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Minister Harris hosts Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport at ‘Future Health – Opportunities for Collaboration’ symposium to mark the first year of the Irish-Scottish Health Forum

  Minister for Health Simon Harris, TD today (Friday) welcomed Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport, Jeane Freeman, and her officials to the Department of Health for a symposium on ‘Future Health – Opportunities for Collaboration’. The symposium marked the first year of learning exchange between Irish and Scottish health officials, with a focus

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Department of Health Open Beds Report June 2019

   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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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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