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Project Ireland 2040

19.2.2018 Project Ireland 2040  is the Governmentâ?Ts overarching policy initiative to make Ireland a better country for all of us, a country that reflects the best of who we are and what we aspire to be. A major programme of investment in health infrast ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis & Children's Health Bill 2018

26.7.2018 The Childrenâ?Ts Health Bill provides for the enhancement of childrenâ?Ts health services and for that purpose to establish a body to be known as Childrenâ?Ts Health Ireland to plan and deliver paediatric services; to provide for the transfer of ...

Sláintecare Implementation Strategy

8.8.2018 Sláintecare presents a ten-year vision to transform Irelandâ?Ts health and social care services. The Sláintecare Implementation Strategy is the framework for a system-wide reform programme. It sets out the direction for the next ten years and a ...

Regulatory Impact Analysis- Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018

30.7.2018 The Health Service Executive (Governance) Bill 2018 provides for the establishment of a 9 person Board for the HSE. The Board will be the governing body for the HSE, with authority to perform the HSE’s functions. The Board will be accountable to ...

General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy

28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termination of Pregnancy Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204039 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 28.3.2018 General Scheme of a Bill to Regulate Termin ...

Inpatient/ Day Case Action Plan 2018

12.4.2018 Improving waiting times for hospital procedures is one of the Governmentâ?Ts key objectives. The Inpatient/Day Case Action Plan 2018 has been compiled by the Department of Health, the Health Service Executive and the National Treatment Purchase ...

General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill- HSE Board Bill

17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Board Bill Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204031 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 17.5.2018 General Scheme Health (Amendment) Bill – HSE Boar ...

General Scheme Patient Safety Bill 5 July 2018

5.7.2018 A Bill to provide for mandatory open disclosure of serious reportable patient safety incidents, notification of reportable incidents, clinical audit to improve patient care and outcomes and extend the Health Information Quality Authority remit to ...

Updated General Scheme of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy Bill) 2018

10.7.2018 Updated General Scheme of a Bill Entitled Health (Regulation of Termination of  Pregnancy) Bill 2018     Publish to PHW Public to Repository 10.14655/11971-1204007 Department of Health (Ireland) health, population, ireland, government 10.7.2018 ...

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 ...

Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) response to Department of Finance Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax Public Consultation

10.14655/11971-1084921 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Sugar tax, Sugar sweetened drink, Child health, Obesity IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to a Department of Finance (RoI) consultation on the forthcoming sugar sweetened drinks tax ...

Statement of Strategy 2016-2019

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 de ...

A Diabetes Strategic Framework

Health Minister Michelle O'Neill is delighted to present a Diabetes Strategic Framework for the north of Ireland. Diabetes is a condition which we know affects at least 90,000 people living here. Every day here, on average, 10 people are newly diagno ...

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Tax

Department of Finance (RoI) Sugar sweetened drinks, Taxation, Levy, Child obesity, Obesity, Policy The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD, invites interested parties to make submissions in relation to a tax on the production and importation of sugar- ...

A Healthy Weight for Ireland: Obesity Policy and Action Plan 2016 – 2025

Department of Health (RoI) Obesity, Overweight, Healthy eating, Eating Habits, Physical activity, Exercise 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 redu ...

IPH Response to DRD’s Consultation on Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland- August 2014

10.14655/749069-1022729 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Physical Activity, Exercise, Cycling, Transport The Department for Regional Development (DRD) has developed a Draft Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland which sets out, over a 25 year pe ...

IPH response on Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation

10.14655/749069-1022702 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Obesity, Overweight, Child Health, Diabetes IPH submitted views on the  Diabetes Strategic Framework Consultation in Northern Ireland  in May 2016. In Northern Ireland there are 85,000 ad ...

IPH response to Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) consultation on food and soft drink advertising to children via non-broadcast media

10.14655/749069-1022701 Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) Advertisment, Advertising, Food, Soft Drink, Media, Child Health, Obesity, Overweight, Weight Management The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) in the UK invited submissions to a con ...

Leaving Prostitution: a strategy for help and support

Strategy under Section 19 of the Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Criminal Justice and Support for Victims) Act (Northern Ireland) 2015 10.14655/11971-1014767 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (Northern Ireland) Policy papers, Pub ...

Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Northern Ireland Strategy

The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Department of Justice, as the lead policy Departments for Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse, have publish a new Strategy for tackling domestic and sexual violence and abuse in Northe ...