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Minister Finian McGrath officially opens a new Children’s Disability Respite House in Ashbourne, Co Meath

The Minister for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD, today officially opened a new respite house in Ashbourne, Co Meath to support children with disabilities and their families. The Minister said “This Government is committed to providing a range of accessible respite care supports for people with a disability, and their families. “I am acutely aware of

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EU Falsified Medicines Legislation – Update on National Arrangements for Implementation

6th February 2019 On Saturday 9th February the European Commission’s Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/161 on Safety Features on Medicinal Products for Human Use, comes into operation across Europe. The Delegated Regulation supplements the Falsified Medicines Directive 2011/62/EU, by setting out detailed rules for the safety features appearing on the packaging of medicinal products for human

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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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