Minor Injury Clinic

Minor injury clinics give rapid access to efficient and convenient treatment and advice on minor injuries including sports injuries such as fractures and dislocations and illnesses such as fever and infection.

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Only one health insurer covers 18 minor injury clinics on all hospital plans providing unlimited visits, without any policy excess.

  • Rapid access 365 days*
  • 18  Nationwide clinics
  • Unlimited visits
  • No appointment required

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Our approved network of walk-in clinics includes Affidea’s Express Care Clinics, Laya Health & Wellbeing Clinics (MyMedical) and all 11 HSE minor injury clinics.
*Opening times may differ for some HSE minor injury clinics.



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Irish Life Health cover both private minor injury clinics, like Affidea Expresscare, and public minor injury units under the Minor Injury Clinic Cover and Minor Injury Clinic HSE benefit:


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Minor Injury Clinic Cover

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Dublin, Naas & Cork

 


Irish Life Health will pay the minor injury clinic directly up to the amount detailed on your table of cover. For example members on the BeneFit range of plans will be covered for 70% of their charges up to €200 per visit.

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Please note: any additional amount owed should be paid by you to the minor injury clinic. This amount cannot be claimed back under out-patient, day to day or any other benefit on your plan. Irish Life Health will pay the minor injury clinic directly up to the amount detailed on your table of cover for each visit.
Available to all Irish Life Health members on all hospital plans from 1st August 2018.

*Pay & Claim

Minor Injury Clinic Cover (HSE)

Along with the private minor injury clinics Irish Life Health also cover HSE minor injury clinics located nationwide across Ireland, view here. 

• St. Columcille’s Injury Unit, Loughlinstown
• Dundalk Injury Unit
• Children's Health Ireland at Connolly Hospital
• Mater Smithfield Rapid Injury Clinic
• Monaghan Injury Unit
• Roscommon Injury Unit
• Ennis Injury Unit
• Nenagh Injury Unit
• St. John’s Injury Unit, Limerick
• The Mercy Injury Unit, Cork
• Mallow Injury Unit
• Bantry Injury Unit

You will pay the minor injury clinic directly and claim back from Irish Life Health up to the amount detailed on your table of cover. For example members on the BeneFit range of plans will be covered for 70% of their charges up to €200 per visit.

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Please note: you must settle the bill directly with the HSE Minor Injury Clinic you attend. You can then claim back the amount covered by us during your policy year by scanning your original receipt and submitting it through our online claims tool in your member secure area within six months of the end of your policy year. This benefit cannot be claimed in conjunction with any other benefit.
Available on selected plans to new and renewing members from 1st November 2018.

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Minor Injury Clinic

Rapid access to treatment and advice on injuries such as fractures and dislocations; and illnesses such as fever and infection

FAQ's

A Minor Injury Clinic is a walk-in medical clinic for the treatment of broken bones, dislocations, sprains, strains, wounds, scalds and minor burns that are unlikely to need admission to hospital.

If you are experiencing minor injuries that are not life threatening you can visit a Minor Injury Clinic and avoid waiting times in an A & E. You can walk-in anytime with no appointment needed.

  • Sports injuries
  • Fractures and dislocations
  • Minor head injuries (conscious patients)
  • Migraines and headaches
  • High fever, colds and flu
  • Wound care
  • Insect bites and stings
  • Miscellaneous such as: eye and ear problems; mild allergic reactions; removal of foreign bodies from ear and nose etc.
  • Chest pain
  • Pregnancy related illness
  • Gynaecology complaints
  • Serious head injury where there is a loss of consciousness or vomiting
  • Severe shortness of breath
  • Injuries due to self-harm
  • Abdominal pain
  • Infants under 12 months
  • The amount detailed in your table of cover for the Minor Injury Clinic Cover (Affidea’s ExpressCare and MyMedical) is paid directly to the Minor Injury Clinic. You only pay the balance. If you visit a HSE Minor Injury Unit you will pay the clinic directly and then claim back the amount covered by scanning your original receipt and submitting it through our online claims tool in your member secure area within six months of the end of your policy year.

    There is no limit on the number of visits covered.

    The “Minor Injury Clinic Cover” benefit covers an amount * towards initial consultation and, if deemed necessary the following treatments related to the initial consultation:


  • X-ray and Scans
  • Stitching
  • Full cast
  • Temporary cast
  • Splints
  • Crutches

  • *Please check your Table of Cover for the amount covered on your plan

    The “Minor Injury Clinic Cover” benefit does not cover the charge for the following take home aids:


  • Boots and braces