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Minister for Health launches Enhanced Care Model showing benefits for patients and staff

Family involvement and satisfaction increases 100% of staff trained €400k saving on agency staff Minister for Health Simon Harris TD today (Monday) launched the Final Report on the Enhanced Care Model, which is designed to change the way we deliver enhanced care, improve patient outcomes, reduce agency spend and increase job satisfaction for heath care

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Final Report on the Enhanced Care Model

The Enhanced Care Model was created using the evidence and learning arising from the implementation of the Framework for Safe Nurse Staffing and Skill Mix in General and Specialist Medical and Surgical Care Settings. The Report outlines a new model of care for patients in acute hospitals who need dedicated one to one care 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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