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Service Frameworks and Standards

National Rare Disease Plan for Ireland 2014-2018

10.14655/771574-782547 Department of Health (Ireland) Rare diseases   This is a generic policy framework for rare diseases. Its scope is broad and it applies to all rare diseases, which can number up to 8,000 diseases affecting millions of EU citizens. Th ...

Framework Agreement between the Minister for Health and the Irish Medical Organisation in respect of a process for engagement concerning the GMS/GP Contract

4.6.2014 Minister of State with responsibility for Primary Care, Alex White TD, today (4 June 2014) concluded a series of meetings with the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) with the signing of the Framework Agreement between the Minister of Health, the HS ...

Value for Money and Policy Review of Disability Services in Ireland- National Implementation Framework

7.6.2013 Value for Money and Policy Review of Disability Services in Ireland – National Implementation Framework The National Implementation Framework describes how the recommendations from the Value for Money (VFM) and Policy Review of the Disability Ser ...

Future Health- A Strategic Framework for Reform of the Health Service 2012- 2015

10.6.2012 Future Health – A Strategic Framework for Reform of the Health Service 2012 â?" 2015 The Programme for Government promises the most fundamental reform of our health services in the history of the State. Future Health – A Srategic Framework ...

Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Nursing Homes

10.3.2011 Towards a Restraint Free Environment in Nursing Homes Equality, fairness, respect, dignity, autonomy and participation are core values that underpin human rights. In residential care settings for older people we require that human rights are pos ...

National Standards for Pre-School Services

13.3.2010 National Standards for Pre-School Services Click here to download PDF 168KB Department of Health (Ireland) Education National Standards for Pre-School Services Click here to download PDF 168KB Service Frameworks & Standards ...

Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005Consultation Process

25.6.2007 Standards for the Assessment of Need process under Part 2 of the Disability Act 2005 In 2004, the Irish Government launched the National Disability Strategy as a framework of positive action measures to support the participation of people with d ...

Quality Assurance Standards for Symptomatic Breast Disease Services

25.6.2007 Quality Assurance Standards for Symptomatic Breast Disease Services People in Ireland have a right to expect that medical care be of good quality. They expect that standards of care are consistently high. They expect that access to care is easy, ...

National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People

25.7.2007 National Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People The Health Information and Quality Authority (the Authority) is the statutory agency with responsibility for developing standards for health and social care services, with the exc ...

Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance for Agencies funded by the Department of Health and Children

3.4.2006 Corporate governance is the system by which organisations direct and control their functions and relate to their stakeholders in order to manage their business, achieve their mission and objectives and meet the necessary standards of accountabili ...

Framework for Corporate and Financial Governance for Regulatory Bodies under the aegis of the Department of Health and Children

3.4.2006 The document should be read as supplementary to existing requirements as set out both in statute â?" particularly legislation specific to your organisation, the Health Acts 1947-2004, Ombudsman Act, 1980, Data Protection Acts 1988 & 2003 ...

A Framework for Major Emergency Management

30.5.2006 Major emergency management is a key challenge and a priority issue for Government. Clearly, the world in which we live is constantly changing and we need to develop our major emergency management architecture to enable us to deal effectively wit ...

National Standards for Children's Residential Centres

10.6.2001 The Department of Health and Children and the Social Services Inspectorate in conjunction with representatives of the Health Boards have developed these National Standards for the inspection of childrenâ?Ts residential centres, both statutory an ...

A Framework for Quality in Long-Term Residential Care for Older People in Ireland

10.12.2000 The National Council on Ageing and Older People has long been concerned about the quality of long-term residential care for older people in Ireland. In 1986, its predecessor, the National Council for the Aged published “It’s Our Home”. The Qual ...

National Standards for Foster Care

26.6.2003 National Standards for Foster Care The vast majority of children in the care of the state now live with foster carers. A substantial number of these children are cared for by their extended family in relative foster care. Fostering services depe ...

Framework of engagement with non-state actors

World Health Organization (WHO) Framework of engagement As part of WHO reform, the governing bodies have requested the Director-General to develop a framework of engagement with non-State actors and separate policies on the engagement with different group ...

Quality Standards for Services Promoting Mental and Emotional Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention

Public Health Agency (PHA) Mental health Improving the mental health and wellbeing and reducing levels of suicide in the population of Northern Ireland is a key priority for the Public Health Agency (PHA). Quality improvement is a common goal and is centr ...

Service Framework for Cardiovascular Health and Wellbeing April 2014- March 2017

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Standards for health and social care The overall aim of the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) is to improve the health and social wellbeing of the people of ...

Quality Standards for Services Promoting Mental and Emotional Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention

These standards will apply to all organisations providing mental & emotional wellbeing and suicide prevention services which are funded by the PHA. Public Health Agency Emotional wellbeing These standards will apply to all organisations providing ment ...

Healthy Child, Healthy Future: A Framework for the Universal Child Health Promotion Programme in Northern Ireland- Pregnancy to 19 Years

Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPSNI) Child Health The First Minister and Deputy First Minister, through the OFMDFM Strategy, ‘our Children and Young People- our Pledge’, (2006), aim to improve the life chances for children an ...