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Minister Byrne launches the National Clinical Effectiveness Committee Public Involvement Framework

The Minister of State for Health Promotion and the National Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne TD has this morning launched the National Clinical Effectiveness Committee Public Involvement Framework in the Department of Health. Addressing members of the Committee and patient representatives the Minister said, “I am delighted to be here today to publicly announce the National

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Policy Paper on Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy

The Joint Oireachtas Committee published its Report on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, on Wednesday 20th December 2017. The Committee’s Report reflected the majority position of its membership with dissenting positions and voting records set out on Appendix 4 of the Committee’s Report. On the 29th of January 2018, the Government approved the holding

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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.


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