Roma Health Advocacy Projects

HSE Social Inclusion South East Community Healthcare funds and supports the Wexford and Waterford Roma Health Advocacy Projects.  The Wexford project is managed by the Ferns Diocesan Youth Service and Waterford and South Tipperary Community Youth Services manage the Waterford Project.  The services provided by the Roma Health Advocacy Projects include:

  • Support with applying for medical cards and renewal of same
  • Support making and attending medical appointments
  • Delivery of key health and well-being messages
  • Delivery of awareness raising events regarding health issues
  • The provision of health information on a range of topics as well as information on access routes and referral pathways to health services and supports
  • Delivery of health literacy programmes
  • Provision of general health advocacy and referral support service
  • Provision of cultural expertise to HSE staff

For further information contact Suzanne Nolan, Roma Health Lead for the South East, HSE Social Inclusion South East Community Healthcare on: suzannes.nolan@hse.ie