Next meeting:

Last updated - 22 Nov 2019, 15.10

27 Nov 2019, 09.00

The Joint Committee on Health will meet in Committee Room 3, LH2000.

The committee scrutinises the work of the Department of Health and its agencies and examines health policy, the future planning of health services and proposed changes to the way health care is delivered.

Date established: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Brexit

Latest Report

Brexit

The Committee has published its second interim report on the implications of Brexit for the health sector.

Press releases

20 Nov 2019, 16.20

Irish Wheelchair Association before Health Committee to discuss Cuisle closure

19 Nov 2019, 16.11

Joint Committee on Health to address development of mental health services and workforce planning

12 Nov 2019, 13.49

Irish Farmers’ Association before Oireachtas Health Committee on Fair Deal scheme changes

Recent videos

Thu, 21 Nov 2019

Committees

The proposed closure of the Irish Wheelchair Association's Cuisle Accessible Holiday and Respite Care Resort, Donamon, Co. Roscommon.

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

Committees

Workforce Planning in the Mental Health Care Sector

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Wed, 13 Nov 2019

Committees

Session (a) Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the Nursing Homes Support Scheme (Amendment) Bill 2019

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Recent documents

Thu, 21 Nov

Opening Statement, Rosemary Keogh, Chief Executive, Irish Wheelchair Association

Opening Statement, Rosemary Keogh, Chief Executive, Irish Wheelchair Association (PDF)

Wed, 20 Nov

Opening statement, John Farrelly, Chief Executive, Mental Health Commission

Opening statement, John Farrelly, Chief Executive, Mental Health Commission (PDF)

Wed, 20 Nov

Opening statement, Paul Bell, Health Division Organiser, SIPTU

Opening statement, Paul Bell, Health Division Organiser, SIPTU (PDF)

Recent reports

Thu, 21 Nov 2019

Report on the Provision of Homecare Services
Joint Committee on Health Report on the Provision of Homecare Services

Wed, 10 Jul 2019

Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill
Joint Committee on Health Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Assisted Human Reproduction Bill

Thu, 30 May 2019

Second Interim Report on the Implications of the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union for the Health Sector in Ireland
Joint Committee on Health's second interim report [Brexit]

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Health.

EU scrutiny

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EU scrutiny

All proposed EU legislation in the area of health is scrutinized by the committee and decisions are made regarding such proposals.

Committee contact details

Joint Committee on Health
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Ted McEnery
(01) 618 3102
(076) 100 1862

health@oireachtas.ie

Press Officer:
Petrina Vousden
+353 (0) 1 618 3437
+353 (0) 85 8745 295
petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie