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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 ...

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 ...

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); ...

Vital Statistics- Live Births Registration

Department of Health and Children, Central Statistics Office and General Register Office Live birth registration The data is collected under the Vital Statistics Act 1952 and Section 73 of the Civil Registration Act 2004. Provides information on live birt ...

Work Related Injuries Database

The Research and Statistics Unit at The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) Data to monitor health and safety performance and identify major risks is vital for the effective functioning of the HSA The systematic collection and analysis of data to monitor he ...

Workplace Fatalities Database

The Research and Statistics Unit at The Health and Safety Authority (HSA). Workplace fatalities The HSA has responsibility for maintaining the official database of workplace fatalities. Data Primary Data Sources http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Statistics/ © The Res ...

Census of Children’s Residential Centres

Social Services Inspectorate (SSI), Health Information and Quality Authority. Prior to 2008, Department of Health and Children (DoHC) Children’s residential centres Annual data collection on children’s residential centres Data Primary Data Sources ...

e-Heartbeat

Health Service Executive (HSE) Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) The vision of the e-Heartbeat programme is to save lives in Ireland through implementing and assuring best practice in the care of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients using the Americ ...

Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) Health Data

The Health Division, within the Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs of the OECD Health data OECD Health Data, maintained by the OECD, enables analyses and lessons to be drawn from comparisons of the health care systems of the thirty memb ...

Lifeways

University College Dublin School of Public Health & Population Science Irish longitudinal life-course data Lifeways is a unique cohort study, designed to capture Irish longitudinal life-course data, by recruiting three generations of the same family. ...

SHARE- Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)

Geary Institute, University College Dublin Database of micro data on health, socioeconomic status and social and family networks The Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) is a multidisciplinary and cross-national panel database of micr ...

TILDA- The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) The health, lifestyles and financial situation of 8,000 to 10,000 people as they grow older The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) was launched in November 2006. This study will explore the health, lifestyles and finan ...

Eastern Area Cerebral Palsy Register

Central Remedial Clinic Confidential Cerebral Palsy (CP) Register This is a confidential Cerebral Palsy (CP) Register for the Eastern area of Ireland (covering Greater Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and Meath). Perinatal and paediatric descriptors are collected ...

Regional- Southern Ireland Cerebral Palsy Registry (SICPR)

Enable Ireland- Cork/Kerry Services Cerebral Palsy database SICPR consists of an initial case ascertainment database with cases notified by above contributors; There is then follow-up of each potential case at age five years to confirm diagnosis and regis ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

National Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) Antimicrobial Resistance The European Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance System (EARSS) was established in 1999 in response to the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance in Europe. EARSS comprises a netw ...