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Information about Ireland: health care

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The government department with responsibility in this area is the Department of Health www.dohc.ie

The Health system in Ireland - An overview of how healthcare works in Ireland.

Children's Health - Information on general entitlement of children to health services in Ireland and on the specific services available.

GP Services - Information on Family doctors (GPs) services to both medical card holders (free of charge) and private patients in Ireland.

Irish College Of General Practitioners - Includes a service to find a GP (family doctor) in a specific area.

Private health insurance in Ireland - This site explains the system of private health insurance in Ireland.

Maternity & Infant Care Services - Information on the Maternity and Infant Care Scheme which provides an agreed programme of care to all expectant mothers who are ordinarily resident in Ireland.

Hospitals - Information on hospitals and hospital charges that patients may have to pay for out-patient and in-patient services in public hospitals in Ireland.

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Page Updated in October 2012