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Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

Department of Health (RoI) Wellbeing, Services, Child Health, Social Care, Dental Care, Hospitals Sláintecare is the reformation of Ireland’s health system. The Sláintecare Report 2017 represents a fundamental shift, vision and strategic plan for the futu ...

General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill- HSE Board Bill

17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill 10.14655/11971-1176005 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill Policy Policies, Strategies & ...

Policy Paper on Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy

9.3.2018 The Joint Oireachtas Committee published its Report on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, on Wednesday 20th December 2017. The Committeeâ?Ts Report reflected the majority position of its membership with dissenting positions and voting reco ...

General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill- HSE Board Bill

17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill 10.14655/11971-1175982 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill Policy Policies, Strategies & ...

Health and Social Care Workforce Strategy 2026

‘Health and Social Care Workforce Strategy 2026: Delivering for Our People’ sets out ambitious goals for a workforce that will match the requirements of a transformed health and social care system. It also addresses the need to tackle serious challenges 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

HSC Partial Retirement Policy for staff and employers

Changes to the HSC Pension Scheme mean that the normal retirement age (NRA) in the 2015 section of the Scheme is now equal to the state pension. This means that many more of our workforce will have to work longer before they can access their full pension ...

IPH response to invited submissions to the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

10.14655/11971-1084870 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Healthcare, Health System In June 2016, the Dáil agreed to establish a Special Committee-- the Committee on the Future of Healthcare-- to achieve cross-party consensus on a single long-term visi ...

IPH response to Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (ROI) consultation on Land Use Planning and EPA Licensing Systems

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Transportation, Development, Environmental Impact IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the Key Issues Consultation Paper on the transposition of EIA Directive 2014/52/EU in the Land Use Plann ...

IPH response to proposals for structure and time allocation in a revised primary curriculum

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Education, School, Curriculum IPH policy team has responded to a consultation on the implementation of the revised primary school curriculum in the Republic of Ireland. The consultation explores issues such as minimum ...

IPH consultation response to HM Treasury on Alcohol Structures

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Alcoholic Drinks, Taxation The UK government believes that alcohol duties should be related to the alcoholic strength of drinks. The government wishes to examine options to amend the structure of the alcohol duty syst ...

IPH Response to Citizens’ Assembly meeting (10 June 2017) ‘How we respond to the Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population’.

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Ageing, Old Age The IPH response was as follows:  Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population Beard and Bloom writing in the Lancet in 2015 stated: “Worldwide, populations are rapidly ageing. This demographic ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017- 2020

Sport Ireland Physical Activity, Walking, Health Activity, Pedestrian Infrastructure, Healthy Living, Lifestyle The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) is an initiative of Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, delivered by Mountaineering Ireland and supported b ...

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