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National Public Health Emergency Team on CPE held their seventh meeting today

The National Public Health Emergency Team on Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae (CPE) held their seventh meeting today, 14 December 2017. The agenda and discussions focused on the current situational analysis, the HSE’s actions to respond to patients at risk and the latest figures from the National CPE Reference Laboratory. It was recognised that since the first meeting


Opening Statement by Minister Harris at the Joint Committee on Health

**Check Against Delivery** Introduction I am delighted to come before the Committee today. I am joined by Jim Breslin, Secretary General of the Department.I am very grateful to have the opportunity today to discuss the Sláintecare report with the Committee. I will set out the process that we are engaged in to act on the


Appointment to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI)

Following their Election, the Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has appointed/reappointed the following persons as members of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI).  These appointments are from 6 December 2017 to 14 February 2022. Eileen Kelly Eileen is a Clinical Nurse Manager working on a 20 bedded long stay ward. She co-ordinates