Department of Health Statement of Strategy 2015 – 2017 – Consultation

In accordance with the provisions of the Public Services Management Act, 1997, we are currently preparing a new Statement of Strategy for the period 2015 – 2017.

Our role is to provide strategic leadership for the health service and to ensure that Government policies are translated into actions and implemented effectively. We support the Minister and Minister of State in their implementation of Government policy and in discharging their governmental, parliamentary and departmental duties.  This includes:

  • Advising on the strategic development of our health system including policy and legislation;
  • Evaluating the performance of our health and social services; and
  • Working with other sectors to enhance people’s health and well-being.

As part of preparing the new strategy, we are consulting you.  You can e-mail us your views to

The deadline for receipt of your views is Friday, 17 October.

Click here for our current Statement of Strategy and click here to read Future Health, our blueprint for reforming our health services.  Click here for Healthy Ireland, our strategy for getting Ireland healthy.  For more detailed information on what we do, explore our website or use the search function.

Freedom of Information
All submissions received will be subject to the Freedom of Information Acts 1997 & 2003 and may be released in response to a Freedom of Information request. It is our policy to publish records released under Freedom of Information on our website.  Click here for more on Freedom of Information and our Department.