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General Scheme of Health Information and Patient Safety Bill

12.11.2015 The General Scheme of the Health Information and Patient Safety was approved by the Government on 10 November.  The Bill deals with a number of areas: including, information related matters, research ethics approval structures and matters aime ...

National Alcohol Policy Ireland

The National Alcohol Policy is directed at reducing the prevalence of alcohol-related problems through an emphasis on moderation in alcohol consumption. The importance of a comprehensive alcohol policy was highlighted when Ireland endorsed the European Ch ...

Primary Dental Care Strategy 2006 (PDF 5471 KB)

10.14655/799178-800244 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety health, population, northern ireland, government, Strategies and Action Plans Primary Dental Care Strategy 2006 Fuel Poverty Chronic Conditions Obesity Health Inequalities Poli ...

National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016

14.5.2015 Drugs misuse continues to be one of the most significant challenges facing our country.   It is highly destructive and has devastating effects on individuals, relationships, families, communities and society in general.Implementation of the Na ...

Updated General Scheme of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill) 2018

10.7.2018 Updated General Scheme of a Bill Entitled Health (Regulation of Termination of  Pregnancy) Bill 2018     Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204007 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 10.7.2018 ...

General Scheme Patient Safety Bill 5 July 2018

5.7.2018 A Bill to provide for mandatory open disclosure of serious reportable patient safety incidents, notification of reportable incidents, clinical audit to improve patient care and outcomes and extend the Health Information Quality Authority remit to ...

General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill- HSE Board Bill

17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204031 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Boar ...

Inpatient/ Day Case Action Plan 2018

12.4.2018 Improving waiting times for hospital procedures is one of the Governmentâ?Ts key objectives. The Inpatient/Day Case Action Plan 2018 has been compiled by the Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the National Treatment Purchase ...

General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy

28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204039 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termin ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis- Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

30.7.2018 The Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018 provides for the establishment of a 9 person Board for the HSE. The Board will be the governing body for the HSE, with authority to perform the HSE’s functions. The Board will be accountable to ...

Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

8.8.2018 Sláintecare presents a ten-year vision to transform Irelandâ?Ts health and social care services. The Sláintecare Implementation Strategy is the framework for a system-wide reform programme. It sets out the direction for the next ten years and a ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis & Children's Health Bill 2018

26.7.2018 The Childrenâ?Ts Health Bill provides for the enhancement of childrenâ?Ts health services and for that purpose to establish a body to be known as Childrenâ?Ts Health Ireland to plan and deliver paediatric services; to provide for the transfer of ...

Project Ireland 2040

19.2.2018 Project Ireland 2040  is the Governmentâ?Ts overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be. A major programme of investment in health infrast ...

Statement of Strategy 2016-2019

20.12.2016 This is the Statement of Strategy for the Department of Health for the period 2016-2019. It sets out our mission, our values, and our role and main functions. It describes the current environment in which health and social services are to be de ...

National Sexual Health Strategy

29.10.2015The action plan sets out the main actions to be taken in 2015 and 2016 to commence implementation of the National Sexual Health Strategy for Ireland 2015â?"2020.  Download the strategy here. 10.14655/11971-959528 Department of Health (Irel ...

The Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Act 1996 (Appointment of date pursuant to subsection (5)(b) of section 2) Order 2015

9.4.2015This Order extends the date by which the Voluntary Health Insurance Board must acquire the necessary capital reserves to make an application for authorisation by the Central Bank of Ireland. Download a copy of S.I. 110 of 2015 10.14655/11971-97055 ...

Strategy for the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer 2015-2017

3.2.2016 The Strategy sets out the Vision, Mission and Values for the Office. It also highlights the Officeâ?Ts Strategic Objectives until end 2017, as follows:  10.14655/11971-970554 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government ...

Reporting obligations under the Tobacco Products Directive No. 2014/40/EU

8.3.2016Notice to Industry- March 2016Under Articles 5 and 20 of Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 [1], on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States conc ...

eHealth and Care Strategy

This eHealth and Care Strategy sets out a range of measures for the increased use of digital technologies to support the delivery of health and care services between now and 2020.  10.14655/11971-987772 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Saf ...

Research for Better Health and Social Care Strategy (2016-25)

Research and development is an integral part of ensuring that health and social care services are of the highest quality and informed by the best available and up-to-date evidence.  For that reason, DHSSPS invests over £10m annually in promoting research ...