Children and Family Services in Dublin South West

Child Health
Area Medical and Public Health Nursing Staff visit schools in the area to give vaccinations including Mumps/Measles/Rubella (MRR) boosters and Meningococcal C. They also check on a child's development from birth onwards through a series of standard regular checks. Area Medical Officers also play an important role in monitoring outbreaks of illness in the area, mumps/measles etc. You can contact the Area Medical Officers at Tel: (01) 4154710 or the Public Health Nurse at your local Health Centre.

Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting your child against certain diseases. Children and young people in Ireland are entitled to certain vaccinations and immunisation services free of charge. These vaccines are provided by your GP, in Hospitals, at Health Centres, at home or at school.  For more information on immunisation call 01 414 1485 or talk to your GP, Public Health Nurse at your local Health Centre or visit -