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Health Minister welcomes C&AG Report on Elective Day Surgery

The Comptroller & Auditor General report on Managing Elective Day Surgery has been published before the Dáil, in accordance with the Comptroller & Auditor General

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Department of Health Annual Report for 2013

The Department of Health Annual Report for 2013 This report sets out the body of work undertaken by the Department of Health in 2013.  Download

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Policy A-Z

View all the department of health policies in this section

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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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