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Preplacement Information for students

Garda vetting (also known as Garda Clearance) is conducted in respect of personnel working in a full-time, part-time, and voluntary or student placement capacity in a position in a registered organisation, through which they have unsupervised access to children and/or vulnerable adults.  

All physiotherapy students must submit a Garda Clearance Form to the Academic Registry Office before they are allowed to register for the BSc Physiotherapy course in first year. This form is available on the orientation website.

All students should be aware that it is their responsibility to submit a completed form to the Academic Registry Office before they commence the BSc Physiotherapy undergraduate programme.

The TCD Academic Registry Office will process the vetting requests for all relevant entrants with the National Vetting Bureau.

From 2016, the vetting result will be provided directly to the student from the Academic Registry Office. The Discipline of Physiotherapy will be provided with a list of students who have successfully completed Garda Clearance.

The student will take responsibility for the handling and forwarding of this original document to relevant agencies (namely, clinical placement sites) from this point. If clinical sites request confirmation of Garda Clearance it will be the student’s responsibility to furnish this to the site.

Failure to comply with the Garda vetting procedures (including unnecessary delays in return of forms to the Academic Registry Office) will result in placement cancellation. Students who do not complete 1000 hours of clinical practice will not proceed to graduation.

Hospital/Clinic Website Pre-placement (PDF) 2017-18
Bloomfield Hospital Bloomfield Hospital (PDF 26 kB)
Bon Secours Hospital, Glasnevin Bon Secours Hospital (PDF 21.1 kB)
Cavan Monaghan Hospital Cavan Monaghan Hospitals (PDF 48.7 kB)
Central Remedial Clinic (CRC),Clondalkin Central Remedial Clinic, Clondalkin (PDF 36 kB)
Central Remedial Clinic (CRC), Clontarf Central Remedial Clinic, Clontarf (PDF 35.8 kB)
Enable Ireland, Bray Enable Ireland, Bray (PDF 25.4 kB)
Enable Ireland, Sandymount Enable Ireland, Sandymount (PDF 27.9 kB)
Enable Ireland, Tallaght Enable Ireland, Tallaght (PDF 24.1 kB)
Incorporated Orthopaedic Hospital of Ireland, Clontarf   Incorporated Orthopaedic Hospital of Ireland, Clontarf (PDF 28 kB)
Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar  Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar (PDF 38 kB)
Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore  Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore (PDF 35 kB)
National Rehabilitation Hospital  National Rehabilitation Hospital (PDF 149 kB)
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin  Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin (PDF 54 kB)
PCCC Old County Road PCCC Old County Road (PDF 18.4 kB)
PCCC Armagh Road PCCC Armagh Road (PDF 23 kB)
PCCC Ballyfermot PCCC Ballyfermot (PDF 55 kB)
PCCC Belvilla Community Unit PCCC Belvilla Community Unit (PDF 18 kB)
PCCC Brookfield Health Centre PCCC Brookfield (PDF 20 kB)
PCCC Inchicore PCCC Inchicore (PDF 29 kB)
PCCC Meath Community Campus PCCC Meath Community Campus (PDF 23kB)
PCCC Millbrook Lawns PCCC Millbrook Lawns (PDF 20 kB)
PCCC Russell Building PCCC Russell Building - PAEDS (PDF 150 kB)
  PCCC Russell Building - MSK (PDF 33kB)
PCCC St. Joseph's Longford PCCC Longford (PDF 25 kB)
PCCC Thomas Court PCCC Thomas Court (PDF 199 kB)
St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown St Columcille's Hospital Loughlinstown (PDF 49 kB)
St James’s Hospital  St James' Hospital (PDF 326 kB)
St Michael’s House St Michael's House (PDF 20 kB)
Stewart’s Care Stewarts Healthcare (PDF 35.4 kB)
Tallaght Hospital Tallaght Hospital (PDF 101 kB)
The Royal Hospital Donnybrook Royal Hospital Donnybrook (PDF 24 kB)