14 Jan 2020

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

Date dissolved: 14 Jan 2020

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Press releases

16 Dec 2019, 17.11

Patient representatives before Health Committee to discuss RCOG CervicalCheck review

10 Dec 2019, 13.33

Health Minister and HSE chief executive officer before Oireachtas Health Committee

3 Dec 2019, 13.42

Joint Committee on Health to hear from trade union Fórsa

Recent videos

Wed, 18 Dec 2019

Committees

RCOG Independent Expert Panel Review into Cervical Screening in Cases of Cervical Cancer in Ireland between 2008 - 2018

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

Committees

Engagement with Patient Representatives on CervicalCheck and the RCOG review process.

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Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Committees

Quarterly Meeting on Health Issues

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Recent documents

Wed, 18 Dec

Opening Statement, Professor Henry Kitchener, Lead Assessor, RCOG Review, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

Opening Statement, Professor Henry Kitchener, Lead Assessor, RCOG Review, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (PDF)

Wed, 18 Dec

Opening Statement, Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Dept. of Health

Opening Statement, Dr. Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Dept. of Health (PDF)

Wed, 18 Dec

Opening Statement, Damien McCallion, Interim National Director, National Screening Services, HSE

Opening Statement, Damien McCallion, Interim National Director, National Screening Services, HSE (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