Our Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Ireland: by keeping people healthy; providing the healthcare people need; delivering high quality services and getting best value from health system resources.
The Department of Health is going on tour… and we want to meet you. The Department of Health is to attend the Ploughing Championship next week and we want to meet you. Over the course of the three day event, we want to talk to you about: – our new skin cancer prevention plan and
The Open Beds Report provides a summary of the average numbers of open inpatient beds and day beds/places in the acute hospital system based on data provided by the HSE. The report will be published on the Department website each month. Read the June 2019 Open Beds Report here.
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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.