The GMHS has been closed for
Take Action to Open GMHS Now
Dublins Gay Mens Health Service—the GMHS—is one of the busiest sexual health services in Ireland and the only one specifically serving gay and bisexual men and trans people.
Its also the only public sexual health service that hasnt reopened since March 2020.
The GMHS is a vital community health resource. Thousands of gay and bisexual men and trans people rely on it for essential healthcare including: STI testing and treatment, HIV testing, access to HIV prevention tools like PEP and PrEP, vaccinations, counselling, and more.
They know they can depend on the GMHS to provide expert, specialised care in a supportive, non-judgemental environment.
Were asking the community to contact the Chief Officer of HSE Community Healthcare East, Martina Queally. We need you to help her understand how important the GMHS is, how devastating its absence has been, and why its critical for her to intervene.
The tool below will allow you to create and send an email from your personal account to Martina Queally, with copies sent to the CEO of the HSE Paul Reid and Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly. You can use our template as-is or add your own perspective or questions.
You can also read our letter to Martina Queally here.
Why Martina Queally?
HSE Community Healthcare East is responsible for managing the GMHS. As Chief Officer, Martina Queally can do more than anyone else to ensure that the GMHS is reopened as quickly as possible. We need her to send a clear signal that sexual health matters and that opening the GMHS is a high priority.
"It is important that we listen to our clients and patients and let them know we want their views." (Martina Queally, 2015)