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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) 2018-19
Bon Secours Hospital, Glasnevin Bon Secours Hospital (PDF 22. kB) 18/19
Cavan Monaghan Hospital Cavan Monaghan Hospitals (PDF 48.7 kB)
Central Remedial Clinic (CRC), Clontarf Central Remedial Clinic, Clontarf (PDF 105 kB) 18/19
Enable Ireland, Bray Enable Ireland, Bray (PDF 25.4 kB)
Enable Ireland, Sandymount Enable Ireland, Sandymount (PDF 105 kB) 18/19
Incorporated Orthopaedic Hospital of Ireland, Clontarf   Incorporated Orthopaedic Hospital of Ireland, Clontarf (PDF 162 kB) 18/19
Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar  Midlands Regional Hospital, Mullingar (PDF 130 kB) 18/19
Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore  Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore (PDF 35 kB)
National Rehabilitation Hospital  National Rehabilitation Hospital (PDF 270 kB) 18/19
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin  Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin (PDF 187 kB) 18/19
PCCC Old County Road PCCC Old County Road (PDF 18.4 kB)
PCCC Armagh Road PCCC Armagh Road (PDF 23 kB)
PCCC Athlone PCCC Athloone (PDF 22 kB) 18/19
PCCC Ballyfermot PCCC Ballyfermot (PDF 183 kB) 18/19
PCCC Belvilla Community Unit PCCC Belvilla Community Unit (PDF 18 kB) 18/19
PCCC Brookfield Health Centre PCCC Brookfield (PDF 21 kB) 18/19
PCCC Bru Chaoimhin PCCC Bru Chaoimhin (PDF 289 kB) 18/19
PCCC Inchicore PCCC Inchicore (PDF 29 kB)
PCCC Meath Community Campus PCCC Meath Community Campus (PDF 103 kB) 18/19
PCCC Millbrook Lawns PCCC Millbrook Lawns (PDF 20 kB)
PCCC Pearse Street PCCC Pearse Street (PDF 117 kB) 18/19
PCCC St. Joseph's Longford PCCC Longford (PDF 104 kB) 18/19
PCCC Thomas Court PCCC Thomas Court (PDF 69 kB) 18/19
St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown St Columcille's Hospital Loughlinstown (PDF 49 kB) 18/19
St James’s Hospital  St James' Hospital (PDF 326 kB)
St Michael’s House St Michael's House (PDF 22 kB) 18/19
Stewart’s Care Stewarts Healthcare (PDF 194. kB) 18/19
Tallaght University Hospital Tallaght University Hospital (PDF 358 kB) 18/19
The Royal Hospital Donnybrook Royal Hospital Donnybrook (PDF 103 kB) 18/19