Our Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Ireland: by keeping people healthy; providing the healthcare people need; delivering high quality services and getting best value from health system resources.
The National Public Health Emergency Team on Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) held their 13th meeting today, 22nd February 2018. The focus of discussion at the meeting was governance arrangements at an operational level in the HSE to target CPE. The latest figures from the National CPE Reference Laboratory were presented to the group. In the two-week
Non-Broadcast Media Advertising and Marketing of Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, including Sponsorship and Retail Product Placement: Voluntary Codes of Practice
In 2016 the Government approved and published ‘A Healthy Weight for Ireland – Obesity Policy and Action Plan, 2016 – 2025’ with a clear target of reversing obesity trends. A key action of this plan is to “Develop, implement and evaluate a Code of Practice for food and beverages promotion, marketing and sponsorship.” It is
Our Policy A - Z
Project Ireland 2040 is the Government’s 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 infrastructure will be guided by a recognition that that the best health outcomes can be achieved by reorienting our health services towards primary and community care where people’s health needs can for the most part be met locally, with high quality acute and emergency care provided in the appropriate acute hospital settings.
10.9 billion euro will fund major investment projects and programmes along with significant reform initiatives within the health sector.
See National Strategic Outcome 10 of the National Development Plan 2018 – 2027 for the full detail.