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IPH response to invited submissions to the Oireachtas Committee on the Future of Healthcare

10.14655/11971-1084870 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Healthcare, Health System In June 2016, the Dáil agreed to establish a Special Committee-- the Committee on the Future of Healthcare-- to achieve cross-party consensus on a single long-term visi ...

IPH response to Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (ROI) consultation on Land Use Planning and EPA Licensing Systems

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Transportation, Development, Environmental Impact IPH welcomed the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the Key Issues Consultation Paper on the transposition of EIA Directive 2014/52/EU in the Land Use Plann ...

IPH response to proposals for structure and time allocation in a revised primary curriculum

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Education, School, Curriculum IPH policy team has responded to a consultation on the implementation of the revised primary school curriculum in the Republic of Ireland. The consultation explores issues such as minimum ...

IPH consultation response to HM Treasury on Alcohol Structures

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Alcoholic Drinks, Taxation The UK government believes that alcohol duties should be related to the alcoholic strength of drinks. The government wishes to examine options to amend the structure of the alcohol duty syst ...

IPH Response to Citizens’ Assembly meeting (10 June 2017) ‘How we respond to the Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population’.

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Ageing, Old Age The IPH response was as follows:  Challenges and Opportunities of an Ageing Population Beard and Bloom writing in the Lancet in 2015 stated: “Worldwide, populations are rapidly ageing. This demographic ...

Get Ireland Walking Strategy and Action Plan 2017- 2020

Sport Ireland Physical Activity, Walking, Health Activity, Pedestrian Infrastructure, Healthy Living, Lifestyle The Get Ireland Walking (GIW) is an initiative of Sport Ireland, funded by Healthy Ireland, delivered by Mountaineering Ireland and supported b ...

Cross border policing strategy 2016.

Further to the advances made and capabilities built under the auspices of the Cross Border Policing Strategy between An Garda Síochána and the Police Service of Northern Ireland from 2010, and building on the day-to-day cooperation between operational u ...

European prison rules.

. Council of Europe Drugs, Alcohol, Prison-based health service Council of Europe. (2006) European prison rules. Strasbourg: Council of Europe. 133 p. Policy Policies, Strategies & Action plans http://www.drugsandalcohol.ie/27695 Public 1 January 2006 ...

Health and Wellbeing 2026- Delivering Together

In October 2016, a 10 year approach to transforming health and social care was launched, “Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together”. This ambitious plan was the response to the report produced by an Expert Panel led by Professor Bengoa tasked with c ...

Quality 2020- a ten year strategy to protect and improve quality in health and social care in Northern Ireland

Quality 2020 is a ten year strategy designed to protect and improve quality in health and social care in Northern Ireland.   Department of Health (Northern Ireland) Policy papers, Safety and quality standards, Quality 2020 Quality 2020 is a ten year strat ...

National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026

This National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 aims to meet the needs of cancer patients in Ireland for the next decade. Rapid advances have been made in cancer diagnostics and treatments. The objective is to ensure that cancer services respond to both the chall ...

DEIS plan 2017.

The DEIS Plan 2017, which replaces the current Action Plan launched in 2005, sets out our vision for future intervention in the critical area of social inclusion in education policy. Ireland. Department of Education and Skills. Social Exclusion The DEIS P ...

Connecting for Life Cork. Cork suicide and self-harm prevention action plan 2017- 2020.

. Health Service Executive Self-harm, Injury, Suicide Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide, 2015-2020 aims ‘to support local communities’ capacity to prevent and respond to suicidal behaviour’ and action 2.1.1 calls for local ...

IPRT strategic plan 2017- 2021.

IPRTâ?Ts three strategic goals for 2017â?"2021 are: 1. Advocate for a national penal policy that is: just and humane, promotes effective non-custodial responses to crime, and uses prison as a last resort. 2. Promote a penal system that is: humane as ...

National cancer strategy 2017-2026.

. Department of Health (RoI) Cancer prevention, Treatment Cancer prevention will be a cornerstone of this Cancer Strategy as it offers the most cost-effective, long-term approach for cancer control. The proportion of cancer incidence attributable to modifi ...

National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026

5.7.2017 This National Cancer Strategy 2017-2026 aims to meet the needs of cancer patients in Ireland for the next decade. Rapid advances have been made in cancer diagnostics and treatments. The objective is to ensure that cancer services respond to both ...

Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery 2017- 2025

17.7.2017 Irelandâ?Ts “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery” strategy sets out the Governmentâ?Ts response to addressing the harm caused by substance misuse in our society over the next eight years.  It identifies a set of key actions to be delivered betwe ...

Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery: A health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017- 2015

Department of Health (RoI) Substance Misuse Ireland’s “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery” strategy sets out the Government’s response to addressing the harm caused by substance misuse in our society over the next eight years.  It identifies a set of key ...

Connecting for life: Kerry. Suicide prevention action plan 2017- 2020.

. Resource Office for Suicide Prevention Suicide, Self-harm The impact of suicide is devastating and far-reaching. It reverberates outwards through families, friends and communities. An issue that affects all of us so deeply can only be addressed by involv ...

Rebuilding Ireland: action plan for housing and homelessness.

The overarching aim of this Action Plan is to ramp up delivery of housing from its current under-supply across all tenures to help individuals and families meet their housing needs, and to help those who are currently housed to remain in their homes or be ...

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