Next meeting:

Last updated - 24 Jun 2019, 10.38

26 Jun 2019, 09.00

The Joint Committee on Health will meet in CR3, 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

18 Jun 2019, 03.24

Health Committee to examine role of voluntary bodies in the delivery of health and social services

12 Mar 2019, 13.54

Health Committee to hear from Chair Designate of National Paediatric Hospital

26 Feb 2019, 16.29

Health Committee to continue PLS on Assisted Human Reproduction Bill with LGBT Ireland

Recent videos

Wed, 19 Jun 2019

Committee on Health

Examination of the role of voluntary bodies in the delivery of health and personal social services

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019

Committee on Health

Review of the development of the new Children's Hospital at St James and the delivery of services at the urgent care centre in Connolly Hospital from July

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Wed, 29 May 2019

Committee on Health


Review of developments in mental health services

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Recent documents

Wed, 19 Jun

Opening statement, Dr. Catherine Day, Chair, Independent Review Group

Opening statement, Dr. Catherine Day, Chair, Independent Review Group (PDF)

Wed, 19 Jun

Opening statement, Bernard O’Regan, Chairperson, National Federation of Voluntary Service Providers

Opening statement, Bernard O’Regan, Chairperson, National Federation of Voluntary Service Providers (PDF)

Wed, 19 Jun

Opening statement, Kathleen O’Meara, Director of Communications, Public Affairs and Fundraising, Rehab Group

Opening statement, Kathleen O’Meara, Director of Communications, Public Affairs and Fundraising, Rehab Group (PDF)

Recent reports

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

Wed, 28 Nov 2018

Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Patient Safety Bill
Joint Committee on Health report on pre-legislative scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Patient Safety Bill

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
petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie