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Policies, Strategies & Action plans

Policies, Strategies and Action Plans

The European Mental Health Action Plan

World Health Organization (WHO) Mental wellbeing Seven objectives, four core and three cross cutting, have been developed, which together cover the full scope of this Action Plan. For each of the objectives, actions are proposed for Member States and WHO ...

The Race We Don’t Want To Win- Tackling Ireland’s obesity epidemic

Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) Obesity Two out of every three adults and one in four children in Ireland are overweight or obese. In addition to the many serious health impacts, obesity also has a significant negative economic impact, costi ...

Childhood Obesity Action Plan

Action on Sugar Sugar, Obesity, Marketing, Salt reduction, Physical activity, Soft drink Campaign group, Action on Sugar has been called upon by the Coalition Government to address the childhood obesity crisis. Action on Sugar has responded with a strateg ...

Department of Health and Children Consolidated Salary Scales- Clause 2.31 of the Haddington Road Agreement

3.4.2014 CONSOLIDATED SALARY SCALES IN ACCORDANCE WITH CLAUSE 2.31 OF THE HADDINGTON ROAD AGREEMENT   These scales must be read in conjunction with Department of Health Circular 3/2014 With reference to Clause 2.31 of the Haddington Road Agreement (HRA) ...

The National Carers' Strategy: Recognised, Supported, Empowered 2013

17.1.2013 The National Carersâ?T Strategy: Recognised, Supported, Empowered First Annual Progress Report September 2012 – September 2013 The National Carersâ?T Strategy, which was published in 2012, sets the strategic direction for future policies, servi ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) Public Health (Sunbeds) Bill 2013

18.3.2013 There has been a growing body of evidence over recent years, that the use of sunbeds, especially by children, should be restricted because of the associated increased risk of skin cancer and other health problems. Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA ...

National Drugs Strategy 2009-16: Implementation of Actions Progress Report End 2012

5.5.2013 National Drugs Strategy 2009-16: Implementation of Actions Progress Report End 2012 Click here to download PDF 295kb The National Drugs Strategy 2009-16 is a cross cutting area of public policy and service delivery. It is based upon a co-ordinate ...

General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill

3.6.2013 Standardised Packaging of Tobacco The purposes of this Act are to: (a) reduce the appeal of tobacco and tobacco products, (b) increase the effectiveness of health warnings on tobacco products, and (c)reduce the ability of the packaging of tobacco ...

Department of Health and Children Consolidated Salary Scales effective from 1st July 2013

3.6.2013 Consolidated Salary Scales effective from 1st July 2013 Click here to download PDF 4.47MB 10.14655/771574-773891 Department of Health (Ireland) Remuneration for public sector services Consolidated Salary Scales effective from 1st July 2013 Click ...

Health Sector Children First Strategic Implementation Plan

3.6.2013 Health Sector Children First Strategic Implementation Plan Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children (2011) (referred to as Children First hereafter), is intended to assist people in identifying and reporting ch ...

Healthy Ireland- A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013- 2025

3.6.2013 Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing Click here to download PDF 4.72MB Healthy Ireland is a new national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of our country over the coming generation. Based on international evidence, i ...

National Positive Ageing Strategy

5.6.2013 National Positive Ageing Strategy Click here to download PDF 2.49MB The Programme for Government committed to completing and implementing the National Positive Ageing Strategy so that older people are recognised, supported and enabled to live ind ...

Preliminary draft of regulations to be made under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, 2013

5.6.2013 Preliminary draft of regulations to be made under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, 2013 Preliminary draft of Regulations to be made under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, 2013. It is the intention to bring these Regulati ...

Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill

5.6.2013 Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill An Act to protect human life during pregnancy; to make provision for reviews at the instigation of a pregnant woman of certain medical opinions given in respect of pregnancy; to provide for an offence of i ...

Tobacco Free Ireland

7.6.2013 Tobacco Free Ireland The high levels of smoking in Ireland require a more concerted effort to support the continued development of a tobacco free society where people can live longer and healthier lives free from the detrimental effects of tobacc ...

eHealth Strategy for Ireland

7.6.2013 eHealth Strategy for Ireland The purpose of the strategy is to provide an outline of eHealth and demonstrate how the individual citizen, the Irish healthcare delivery systems – both public and private – and the economy as a whole will benefit fro ...

2012 Progress Report of the National Drugs Strategy 2009- 2016

6.6.2012 2012 Progress Report of the National Drugs Strategy 2009 – 2016   The National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016 is to tackle the harm caused to individuals, families and communities by problem drug use and alcohol use through the five pillars of supply r ...

Action Plan A, B, and C v. Ireland

6.6.2012 Action Plan A, B, and C v. Ireland As required, Ireland submitted an Action Plan to the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on 30th November on the implementation of the judgment of the European Court of Human Rights in the A, B and C ...

Department of Health Statement of Strategy 2011-2014

10.6.2012 Department of Health Statement of Strategy 2011-2014 The Programme for Government sets out an agenda of fundamental change for our health services. The Department of Health must lead the implementation of Government policy and, in the course of ...

Directive 2010/45/EU OF THE EU Parliament on standards of quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation

10.6.2012 Directive 2010/45/EU OF THE EU Parliament on standards of quality and safety of human organs intended for transplantation Over the past 50 years organ transplantation has become an established worldwide practice, bringing immense benefits to hun ...