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20.12.2016 This is the Statement of Strategy for the Department of Health for the period 2016-2019. It sets out our mission, our values, and our role and main functions. It describes the current environment in which health and social services are to be delivered and identifies a number of...
This Obesity Policy and Action Plan is the result of the Government’s desire to assist its people to achieve better health and in particular to reduce the levels of overweight and obesity. It also acknowledges that the solutions are multiple and that every sector has a role in reducing...
29.10.2015 The action plan sets out the main actions to be taken in 2015 and 2016 to commence implementation of the National Sexual Health Strategy for Ireland 2015â?"2020.  Download the strategy here.
14.1.2016 This Plan focuses on different types of actions, someimmediate and some more long-term and sustainablesolutions, which recognise that behaviour change iscomplex, challenging and takes time. This does notmerely focus on overcoming deficits but concentrates onsolutions and strengths and...
9.4.2015 This Order extends the date by which the Voluntary Health Insurance Board must acquire the necessary capital reserves to make an application for authorisation by the Central Bank of Ireland. Download a copy of S.I. 110 of 2015
22.2.2016 Ireland’s first National Maternity Strategy, Creating A Better Future Together, 2016 – 2026 was launched by the Minister for Health on 27 January 2016. The Strategy maps out the future for maternity and neonatal care, to ensure that it will be safe, standardised, of high-...
3.2.2016 The Strategy sets out the Vision, Mission and Values for the Office. It also highlights the Officeâ?Ts Strategic Objectives until end 2017, as follows:  
8.3.2016 Notice to Industry - March 2016 Under Articles 5 and 20 of Directive 2014/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 3 April 2014[1], on the approximation of the laws, regulations and administrative provisions of the Member States concerning the manufacture, presentation and...
12.11.2015 The General Scheme of the Health Information and Patient Safety was approved by the Government on 10 November.  The Bill deals with a number of areas: including, information related matters, research ethics approval structures and matters aimed specifically at enhancing patient safety...
15.12.2015 The Public Health  (Alcohol) Bill was approved by Government on 8th December.  The bill aims to reduce alcohol consumption in Ireland to 9.1 litres per person per annum by 2020 and to reduce the harms associated with alcohol. The Bill consists of 29 sections and includes five main...

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