The Department of Health provides leadership, policy direction, governance and performance oversight for the health sector. To do this we receive and process personal data. In some instances it will be necessary to share personal data with other Government Departments/Agencies. A copy of the Department’s Privacy Statement is available here.
In order to assist us to best deal with your query, please consider which of the following options is most appropriate to you.
If you have had previous correspondence with the Department, quoting your reference number will help us to identify you and assist us further in processing your query.
Cuirfear fáilte roimh chomhfhreagras i nGaeilge.
Department of Health
Hawkins House, Hawkins St, Dublin 2, D02 VW90
Tel: (01) 6354000
We adhere to the Principles of Quality Customer Services through our Quality Customer Action Plan and our Customer Charter. Read our Customer Complaints Procedure.
- email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- write to us at Customer Services Unit, Department of Health, Hawkins House, Dublin 2, D02 VW90 or
- telephone (01) 635 3000
The Health Service Executive provides all of Ireland’s public health services in hospitals and communities across the country. If you have a question about your health services, your entitlements, or how to access HSE health or social services in your area, please either:
- ring the HSE Helpline on 1850 24 1850 or
- visit HSE Services in Ireland
Freedom of Information
The Department of Health, like all Government Departments, is subject to the Freedom of Information Act.
Freedom of Information
Under the Disability Act 2005, public bodies must appoint Access Officers. The Disability Access Officer will arrange assistance and guidance for any person with a disability who needs to visit our offices.
Maeve Hickey is our Access Officer for Hawkins House and you can email or telephone her on (01) 6354056.
Press & Communications Office
We liaise with all media on behalf of the Minister, Ministers of State and the Department of Health.
You can visit our News Centre for the latest news from our Department. Follow us on Twitter @roinnslainte
Press queries should be directed in the first instance to email@example.com or 01 6354477.
www.healthcomplaints.ie provides information on how to make a complaint or give feedback about health and social care services in Ireland. It has been developed for people who use health and social care services in Ireland, as well as for their families, care-givers and advocates and includes information on: