Publications

Framework for National Performance Indicators for Nursing & Midwifery

The purpose of this Framework is to set out the policy context for the use of nursing and midwifery performance indicators (PIs) to demonstrate the relationship between inputs and outcomes/impact; provide guidance on PIs including clarifying the relationship between Structure, Process and Outcome PIs; and ensure that there is a standardised approach to their development, prioritisation, endorsement

Trends in Public/Private Patient Activity in Public Acute Hospitals

This paper has been prepared by the Department of Health to review the trends in activity in public hospitals since the reforms introduced under the Health (Amendment) Act 2013 commenced. The paper primarily analyses information at national level on acute public hospital patient discharges between 2012 and 2016 on a public/private patient basis. Trends in Public/Private Patient Activity

Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report

This is the fifth progress report to be submitted to the Minister for Health and covers the period August 2016 – January 2017. Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure: Fifth Progress Report – August 2016 – January 2017 Further information on the Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structures

Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study

The HBSC is a cross-sectional study conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Europe. It runs every 4 years and in 2014 there were 42 participating countries and regions collecting data on the health behaviours, health outcomes and contexts of children’s lives. Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual

Relocation of the European Medicines Agency

There are many reasons why Dublin is the ideal location for the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Dublin can provide a sustainable and smooth transition for the EMA, the European regulatory network, its stakeholders and most importantly the people of Europe. Relocation of the European Medicines Agency – Dublin, where the world comes to work www.emadublin.ie

Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales w.e.f. 1/4/2017 in accordance with FEMPI 2015 and the Public Service Stability Agreements 2013 – 2018, (The Lansdowne Road Agreement)

Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales w.e.f. 1/4/2017 in accordance with FEMPI 2015 and the Public Service Stability Agreements 2013 – 2018, (The Lansdowne Road Agreement) These scales must be read in conjunction with Department of Health Circular 6/2017.     Pay Scales for health sector employees returning from abroad Appointment to the appropriate point

Tobacco Free Ireland Annual Report 2015

Tobacco Free Ireland, the report of the Tobacco Policy Review Group, was endorsed by Government, and published in October 2013. It builds on existing tobacco control policies and legislation already in place in this country, and sets a target for Ireland to be tobacco free (i.e. with a smoking prevalence rate of less than 5%)

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