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Resources

Contacts

Local Hospitals
University Hospital Galway (U.CH.G): general/acute (091) 544 544
Merlin Park Hospital: general/acute (091) 751 131
Bons Secours Hospital: private/general (091) 757 711
Galway Clinic: private/general (091) 758 000
Galway Hospice (091) 770 868
Local Health Services
HSE Information Healthline 1850 241 850
Over 70’s Application – Central Office 1890 252 919
Local Health Office (091) 523 122
Medical Cards/GP Visit Cards (091) 523 122
Register Births/Deaths/Marriages (091) 546 277
Diabetic Retinal Screen (091) 862 220
University Galway Hospital Waiting List Call Centre (091) 893300
Helpline Numbers
An Garda Siochana: Galway (091) 538 000
Childline (FREEPHONE 24-hour service) 1800 666 666
Parentline (LoCall) 1890 927 277
Senior Helpline (Listening Service for Older People) 1850 440 444
Woman’s Aid 1800 341 900
AMEN (Domestic Violence Support for Men) 046 9023718
Rape Crisis Line Galway 1800 355 355
Drug HIV Helpline 1800 459 459
Aids West (091) 566 266
Barnardos 1850 222 300
Samaritans (FREEPHONE) 116 123
Alcoholics Anonymous Galway West (085) 224 2063
Alcoholics Anonymous Galway East (085) 224 4065
Al-Anon & Alateen (365 days a year) (01) 8732699
Mental Health Ireland (01) 284 1166
Aware 1800 902 826
Bodywhys (LoCall) 1890 200 444
Sosad (Suicide Prevention & Support) (042) 932 7321
Pieta House (Tuam) (093) 255 86
Grow 1890 902 461
Jigsaw Galway (FREE Youth Mental Health Service) (091) 549 252
LGBT Helpline 1890 929 539
General Health Information Websites
Health Service Executive www.hse.ie
Patient Information Site www.patient.co.uk
NHS General Health Question/Answer site www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Pages/Topics.aspx
Department of Health and Children www.dohc.ie
Answers to Drugs FAQs www.addictionireland.com
Facts about Drugs www.drugs.ie
Health problems which are difficult to talk about www.embarrassingproblems.co.uk
Health Intelligence www.healthintelligence.ie
Health Promotion www.healthpromotion.ie
On Health www.onhealth.com
Immunisation Information www.immunisation.ie
National Treatment Purchase Fund. www.ntpf.ie
Sexual Health Awareness www.yoursexualhealth.ie
Travel Vaccinations www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk
Quitting smoking advice Smokefree.nhs.ukwww.cervicalcheck.ie
Cholesterol Information www.cholesterol.ie
Private Health Insurance Companies
The Health Insurance Authority www.hia.ie
Aviva (part of Irish Life) www.avivahealth.ie
Quinn Healthcare (formerly BUPA) www.quinn-healthcare.com
VHI Healthcare www.vhi.ie
Laya Healthcare www.layahealthcare.ie
Irish Life Health (formerly Aviva) www.irishlifehealth.ie
GloHealth (taken over by Irish Life in 2016) www.glohealth.ie
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