One Health Report on Antimicrobial Use & Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobials are medicines, mostly antibiotics, used to treat and prevent bacterial infections or disease in humans and animals. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when antimicrobials that were previously effective are no longer so. AMR is an urgent and growing problem worldwide, mainly due to antimicrobial overuse. A One Health approach is needed to tackle the problem. Human, animal

National Women and Infants Health Programme: Annual Report 2017

The National Women and Infants Health Programme has submitted its 2017 annual report to the Minister for Health, which outlines the progress made to implement the National Maternity Strategy. The report sets out the areas where progress was made in 2017 against the Programme’s strategic priorities for that year. Click here to view or download

1 January 2019 Consolidated Pay Scales

The Department of Health Consolidated Salary Scales with effect from 1st January 2019. Also below is Circular 15/2018 1st January pay adjustment and related measures. Click here to read/download 1 January 2019 Consolidated Pay Scales. Click here to read/download Circular 15 – 2018 Application of 1 January 2019 pay adjustments and related matters

Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2018

27 December 2018. Irish People are living longer, healthier lives, though access to healthcare remains an issue Department of Health publishes Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2018 Click the image or click here to view/download the report. 

Efficiency Indicators

Figure 1 – In Patient Discharges per Bed (View graph) (Download csv) Figure 2 – Bed Days Used by Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions (View graph) (Download csv) Figure 3 – Percent Performed as Day Cases, Selected Procedures, Ireland and EU (View graph) (Download csv) Figure 4 – Emergency Department Attendances per 1,000 Population (View graph)

Healthy Ireland Outcomes Framework

Healthy Ireland, A Framework for Improved Health and Wellbeing 2013–2025, is the national framework for action to improve the health and wellbeing of the people in Ireland. The development of an Outcomes Framework to monitor and drive the achievement of Healthy Ireland’s targets and performance indicators is a key action identified in the Healthy Ireland

Report to the Minister for Health on an Evaluation and Analysis of Returns for 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 including advice on Risk Equalisation Credits (Redacted)

The Minister for Health requested that the Health Insurance Authority provide a Report to the Minister under Section 7E of the Health Insurance Act 1994. The Report includes: An evaluation and analysis of Returns for the period 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018, Such matters concerning the carrying on of health insurance business that

Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure – Eighth Progress Report

In July 2013 a Working Group, chaired by Prof. Brian MacCraith, President, Dublin City University, was established to carry out a strategic review of medical training and career structure. The Working Group was tasked with examining and making high-level recommendations relating to training and career pathways for doctors with a view to: improving graduate retention

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