GP and hospital services

    Family doctors (GPs) provide certain services to medical card and GP visit card holders free of charge.

    Outlines the services GPs (family doctors) offer in Ireland, how to find a GP and how much it costs to visit a GP in Ireland. Covers visiting a GP out of hours and how to make a complaint about a GP.

    Types of hospital, including public and private hospitals, and hospital services.

    Charges that patients may have to pay for out-patient and in-patient services in public hospitals. Also describes long stay charges.

    How the GP out-of-hours service in Ireland works, how much the GP out-of-hours service costs and how to contact your local GP out-of-hours service.

    Unless you have a medical card or GP visit card, visits to family doctors are not free. What is a GP visit card and how can you apply?
    This document is in: Medical cards and GP visit cards