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Disability Action Plan 2012-16

The Department remains committed to the fulfilment of the twodisability duties, as set out in Section 49A of the DisabilityDiscrimination Act (DDA) 1995, across the Department’s functions.  10.14655/11971-987781 Department of Health, Social Services and P ...

eHealth and Care Strategy

This eHealth and Care Strategy sets out a range of measures for the increased use of digital technologies to support the delivery of health and care services between now and 2020.  Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) ...

National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016 Progress Report 2015

10.14655/771574-982338 Department of Health Substance misuse, Drugs, Drug problems, Family, Community Drugs misuse continues to be one of the most significant challenges facing our country. It is highly destructive and has devastating effects on individua ...

Reporting obligations under the Tobacco Products Directive No. 2014/40/EU

8.3.2016Notice to Industry- March 2016Under Articles 5 and 20 of Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014 [1], on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States conc ...

Consultation on the development of a National Maternity Strategy

10.14655/6744-978049 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Pregnancy, Maternity, Child health, Mother, Women's health On 27 January 2016 ROI Minister for Health Leo Varadkar launched Ireland’s first National Maternity Strategy – Creating a Bett ...

Strategy for the Office of the Chief Nursing Officer 2015-2017

3.2.2016 The Strategy sets out the Vision, Mission and Values for the Office. It also highlights the Officeâ?Ts Strategic Objectives until end 2017, as follows:  Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 3.2.2016 The Strategy ...

National Maternity Strategy: Creating a Better Future Together 2016-2026

22.2.2016 Ireland’s first National Maternity Strategy, Creating A Better Future Together, 2016 – 2026 was launched by the Minister for Health on 27 January 2016. The Strategy maps out the future for maternity and neonatal care, to ensure that it will be s ...

The Voluntary Health Insurance (Amendment) Act 1996 (Appointment of date pursuant to subsection (5)(b) of section 2) Order 2015

9.4.2015This Order extends the date by which the Voluntary Health Insurance Board must acquire the necessary capital reserves to make an application for authorisation by the Central Bank of Ireland. Download a copy of S.I. 110 of 2015 Department of Health ...

Get Ireland Active: The National Physical Activity Plan

14.1.2016 This Plan focuses on different types of actions, some immediate and some more long-term and sustainable solutions, which recognise that behaviour change is complex, challenging and takes time. This does not merely focus on overcoming deficits bu ...

National Sexual Health Strategy

29.10.2015The action plan sets out the main actions to be taken in 2015 and 2016 to commence implementation of the National Sexual Health Strategy for Ireland 2015â?"2020.  Download the strategy here. Department of Health (Ireland) health, populatio ...

Creating a Better Future Together: National Maternity Strategy 2016- 2026

10.14655/771574-957955 Department of Health (Ireland) Maternity, Childbirth, Child health, Mother, Pregnancy, Pregnant woman Irish maternity services are good and compare well with those in other countries in terms of safety and patient outcomes. Much has ...

National Physical Activity Plan for Ireland

10.14655/771574-953454 Get Ireland Active Physical activity, Exercise, Obesity, Overweight, Sedentary behaviour, Lifestyle There is strong evidence to support the multiple benefits of physical activity to health and wellbeing. It promotes healthy growth a ...

HSC consent for hospital postmortem examination regional policy

This document has been developed to standardise policy and practice regarding consent for hospital post-mortem (PM) examination across all HSC Trusts. It defines accountability for trusts to ensure they meet their responsibilities for obtaining valid cons ...

The Northern Ireland Implementation Plan for Rare Diseases

This Northern Ireland Rare Diseases Implementation Plan sets out the commitment of the Department, the Health and Social Care sector, the voluntary sector, and education and research stakeholders to address the needs of people living with the impact of a ...

Report and Recommendations for a Traveller Education Strategy

Traveller Eductation Strategy. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949603 Department of Education and Skills, Social Inclusion Section Primary, Post Primary, Education, Traveller Education, Culture Irish Travellers a ...

Review of Ireland's International Education Strategy 2013- consultation Paper

Public Consultation Review of the International Education Strategy. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949577 Department of Education and skills, International Section Further Education, Higher Education Investing i ...

National Youth Work Development Plan 2003-2007

National Youth Work Development Plan 2003-2007. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949571 Department of Education and Skills, Youth Affairs Section Youth, ETB Irish society today is dramatically different from the o ...

'Education for Sustainability'- The National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development in Ireland, 2014-2020

National Strategy on Education for Sustainable Development in Ireland, 2014-2020. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949570 Department of Education and Skills, Curriculum and Assessment Policy Sustainable Developmen ...

National Strategy for Higher Education 2030 Implementation Plan

National Strategy for Higher Education 2030 Implementation Plan. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949566 Department of Education and Skills, Policy and Skills Section Third-Level Education, Higher Education The pu ...

National Strategy for Higher Education 2030- Summary

National Strategy for Higher Education 2030- Summary. Provided by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland. 10.14655/6744-949565 Department of Education and Skills, Policy and Skills Section Third-Level Education, Higher Education Ireland’s higher ...

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