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MHC- Involuntary Admission Activity

Mental Health Commission (MHC) Mental health tribunals Under Section 33(3) of the Mental Health Act, 2001, since 1st November 2006 the Mental Health Tribunals Division of the Mental Health Commission is responsible for establishing mental health tribunals ...

MHC- Deaths relating to all residents in Approved Centres

Mental Health Commission (MHC) (Standards and Quality Assurance Division) Unexplained sudden deaths All sudden unexplained deaths of service users attending a day hospital, day centre or 24 hour staffed residences that have been notified to the Mental Hea ...

Irish Motor Neurone Disease Register

National Motor Neurone Disease Clinic, Beaumont Hospital Motor Neurone Disease Register The Irish Register of Motor Neurone Disease (MND) includes all known patients diagnosed with MND each year. It dates back to 1994 and it now has clinical information f ...

Irish Epilepsy and Pregnancy Register

Beaumont Hospital Epilepsy Research Group & Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RSCI) DRUG, EPILEPSY, PREGNANCY The Irish Epilepsy and Pregnancy Register was set up in 2001 for pregnant women with epilepsy in Ireland. The aim of this Register is to ...

Irish Biologic Therapies Register

Rheumatology Department, St. Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) RHEUMATIC DISORDER This unique Irish register collects data on all patients attending the Rheumatology service who receive biologic therapies (predominantly anti-TNF therapies) Chronic Cond ...

Immunisation Uptake of the Primary Childhood Vaccines

Health Protection Surveillance Centre (www.hpsc.ie). Notifications are made by clinicans to the Medical Officer of Health/Director of Public Health in the local HSE Department of Public Health. Immunisation, Measles, Mumps, Rubella "National system o ...

HIV Antenatal Testing

Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) Antenatal HIV testing for pregnant women Antenatal HIV testing for pregnant women. In April 1999, the Department of Health and Children, on the advice of the National AIDS Strategy Committee (NASC), introduced ...

Heart Rhythm Ireland (Irish National Pacemaker Register)

G-Pace Ltd CORONARY HEART DISEASE, CORONARY HEART DISEASE A web based database which collects information regarding Pacemakers and ICDs. The initial goal for setting up the database was to produce accurate statistics for Irish implant rates for the first ...

Emergency Department Activity data

Health Service Executive, Business Intelligence Unit (BIU)- Acute Services Team EMERGENCY SERVICES, HOSPITAL ADMISSION, WAITING TIME Each acute hospital with a recognised Emergency Department (ED) reports twice daily (at 8am and at 2pm) the number of pati ...

Enhanced Bacteraemia (Bloodstream infections) Surveillance in Ireland

Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) Infectious diseases Data on bacteraemia caused by selected pathogens is currently collected as part of the European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (EARSS). EARSS was enhanced in Ireland to collect ...

Clostridium difficile enhanced surveillance

Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) Notifiable Diseases Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), also known as CDAD, has been a notifiable disease since May 2008. All new cases of CDI that meet the case definition are notifiable under ‘acute infect ...

Central Treatment List (CTL)

National Drug Treatment Centre, HSE Methadone treatment Administrative database to regulate the dispensing of methadone treatment. The CTL was established under Statutory Instrument No. 225 (Minister for Health and Children 1998) and is a complete registe ...

National Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Registry

Alpha One Foundation National Alpha-1 Patient Registry The national alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (Alpha-1) registry was established in 2007 to collect information on Alpha-1 individuals throughout Ireland. The registry is a confidential database that re ...

Small Area Population Statistics (SAPS)

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Small area population statistics Small Area Population Statistics (SAPS) data are available at a variety of spatial scales. The most important types of area include: • Counties and County Boroughs (i.e. major urban areas); ...

National Poisons Information Centre Database

National Poisons Information Centre (NPIC) Poisons Information The main function of the National Poisons Information Centre is to provide information to doctors and healthcare professionals, to assist them in the management of acute poisonings. The Nation ...

Northern Ireland Children’s Type 1 Diabetes Register

School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen's University of Belfast CHILD, DIABETES MELLITUS In Northern Ireland, a Type 1 diabetes register has prospectively recorded newly diagnosed children aged <15 years since 1989. The register is estimated (usin ...

Young Hearts Study

Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health (NICHE) Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in young people The Young Hearts (YH) Project is an ongoing study of biological and behavioural risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a representative sample ...

Eating for Health? A survey of Attitudes, Awareness and Eating Habits among Adults in Northern Ireland

Health Promotion Agency (HPA) ADULT, ATTITUDE, CHILD, DIET, EATING HABIT, NUTRITION, OBESITY, OVERWEIGHT, YOUNG PEOPLE In autumn 1999, the HPA, as part of its work on the Food and Nutrition Strategy, commissioned research to obtain information on eating p ...

Northern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Register (NICPR)

Queen's University Belfast CEREBRAL PALSY, CHILD, YOUNG PEOPLE The NICPR is a confidential record of children and young people with cerebral palsy in Northern Ireland. The NICPR is held at the Queen's University of Belfast. Contact from parents ...

National Infant Feeding Survey (Republic of Ireland)

Trinity College Dublin BREASTFEEDING (INFANT), BREASTFEEDING (MOTHER), FOOD, FOOD, GROWTH, GROWTH, HEALTH, HEALTH, NUTRITION, NUTRITION The National Infant Feeding Survey undertaken on behalf of the HSE by Trinity College Dublin. This study examined infan ...