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Joint Committee on Health and Children

The effective and timely provision of healthcare is something which is a high priority for everyone.

This Committee examines current and proposed health policy, evaluating and assessing the future planning of health services and scrutinising any proposed changes to the way healthcare is delivered in this country.

Have your say: Health Committee seeks public submissions on alcohol legislation

The Committee is inviting submissions from interested groups and individuals as part of its pre-legislative scrutiny of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. Read more and make a submission.



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What's on this week

Week commencing Monday 2nd of March 2015

On Thursday 5th of March, the Joint Committee on Health and Children, will meet in public session to address the cost of prescription drugs in Ireland, with representatives from the Irish Pharmacy Union; Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association; Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers in Ireland; and Teva Pharmaceuticals Ireland, presenting to the Committee.

The Meeting will take place at 9.30 a.m. in Committee Room 2, LH2000.

The meeting will be televised live on the Oireachtas TV channel, which is available on UPC 207 and Sky 574. To view all broadcasting options click on the following link.

News from the Committee

25 February 15
Health Committee to mark National Rare Diseases Day

25 February 15
Children’s Committee welcomes appointment of Niall Muldoon as Children’s Ombudsman

18 February 15
Health Committee to meet VHI Chair Designate


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Joint Committee on Health and Children meeting with the Project Team responsible for delivery of the National Children’s Hospital

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