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Accessing an OT in the public service

Occupational therapists work in a variety of settings in the community, voluntary organisations and public health services including hospitals, primary care, community, child and family services, disability services, mental health and older people's services. You can access an occupational therapist publicly through your HSE Local Health Office or request a referral from your GP..

Your Local Health Office is your entry point to community health and personal social services. The wide range of services that are provided through Local Health Offices and from Health Centres include general practitioner services, public health nursing, occupational therapy, child health services, community welfare, chiropody, ophthalmic, speech therapy, social work, addiction counselling and treatment, physiotherapy, psychiatric services and home help.

Please click here for further information on your local health office.



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