The Redress for Women Resident in Certain Institutions Scheme
The scheme is for women who were in the Magdalen laundries, St. Mary’s Training Centre, Stanhope Street, Dublin 7 and House of Mercy Training School, Summerhill, Wexford.
The range of health services provided free of charge include:
- general practitioner, medical and surgical services
- acute inpatient services
- drugs, medicines and surgical appliances
- nursing services
- home help services
- dental, ophthalmic and aural services
- counselling services
- chiropody Services
- physiotherapy services
How to apply
There is no need to apply to the HSE. The HSE will contact these women when notified by the Department of Justice & Equality of their acceptance to the scheme.
Download the application form.
The Department of Justice and Equality contact details for the scheme are:
The Restorative Justice Implementation Team
Department of Justice and Equality
Tel: 01 476 8660
Women living overseas
The HSE has set up the Redress Reimbursement Scheme 2015 for healthcare costs for persons living overseas. This means that those living outside of Ireland can access the same range of health services provided under the scheme.
For further information contact:
Redress Reimbursement Scheme 2015
St. Joseph’s Campus
Tel: +353 (0)61 461138
Women living overseas are entitled to access the specified health services if they visit or return to Ireland. They are advised to contact their Community Health Organisation (CHO) for information before returning to Ireland.
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