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Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report

31.5.2017 This is the fifth progress report to be submitted to the Minister for Health and covers the period August 2016 – January 2017. Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report – August 2016 – January 2017 Further ...

Trends in Public/Private Patient Activity in Public Acute Hospitals

12.6.2017 This paper has been prepared by the Department of Health to review the trends in activity in public hospitals since the reforms introduced under the Health (Amendment) Act 2013 commenced. The paper primarily analyses information at national le ...

Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery

14.6.2017 The purpose of this Framework is to Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery   10.14655/11971-1152086 Department of Health (Ireland) Nursing, Midwifery 14.6.2017 Framework for National Performance Indicators for ...

National Healthcare Quality Reporting System- Annual Report 2017

27.6.2017 This is the third annual report of the National Healthcare Quality Reporting System (NHQRS). This report makes publicly available information on the quality and safety of healthcare across the Irish health system. Its focus is on a balanced set ...

Notifications in Accordance with Section 20 of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013- Annual Report 2016

29.6.2017 Notifications in Accordance with Section 20 of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 – third Annual Report 2016   Notifications in Accordance with Section 20 of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 – second Annual Report 2 ...

A Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces

5.7.2017 The Performance Measurement Framework for Drug and Alcohol Task Forces was developed by Trutz Haase Economic Consultants on behalf of the Department of Health. The aim of the report is to develop a longitudinal performance measurement framework w ...

National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026

5.7.2017 This National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 aims to meet the needs of cancer patients in Ireland for the next decade. Rapid advances have been made in cancer diagnostics and treatments. The objective is to ensure that cancer services respond to both ...

Evidence Review to Inform the Parameters for a Refresh of A Vision for Change

13.7.2017 This report presents the results of an evidence review to inform the parameters of the planned refresh of mental health policy in Ireland ten years after the publication of the existing policy framework set out in A Vision for Change (AVFC). Evi ...

Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery 2017- 2025

17.7.2017 Irelandâ?Ts “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery” strategy sets out the Governmentâ?Ts response to addressing the harm caused by substance misuse in our society over the next eight years.  It identifies a set of key actions to be delivered betwe ...

Department of Health, Acute Hospital Expenditure Review

25.7.2017 This paper has been prepared by Department of Health as part of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform’s Expenditure Review 2017. In service of the Expenditure Review, the objectives of this paper are to: Department of Health Acute Hosp ...

Relocation of the European Medicines Agency to Dublin

1.8.2017 The European Medicines Agency plays a vital role in the protection of the health of over 500 million European citizens through the scientific evaluation and safety monitoring of human and veterinary medicines. The Irish Government believes that r ...

The General Scheme of the Children's Health Bill 2017

29.8.2017 The Government agreed in 2006 to the creation of a single national tertiary paediatric hospital, into which the services of the three existing childrenâ?Ts hospitals would come together. Paediatric acute services are currently provided by three ...

Nutrition Standards for School Meals

25.9.2017 These Nutrition Standards for School Meals are being published under the auspices of Healthy Ireland, the national Framework which aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the population of Ireland. Healthy Ireland takes a â?~whole of Governm ...

General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill 2017

6.10.2017 The General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill 2017 was approved by the Government on 3 rd of October 2017. The purpose of the Bill is to provide for the regulation of a range of practices, including: gamete (sperm or egg) and embryo ...

Healthy Ireland Survey 2017

24.10.2017   This report provides an overview of results from the third wave of the Healthy Ireland Survey, an annual interviewer administered face-to-face survey commissioned by the Department of Health. Survey data play a number of roles, including supp ...

Ireland's National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2020

25.10.2017 Irelandâ?Ts National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance 2017-2020 (iNAP) recognises the urgent and growing problem of antimicrobial resistance for human health worldwide. It aims to implement policies and actions to prevent, monitor and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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