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Department of Health (RoI)

Creator:

Government of Ireland

Subject Keywords: The health service seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of people
Set: Obesity
Chronic Conditions
Health Inequalities
Mental Health
Catalogue: Organisations
Health
Type: Contact/Organisation
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

The role of the Department of Health is to provide strategic leadership for the health service and to ensure that Government policies are translated into actions and implemented effectively.  It supports the Minister and Ministers of State in their implementation of Government policy and in discharging their governmental, parliamentary and Departmental duties.

This includes:

  • advising on the strategic development of the health system including policy and legislation;
  • evaluating the performance of the health and social services; and
  • working with other sectors to enhance people’s health and well-being.

The health service seeks to improve the health and wellbeing of people

Rights: © Department of Health (Ireland)
Suggested citation:

Government of Ireland. () Department of Health (RoI) [Online]. Available from: http://www.thehealthwell.info/node/784560 [Accessed: 22nd September 2017].

  

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Department of Health (Ireland)
 
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