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Report to the Minister for Health on an Evaluation and Analysis of Returns for 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 including advice on Risk Equalisation Credits (Redacted)

8.12.2017The Minister for Health requested that the Health Insurance Authority provide a Report to the Minister under Section 7E of the Health Insurance Act 1994. The Report includes: Report to the Minister for Health on an Evaluation and Analysis of Retu ...

National Youth Mental Health Task Force Report 2017

12.12.2017The National Youth Mental Health Task Force was established in response to an undertaking in the Programme for Partnership Government to provide national leadership in the field of youth mental health and to enhance how the public, private, volu ...

Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure- Sixth Progress Report

22.12.2017 In July 2013 a Working Group, chaired by Prof. Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University, was established to carry out a strategic review of medical training and career structure. The Working Group was tasked with examining and making ...

Health in Ireland Key Trends 2017

28.12.2017Health in Ireland Key Trends gives us an insight into trends for demographics, population health, hospital and primary care, health service employment and expenditure. This is the tenth edition of this easy-to-use reference guide to significant ...

Report on the Public Consultation Process on Proposals for a Human Tissue Bill

29.12.2017A public consultation was held by the Department of Health from 28th August 2017 â?" October 9th 2017 to seek the views of the public and key stakeholders on a proposed Human Tissue Bill. This report outlines the views, opinions, and recomm ...

Health Service Capacity Review 2018

23.1.2018 Health Service Capacity Review 2018 – Executive Report The Health Service Capacity Review forecasts future capacity requirements in acute hospitals, primary care and in services for older persons (residential and homecare services) for the perio ...

Information note on legal advice received on options for a Referendum on Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution

30.1.2018The Department of Health has prepared this information note in order to explain the legal reasons that have informed the approach to the amendment of the Constitution that has been adopted. We hope that this helps to inform discussion on these is ...

A Trauma System for Ireland: Report of the Trauma Steering Group

6.2.2018 A Trauma System for Ireland: Report of the Trauma Steering Group Major trauma involves complex injuries that have the potential to cause prolonged disability or death â?" estimates are that around 1,600 patients a year in Ireland suffer majo ...

Non-Broadcast Media Advertising and Marketing of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, including Sponsorship and Retail Product Placement: Voluntary Codes of Practice

14.2.2018In 2016 the Government approved and published ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan, 2016 – 2025’ with a clear target of reversing obesity trends. A key action of this plan is to “Develop, implement and evaluate a Code of ...

Policy Paper on Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy

9.3.2018The Joint Oireachtas Committee published its Report on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, on Wednesday 20th December 2017. The Committeeâ?Ts Report reflected the majority position of its membership with dissenting positions and voting recor ...

General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy

28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy Policy Policies, Strategies & Action ...

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 ...

Framework for Safe Nurse Staffing and Skill Mix in General and Specialist Medical and Surgical Care Settings in Ireland 2018

16.4.2018 Final Report and Recommendations by the Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing The Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing began its work in September 2014.  The core objective of the Taskforce is to develop frameworks to supp ...

CervicalCheck: Briefing Note for Minister Harris

1.5.2018 CervicalCheck: Briefing Note for Minister Harris Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 1.5.2018 CervicalCheck: Briefing Note for Minister Harris Research and Evaluation Report ...

Making Sense of Screening

11.5.2018 Making Sense of Screening is a guide published in 2015 by Sense about Science, a UK charity. It explores the harms and benefits of health screening programmes.  It can be downloaded from the Sense about Science website at the link above. Depar ...

Interim Report of the Farrelly Commission of Investigation

15.5.2018 Interim Report of the Farrelly Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 15.5.2018 Interim Report o ...

CervicalCheck Departmental Documents

15.5.2018 CervicalCheck Clinical Audit Submissions Overview CervicalCheck Departmental 2016 Documents Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 15.5.2018 CervicalCheck Clinical Audit Submissions Overview CervicalCheck Departme ...

General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill- HSE Board Bill

17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans ...

Scoping Inquiry into the CervicalCheck Screening Programme

12.6.2018 First Report: Information Provided to Women Receiving Screening and Treatment through CervicalCheck Progress Report Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 12.6.2018 First Report: Information Provided to Women Rece ...

The prevalence of autism (including Asperger's Syndrome) in school age children in Northern Ireland 2014 to 2017

These annual reports aim to build information over time to show the prevalence rate of autism amongst the compulsory school age population. Analyses are provided by health and social care trust, gender, school year, special educational needs and multiple ...

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