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Private Health Insurance

Employees of the University may join a group scheme with one of the private health insurance companies listed below, and the University will facilitate payment through payroll.

Who does this apply to?

To be eligible to participate in one of these group schemes, an employee must be either a permanent member of staff or a temporary or contract employee with a contract of no less than one year in duration. The full Health Insurance Policy can be found in the Governance Library.


If you wish to join any of the following group schemes then you should contact the relevant healthcare provider directly. All four companies have comprehensive websites which outline details of the various plans available.

Provider VHI Irish Life Laya HSF Health Plan
Telephone 1850 44 44 44 1850 714 444 1800 700 890

1890 451 451

Email info@vhi.ie info@irishlifehealth.ie info@layahealthcare.com customer@hsf.ie
Web www.vhi.ie www.irishlife.ie www.layahealthcare.com www.hsf.ie
UCD Plan Ref. No. Quote 135 Quote '4926' Group ID 27764 Quote 'UCD'

More information

Learn more about Health Insurance offers and discounts (and much more) on our Financial Wellbeing page (Culture & Engagement site)

Yes, however it is important that initial contact is made using your @ucd.ie email account which remains active.

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