Links to other sites

Organisation Phone / Website Relevant Information

Healthcomplaints.ie

Website

Useful site with information on making complaints across the public and private health sector

National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities

Phone: 0761 07 3000
Website

The National Advocacy Service for People with Disabilities provides an independent, confidential and free, representative advocacy service. The service is funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board

Citizens Information Board

Phone: 0761 07 4000
Website

Nationwide locations as per website.

Office of the Ombudsman

Phone: +353 1 639 5600
Lo-call: 1890 22 30 30
Website

How complaints made to the HSE are handled can be referred to the Ombudman for external review

Ombudsman for Children

Phone: 01 865 6800
Website

The Ombudsman for Children receives complaints relating to public services provided to children

The Medical Council

Website

Complaints relating to doctors can be made to the Medical Council

The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

Phone: 353-1-639 8500
Website

Complaints relating to nurses and midwives can be made to the NMBI

CORU

Phone: 01 293 3160
Website

CORU is Ireland’s multi-profession health regulator. CORU’s role is to protect the public by promoting high standards of professional conduct, education, training and competence through statutory registration of health and social care professionals.

Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)

Website

HIQA is the independent authority established to regulate and inspect health and social care facilities in Ireland

Mental Health Commission

Website

The Mental Health Commission is an independent state body which promotes good practice and high standards in the delivery of mental health services in Ireland.

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission

Phone: +353 1 8589601
LoCall: 1 890 245545
Website

Opening hours are Monday – Friday
9.00 – 13.00
14.00 – 17.00

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission can provide information in relation to equality legislation, non-discrimination and human rights.

Inclusion Ireland

Phone: 01 855 9891
Website

Inclusion Ireland is a national organisation advocating for the rights of people with an intellectual disability and their families.

Irish Patients Association

Phone: 087 659 4183
Website

Providing Independent Patient Advocacy since 1995.

Irish Advocacy Network

Phone: 01 8728684
Phone: 087 7540763
Website
Email: admin@irishadvocacynetwork.com

Advocacy support for people accessing mental health services

Mental Health Ireland

Phone: 01 284 1166
Email: info@mentalhealthireland.ie

website

09:00 – 17:00 Monday-Friday

Dental Complaints Resolution Service

Telephone: 094-902-5105
Website

Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm

Pavee Point

Phone: 01 878 0255
Website

Non-governmental organisation for the promotion and realisation of Travellers Human Rights.

Cork Advocacy Service (CAS)

Phone: (021) 4666180
Website

Cork Advocacy Service For Social Health & Education Projects

A Community-based Well-being and Development Project

EPIC

Phone: 01-8727661
Website

EPIC supports children in care with information and advocacy support

Sage Advocacy

Phone: 1850 71 94 00
Website

Sage Advocacy provides advocacy support to vulnerable adults, older people and healthcare patients.