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Interim update report on the Inpatient Day Case Action Plan 2018

17.8.2018 17 th August 2018 The Department of Health, the Health Service Executive (HSE) and the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) published details of the Inpatient/Day Case (IPDC) Action Plan 2018 on 12 th April. The NTPF, today, (17 th August 201 ...

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 ...

Research Programme in Healthcare Reform

25.10.2017 The Department of Health funds the Research Programme in Healthcare Reform with the ESRI. The Programme is a multi-annual research programme to undertake research in health economics and policy which contributes to the evidence base needed for ...

NTPF Special Audit of Hospital Waiting Lists 2017

9.11.2017 Background An audit of hospital waiting lists was undertaken by the National Treatment Purchasing Fund (NTPF), following an RTÃ? Investigates programme entitled â?~Living on the Listâ?T which was aired in February 2017. The purpose was to audit ...

Be Winter-Ready

9.11.2017 Be Prepared, Stay Safe and know where to find help should you need it   Remember that everyday tasks which we take for granted become more difficult or even hazardous in severe weather, yet by taking some simple steps you can reduce the impact o ...

Working Together for Health- A National Strategic Framework for Health and Social Care Workforce Planning

13.11.2017 Global and regional health workforce demand is expected to increase in the coming decades as a consequence of population and economic growth, combined with demographic, epidemiological and other factors. In this context, the European Commission ...

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

17.11.2017 The Commission of Investigation (Certain matters relative to a disability service in the South East and related matters) was established on 21st March 2017. The terms of reference of the Commission are available to view on our website Part II ...

All-Island Civic Dialogue on 'Brexit- Implications for Cross-border Health Co-operation' Summary Report

20.11.2017 Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, convened a sectoral dialogue in Dundalk on 8 September 2017 to discuss the implications of Brexit for cross- border health co-operation. The sectoral dialogue meeting was well attended with over 80 particip ...

2016 Annual Report on the Tobacco Free Ireland Action Plan.

23.11.2017 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 f ...

Department of Health Annual Report 2016

6.12.2017 This annual report for the Department of Health 2016 outlines achievements and areas where significant progress was made in 2016 against our strategic objectives. 10.14655/11971-1204051 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, ...

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)

8.12.2017 The 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 Ret ...

National Youth Mental Health Task Force Report 2017

12.12.2017 The 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, vol ...

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

28.12.2017 Health 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

29.12.2017 A 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 recom ...

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

30.1.2018 The 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 i ...

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

14.2.2018 In 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 o ...

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 ...