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National Clinical Effectiveness Committee 2nd Annual Symposium – Launch of three National Clinical Guidelines

  The Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, today, (Wednesday 26th November 2014) launched three new National Clinical Guidelines. Two of the guidelines promote safety and

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Review of Measures to Reduce Costs in the Private Health Insurance Market 2014

This report was prepared independently by Mr McLoughlin with the support of the health insurers, and the Health Insurance Authority, for consideration by the Minister

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Mr Leo Varadkar TD

Minister for Health

Mr Leo Varadkar TD is the Minister for Health and was appointed to this position in July 2014.   Mr Varadkar was first elected to Dáil Eireann  in 2007 as the TD  for Dublin West, he is also the youngest member of the Irish Government.


Ms. Kathleen Lynch, TD

Minister of State for Primary and Social Care

Kathleen Lynch was appointed Minister of State at the Department of Health on 10 March 2011.

She was first elected to the Dáil in 1994.

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