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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

12.7.2018 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 h ...

Expert Group to review the law of torts and the current systems for the management of clinical negligence claims- Terms of Reference

9.7.2018 The Programme for Partnership Government stated â?owe will tackle the rising cost of claims by establishing an expert group to report within 6 months on options for reforming the law of torts and the current claims process, particularly when it c ...

Protecting unaccompanied children and child victims of human trafficking and modern slavery

An unaccompanied child is a person under the age of 18 who has been separated from both parents and other relatives and is not being cared for by an adult who, by law or custom, is responsible for doing so.  The following guidance has been developed by th ...

Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Northern Ireland Strategy

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Department of Justice, as the lead policy Departments for Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse, have publish a new Strategy for tackling domestic and sexual violence and abuse in Northe ...