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National Childcare Strategy 2006- 2010: A Guide for Providers

Department of Health and Children Childcare infrastructure The key objective of the National Childcare Strategy is to further develop the childcare infrastructure to meet the needs of children and their parents for quality early childhood care. The Govern ...

Play Here, Play There, Play Everywhere

Dublin City Council Child development and child health The ‘Dublin City Play Plan’ promotes inclusive play and urges those responsible for providing play and/or services for children to adapt a multi-disciplinary approach. This is an initiative of the Dub ...

Public Service Agreement 2010- 2014 (Croke Park Agreement): Departmental Action Plan

10.3.2011 Public Service Agreement 2010 – 2014 (Croke Park Agreement): Departmental Action Plan Click here to download PDF 33KB Department of Health (Ireland) Health Service reforms Public Service Agreement 2010 – 2014 (Croke Park Agreement): Departmental ...

Strategic Framework for Role Expansion of Nurses and Midwives: Promoting Quality Patient Care

10.3.2011 Strategic Framework for Role Expansion of Nurses and Midwives: Promoting Quality Patient Care This strategic document sets policy direction for the enhancement of nursing and midwifery roles. It builds on the achievements of the past ten years f ...

Revised Consolidated Salary Scales for New Entrants effective from 1 January 2011

10.3.2011 Revised Consolidated Salary Scales for New Entrants effective from 1 January 2011 Click here to download PDF 5.65MB Department of Health (Ireland) Public service sector salaries Revised Consolidated Salary Scales for New Entrants effective from ...

Cancer services in Ireland: A National Strategy

10.11.1996 The aim of this Cancer Strategy has been to review the existing range of preventive, treatment and palliative services relating to cancer in Ireland, and to set out the Ministerâ?Ts plans for their further development and improvement. This has ...

National Health Information Strategy

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Health promotion Click here to download PDF Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/national-health-information-strategy/ © Department of Hea ...

Adding Years to Life and Life to Years- A Health Promotion Strategy for Older People in Ireland

10.6.1998 This Health Strategy points to the need for promoting healthy ageing in conjunction with the then National Council for Elderly – a goal which was re-iterated in the 1995 Health Promotion Strategy, in which older people were identified as a prior ...

Working for Health and Wellbeing: Strategy Statement 1998-2001

10.6.1998 This Strategy Statement takes account of the changes and developments which have occurred since the publication of the last Statement and in particular reflects the policies set out in the new Programme for Government, An Action Programme for th ...

National Children's Strategy

20.11.2000 The Strategy sets out an ambitious series of objectives to guide childrenâ?Ts policy over the next ten years. It sets out a common vision to work towards. It identifies six principles to guide all actions to be taken and it proposes a more holi ...

National Drugs Strategy 2001- 2008

10.6.2001 In April 2000, the Cabinet Committee on Social Inclusion requested that a review of the current national drugs strategy be undertaken. The overall objective of the review was to identify any gaps or deficiencies in the existing strategy and to d ...

Making Knowledge Work for Health: A Strategy for Health Research

10.6.2001 Making Knowledge Work for Health: A Strategy for Health Research, provides a framework for the development of health research to enhance health and quality of life and help ensure that our research compares favourably with the rest of the world. ...

Research Strategy for Nursing and Midwifery in Ireland

27.3.2003 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Nursing and midwifery Click here to download PDF Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/research-strategy-for-nursing-and-midwifery-in-irela ...

Health Services Procurement Policy

20.6.2000 The Healthcare Materials Management Board (HMMB) was established following the report to the Materials Management Advisory Group on procurement and materials management in the health sector Download the Report here Department of Health (Ireland) ...

Child Care (Pre School Services) Regulations 1996 and Child Care (Pre School Services) (Amendment) Regulations 1997

20.6.1997 The purpose of this Guide is to offer guidance on the Child Care (Pre- School Services) Regulations, 1996. It is written for persons charged with responsibility for implementing the legislation and for anyone affected by its provisions, in parti ...

Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales December 2004

21.3.2004 Click here to download PDF Department of Health (Ireland) Public service sector salaries Click here to download PDF Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://health.gov.ie/blog/publications/department-of-health-consolidated-salary-sc ...

Statutory Registration for Health and Social Professionals

10.10.2000 The Department of Health and Children has committed itself to introducing legislation to provide for the statutory registration of certain health and social care professionals. Against this background, the Department held a series of workshops ...

An Action Plan for Dementia

10.5.1999 The Action Plan takes as its guiding principle the recognition of the individuality of the person with dementia and of his or her individual needs. This principle has informed and influenced the development of the plan. The needs and uniqueness ...

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Policy on Open Access

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) Open Access publishing The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine(DAFM) plays a lead role in developing a strong, competitive and vibrant agri-food industry by supporting pre-commercial agricul ...

Road Safety Strategy 2013- 2020

Road Safety Authority (RSA) Road safety 124 road deaths and 330 serious injuries or lower by 2020 to ‘close the gap’ between Ireland and other best practice countries Longer 2013-2020 strategy will focus on serious injuries Conference opened by Siim Kalla ...