Stay well this winter

Information to help you stay well this winter and some useful advice if you are feeling under the weather.

Most GPs offer an out of hours service for urgent GP care.  We have 11 injury units across the country to treat minor injuries like broken bones, sprains, strains and minor burns. 

Our emergency departments are open 24 hours every day.

Dial 112 or 999 for emergencies.

Tips for staying well this winter

Advice on how to stay well this winter and prevent viral infections

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Advice for patients with chronic conditions

Winter ready checklist for patients with chronic disease like COPD, asthma, heart disease, or diabetes

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Flu vaccination

Read about flu and the flu vaccine

 Find out more about the flu vaccine

Under the weather

Practical advice on how to mind yourself or your family when you’re sick. From the HSE, GPs and Pharmacists


Injury units

For broken bones, dislocations, sprains, strains, wounds, scalds and minor burns that are unlikely to need admission to hospital

Find an Injury Unit

Urgent out of hours GP care

Most local GPs offer an out of hours service for urgent requests only

 Contact numbers

Urgent and emergency care

Advice for attending emergency departments

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Get in touch

Can't find what you are looking for give us a call, drop us an email or send us a tweet

 Contact @HSELive

Winter update

Update on health services this winter

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