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8.11.2016 This Bulletin presents the key findings from the fourth drug prevalence survey of households in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Within Ireland the survey sampled a representative number of people aged 15+ from August 2014 to August 2015. Within Northern Ireland a representative sample of...
1.11.2016 The Minister of State with responsibility for Disabilities, Finian McGrath TD has published the report of Conor Dignam SC. Mr. Dignam was asked by the Minister of State's predecessor, former Minister of State Kathleen Lynch, to look into certain matters relating, in particular, to two...
Health in Ireland, Key Trends 2016 provides summary statistics on health and health care over the past ten years. It also highlights selected trends and topics and includes new data which has become available during the course of the year. An important objective is to assess ourselves and our...
The Department of Health keeps dietary recommendations under review as part of its role in promoting evidence based public health. As part of this review, the new Healthy Food for Life – the Healthy Eating Guidelines and Food Pyramid have been developed by the Department working in...
21.12.2016 Â This is the ninth edition of this easy-to-use reference guide to significant trends in health and health care over the past decade, including population and health status, as well as trends in service provision. This year, new tables, maps and graphs have been included on some...
20.12.2016 This is the Statement of Strategy for the Department of Health for the period 2016-2019. It sets out our mission, our values, and our role and main functions. It describes the current environment in which health and social services are to be delivered and identifies a number of...
7.12.2016 This is the fourth progress report to be submitted to the Minister for Health and covers the period from 1 January to 31 July 2016. Strategic Review of Medical training and Career Structure – Fourth Progress Report January – July 2016
19.10.2016 This report provides an overview of results from the second wave of the Healthy Ireland Survey, an annual interviewer administered face-to-face survey commissioned by the Department of Health. The survey data plays a number of roles, including supporting the Department...
This first Positive Ageing National Indicator report presents findings from a wide range of existing resources on what matters for older people. It sets out the evidence under the three pillars identified in the National Positive Ageing Strategy i.e. Participation, Health and Security as well as...
ESPAD is a collaborative effort of research teams in more than forty European countries and the largest cross-national research project on adolescent substance use in the world. The overall aim with the project is to repeatedly collect comparable data on substance use among 15–16 year old...

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