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Interim Report on National Rare Disease Plan for Ireland 2014-2018

28.2.2017 This is a summary/detailed Interim Report on the implementation of the National Rare Disease Plan published in 2014 by the Department. It provides an update on progress with the implementation of each of the 48 recommendations in the National Pl ...

Commission of Investigation (Certain matter relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters)

7.3.2017 The establishment of the Commission of Investigation is subject to the approval of the Oireachtas. Draft Terms of Reference – Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) Com ...

Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) UPDATED

9.3.2017 DRAFT Terms of Reference – Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) UPDATED Commission of Investigation Terms of Reference (FINAL) is now available 10.14655/11971-112882 ...

Health Research Board Report: Assisted reproductive technologies: International approaches to public funding mechanisms and criteria. An evidence review

15.3.2017 Officials in the Department of Health are currently drafting the General Scheme of legislative provisions for assisted human reproduction (AHR). In the context of drafting this comprehensive piece of legislation, the question of public funding h ...

Tobacco Free Ireland Annual Report 2015

15.3.2017 Tobacco Free Ireland, the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government, and published in October 2013. It builds on existing tobacco control policies and legislation already in place in this country, and sets a target fo ...

Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales w.e.f. 1/4/2017 in accordance with FEMPI 2015 and the Public Service Stability Agreements 2013- 2018, (The Lansdowne Road Agreement)

22.3.2017 Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales w.e.f. 1/4/2017 in accordance with FEMPI 2015 and the Public Service Stability Agreements 2013 – 2018, (The Lansdowne Road Agreement) These scales must be read in conjunction with Department of Hea ...

Terms of Reference; Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters)

30.3.2017 Section 4 (b) of S.I. No. 96 of 2017 – Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) Order 2017 – authorises the Minister for Health to set the Commissionâ?Ts terms of refere ...

Health Research Board Report: Approaches to the regulation and financing of home care services in four European countries. An evidence review.

11.4.2017 The Department of Health is currently undertaking work to develop a new statutory formal home care scheme for older people, and in 2016 commissioned a review by the Health Research Board (HRB) of the way in which homecare services are funded and ...

Relocation of the European Medicines Agency

28.4.2017 There are many reasons why Dublin is the ideal location for the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Dublin can provide a sustainable and smooth transition for the EMA, the European regulatory network, its stakeholders and most importantly the peopl ...

Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study

30.5.2017 The HBSC is a cross-sectional study conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe. It runs every 4 years and in 2014 there were 42 participating countries and regions collecting data on the health ...

Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report

31.5.2017 This is the fifth progress report to be submitted to the Minister for Health and covers the period August 2016 – January 2017. Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report – August 2016 – January 2017 Further ...

Trends in Public/Private Patient Activity in Public Acute Hospitals

12.6.2017 This paper has been prepared by the Department of Health to review the trends in activity in public hospitals since the reforms introduced under the Health (Amendment) Act 2013 commenced. The paper primarily analyses information at national le ...

Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery

14.6.2017 The purpose of this Framework is to Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery   10.14655/11971-1128818 Department of Health (Ireland) Nursing, Nurse, Midwife, Pregnancy 14.6.2017 The purpose of this Framework is t ...

National Healthcare Quality Reporting System: Annual Report 2017

27.6.2017 This is the third annual report of the National Healthcare Quality Reporting System (NHQRS). This report makes publicly available information on the quality and safety of healthcare across the Irish health system. Its focus is on a balanced set ...

Notifications in Accordance with Section 20 of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013: Annual Report 2016

29.6.2017 Notifications in Accordance with Section 20 of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 – third Annual Report 2016   Notifications in Accordance with Section 20 of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 – second Annual Report 2 ...

A Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

5.7.2017 The Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces was developed by Trutz Haase Economic Consultants on behalf of the Department of Health. The aim of the report is to develop a longitudinal performance measurement framework w ...

National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026

5.7.2017 This National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 aims to meet the needs of cancer patients in Ireland for the next decade. Rapid advances have been made in cancer diagnostics and treatments. The objective is to ensure that cancer services respond to both ...

Evidence Review to Inform the Parameters for a Refresh of A Vision for Change

13.7.2017 This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). Evi ...

Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery 2017- 2025

17.7.2017 Irelandâ?Ts “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery” strategy sets out the Governmentâ?Ts response to addressing the harm caused by substance misuse in our society over the next eight years.  It identifies a set of key actions to be delivered betwe ...

The General Scheme of the Children's Health Bill 2017

29.8.2017 The Government agreed in 2006 to the creation of a single national tertiary paediatric hospital, into which the services of the three existing childrenâ?Ts hospitals would come together. Paediatric acute services are currently provided by three ...

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