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.
Report of the Independent Review Group established to examine private activity in public hospitals
The All-Party Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare recommended that private activity be progressively removed from public hospitals and that that an independent impact analysis would be conducted. The Minister for Health established an Independent Review Group to examine private activity in public hospitals including the practical approach to take to remove private practice
Department of Health Open Beds Report May 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 May 2019 Open Beds Report here.
1st September 2019 Consolidated Pay Scales and Department of Health Circular 10/2019
Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales with effect from 1st September 2019, to be read in conjunction with Department of Health Circular 10/2019 1st September 2019 pay adjustment and related matters 1 September 2019 Consolidated Payscales Circular 10-2019. Application of 1 September 2019 Pay Adjustments under the PSPP Act 2017
The Working Group to Consider Alternative Approaches to the Possession of Drugs for Personal Use
The Government established a Working Group to consider alternative approaches to the possession of drugs for personal use in December 2017. The formation of this group was a key action in the National Drugs Strategy ‘Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery – a health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025’. The work programme of
Sláintecare Mid-Year Report 2019
The Sláintecare Mid-Year Report outlines progress made in the first six months of 2019, with almost 100% of activities progressing as anticipated in the 2019 Action Plan. There are a total of 84 deliverables for the first half of 2019 of which 82 (98%) are on track. Two have been progressed with minor challenges (2%)
Findings from the Public Consultation on Geographic Alignment of Hospital Groups and Community Healthcare Organisations
A public consultation on the process of Geographic Alignment of Community Healthcare Organisations (CHOs) and Hospital Groups was conducted by the Department of Health in April-May 2018 and this report provides a synthesis and summary of all submissions received. Read Towards a Model of Integrated Person centred Care here
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
A Policy on the Development of Graduate to Advanced Nursing and Midwifery Practice
International evidence identifies the beneficial impact that Advanced Nurse Practitioners have on the health services due to their specialist knowledge, wide scope of qualifications and the ability to provide a complete episode of care. This policy addresses the way we utilise our skilled and knowledgeable nursing and midwifery workforce by changing the way we educate
Department of Health Open Beds Report April 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 April 2019 Open Beds Report here.