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Minister for Health publishes Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019

Minister for Health Simon Harris TD has today welcomed the publication of the Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019. The Bill, which has been approved by Cabinet, amends the five health professional regulatory Acts, in particular in relation to fitness to practise and registration. The key amendments include: • Applicants for registration

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Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019

The Regulated Professions (Health and Social Care) (Amendment) Bill 2019 amends the five health professional regulatory Acts, in particular in relation to fitness to practise and registration. The key amendments include: • Applicants for registration must declare on application, and annually thereafter, any convictions, or sanctions imposed on their practise by a regulatory body (inside or

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Brexit Contingency and Preparedness Update

As part of a whole-of-Government response to Brexit, Minister for Health, Simon Harris T.D., has outlined a comprehensive and coordinated set of preparations to ensure the continuity of health services and supply of medical products in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

This work involves the Department of Health, the HSE, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) and other agencies engaging in intensive Brexit preparedness and contingency planning.

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