, physiotherapy, dental services) and hospital or emergency care.
You do not need to pay for these services. You will be entitled to apply for a medical card to access primary care services for you and your child dependents from a family doctor without charge.
You can access services for children’s health, disabilities, maternity, older people and more. There are also services for psychological stress and mental health issues, including PTSD.
Healthcare services for people with urgent medical needs will be provided through the public hospital system. It is important that these needs are identified to the health authorities prior to or upon arrival in Ireland.
You can find information and other resources about public healthcare services at www.hse.ie/ukraine. This information will be available in English, Ukrainian and Russian.