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Minister for Health marks Mouth Cancer Awareness Day

Each year in Ireland around 700 people are diagnosed with mouth, head or neck cancer; this mainly affects older men but can also affect women and younger people. Speaking today (Wednesday), Minister for Health Simon Harris TD said “I would encourage everyone to take note of the key messages around Mouth Cancer Awareness Day. It

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Dr Gabriel Scally’s Scoping Inquiry into CervicalCheck

The Minister for Health, Simon Harris TD, has published the final report of the scoping inquiry into the CervicalCheck Screening Programme, which was conducted by Dr Gabriel Scally, following a Government decision earlier today. The Minister welcomes the Report and following today’s Government decision is committed to implementing the 50 recommendations. Dr Gabriel Scally’s Scoping

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Sláintecare presents a ten-year vision to transform Ireland’s health and social care services.

The Sláintecare Implementation Strategy is the framework for a system-wide reform programme. It sets out the direction for the next ten years and actions to be taken in the first three years of the Sláintecare implementation process. The focus is on establishing the building blocks for a significant shift in the way in which health and social care services are delivered in Ireland.

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Read the full Sláintecare Implementation Strategy here.

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