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Last updated - 11 Oct 2019, 17.13

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

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

15 Oct 2019, 14.53

Proposed Organ Donation legislation to be discussed at Joint Committee on Health meeting

1 Oct 2019, 15.57

Health Minister and HSE before Oireachtas Committee on Health

24 Sep 2019, 16.13

Health services preparations for Brexit to be discussed at Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health

Recent videos

Wed, 16 Oct 2019

Committees

Session (a) Pre - Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of Human Tissue (Transplantation, Post- mortem, Anatomical Examination and Public Display) Bill 2018,
Session (b) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector (resumed)

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019

Committees

Session (a) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector,
Session (b) Workforce planning in the Irish health sector (resumed)

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

Committees

Quarterly meeting on health issues

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Recent documents

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Michael Conroy, Principal Officer, Dept. of Health

Opening Statement, Michael Conroy, Principal Officer, Dept. of Health (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Philip Watt, Chairperson, Irish Donor Network

Opening Statement, Philip Watt, Chairperson, Irish Donor Network (PDF)

Wed, 16 Oct

Opening Statement, Mark Murphy, Chief Executive, Irish Kidney Association

Opening Statement, Mark Murphy, Chief Executive, Irish Kidney Association (PDF)

Recent reports

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]

Wed, 23 Jan 2019

Report on the New Standard Operating Procedure for Assessment of Need under the Disability Act 2005
Joint Committee on Health report on the New Standard Operating Procedure for Assessment of Need under the Disability Act 2005

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