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Business supporting HSE staff during COVID-19

Offers available to HSE staff including discounts, dedicated shopping hours and free services to support staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published: 29 April 2020

Find a list of retail and transport services offered to HSE staff by businesses across the country to assist staff during the COVID-19 pandemic

Pet care

Dogs Trust Supports Frontline Workers by Offering Temporary Foster Care for their dogs

If you are an essential worker and need your dog fostered for a period of two weeks or more, please sign up to receive a 'Dogs Trust Frontline Foster Care' card

Transport & motoring

AA Ireland has introduced a free breakdown service for healthcare workers (whether they are AA Members on not) for the duration of the crisis, in the event that their car breaks down.

Healthcare staff can contact a priority line on 01 617 9059.

Enterprise rent-a-car are giving healthcare workers 50% off car rentals until 31 May 2020. This offer includes free car delivery and collection. 

Enterprise services discount is available here


Free Now are giving a 50% discount to healthcare workers. How to get 50% off your taxi:

-Open your FREE NOW app and set your pick up

-Enter your destination -Select 'Medical' from the options

-Order your taxi -The 50% discount will automatically apply. 

Shopping hours


Tesco have introduced dedicated hours (up to 9 am) for all healthcare workers in stores on Tuesdays and Thursdays Outside of the dedicated hours HSE workers will also have priority access in stores and will be able to move to the front of the queue when they show valid identification

Dunnes Stores

HSE staff will be given priority in queues


Healthcare workers will be offered priority queuing at store entrances as well as at the checkouts with HSE ID.  

Marks and Spencers

The first hour of trading on Tuesdays and Fridays will be set aside for Healthcare workers.

Discount codes discount code

HSE staff can use this promotional code (HSE15) on which will be active until 21 May.

FIRST 3 MONTHS COVER FREE* when you arrange your private income protection cover. 

Free services

Circle K

Circle K are offering a free Simply Great Coffee to HSE staff and emergencies services when you show a valid photographic ID at the time of purchase. (Offer Excludes Circle K Express).

Please note that offers listed above are displayed for information purposes only, the HSE has no connection with the businesses listed above.