‘About the Irish health service – a guide for refugees and other migrants’ is now available in poster format via QR codes.
The QR codes can be scanned by smart phone, which will then bring you to the guide booklet.
There are 15 QR codes on the poster, one for each of the following languages: English, Albanian, Arabic, Bulgarian, Farsi, French, Georgian, Kurdish, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Urdu.
The guide has received National Adult Literary Agency (NALA) Plain English approval and is in three parts:
- Part 1 gives information on how to access different types of health care, free services, and how the GP, Pharmacy and hospital systems work.
- Part 2 gives information about specialist services (dental treatments, eye tests, hearing aids, vaccinations) and some of the staff you may meet in the health system.
- Part 3 advises what to do in an emergency.
You can access the poster with QR codes via this LINK.