Child health services
The general entitlement of children to health services in Ireland and the specific services available.
Immunisations for children and young people
Vaccination and immunisation services are free of charge to children and young people.
Health services for pre-school children
The HSE provides free health screening for pre-school children.
GP visit cards for children under 6
Children under 6 are entitled to free visits to participating GPs. Find out how to register for the GP visit card for children under 6.
This document is in: Health Medical cards and GP visit cards
School health services
There are various child health screenings provided in public primary schools. Information on screenings and how they are organised.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000. The Phone Service will operate Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm during January 2017. You can also visit your local Citizens Information Centre.