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. Under this benefit, Irish Life Health will cover some of the cost of attending one of our approved Minor Injury Clinics.

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.

  • Rapid access 365 days*

  • Up to 19 MIU clinics nationwide

  • Unlimited visits

  • No appointment required


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Our approved network of walk-in clinics includes Direct Settlements (i.e. Affidea’s Express Care Clinics) and Pay & Claim Clinics. *Opening times may  differ for some  minor injury clinics. Age restrictions may also apply . Please check these in advance of attending.

Direct Settlement Minor Injury Clinic

  • Affidea Expresscare Clinic, The Elysian, Cork Minor Injury Clinic Cork
  • Affidea Expresscare Clinic, Northwood, Dublin 9 Minor Injury Clinic Dublin
  • Affidea Expresscare Clinic, Tallaght, Dublin 24 Minor Injury Clinic Dublin

Information is correct as at May 2021. Lists are subject to change see current lists here.

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.

Pay & Claim Minor Injury Clinics

Along with the direct settlement minor injury clinics Irish Life Health also cover Pay & Claim minor injury clinics located nationwide across Ireland, please see full list below. Age restrictions may apply.

  • St. Columcille’s Injury Unit, Loughlinstown, Dublin
  • Dundalk Injury Unit, Co. Louth
  • Children's Health Ireland at Connolly Hospital, Dublin
  • Mater Smithfield Rapid Injury Clinic, Dublin
  • Monaghan Injury Unit, Co. Monaghan
  • Roscommon Injury Unit, Co. Roscommon
  • Ennis Injury Unit, Co. Clare
  • Nenagh Injury Unit, Co. Tipperary
  • St. John’s Injury Unit, Limerick
  • The Mercy Injury Unit, Cork
  • Mallow Injury Unit, Cork
  • Bantry Injury Unit, Cork
  • Laya Health & Wellbeing Clinic, Cherrywood, Dublin 18
  • Laya Health & Wellbeing Clinic, Briarhill, Galway
  • Laya Health & Wellbeing Clinic, Ennis Road, Limerick

Information is correct as at May 2021. Lists are subject to change see current lists here.

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 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.

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.

The amount detailed in your table of cover for the Direct Settlement Minor Injury Clinic Cover is paid directly to the Minor Injury Clinic. You only pay the balance. If you visit a Pay & Claim Minor Injury Clinic 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. Information correct as at May 2021.

There is no limit on the number of visits covered*.

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

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


What is covered?


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


  • What is not covered?


  • Boots and braces


  • *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

  • Please see the Minor Injury Clinic’s website for details on what types of conditions are / are not treated in them.

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