16 Oct 2018

The committee aims to achieve cross-party agreement on the implementation of a single, long-term vision for mental health care and the direction of mental health policy in Ireland.

Date established: 18 Jul 2017

Date dissolved: 16 Oct 2018

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Committee publishes final report

Final Report

Committee publishes final report

The committee has published its final report, which recommends increasing the number of acute beds from 22 to 50 per 100,000 over the next 3 years.

Press releases

17 Oct 2018, 12.05

Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care publishes final report

10 Jul 2018, 11.38

Minister for Health & Minister of State due before Committee on Mental Health Care

26 Jun 2018, 11.28

Committee on Future of Mental Health Care to focus on talk therapy

Recent videos

Wed, 26 Sep 2018

Committee on Future of Mental Health Care

The report of the Public Service Pay Commission on the health sector

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Wed, 11 Jul 2018

Committee on Future of Mental Health Care

Engagement on the work of the Committee to date

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Wed, 4 Jul 2018

Committee on Future of Mental Health Care

Funding and Performance Indicators

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Recent reports

Wed, 17 Oct 2018

Final Report, Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care
Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care Final Report

Thu, 26 Apr 2018

Second Interim Report: Recommended actions arising from progress made to date
Committee on Future of Mental Health Care second interim report

Tue, 12 Dec 2017

Interim Report of the Joint Committee on the Future of Mental Health Care
Interim report outlining the Joint Committee’s proposed goals, work schedule and approach to its work.

Recent documents

Wed, 26 Sep

Opening statement, Kevin Duffy, Public Sector Pay Commission (PSPC)

Opening statement, Kevin Duffy, Public Sector Pay Commission (PSPC) (PDF)

Wed, 4 Jul

Opening Statement, Dr Shari McDaid, Director, Mental Health Reform

Opening Statement, Dr Shari McDaid, Director, Mental Health Reform (PDF)

Fri, 29 Jun

Opening statement, Anne Tansey, Director of the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS)

Opening statement, Anne Tansey, Director of the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) (PDF)

Committee contact details

The Committee was dissolved on 16 October 2018.
If you have any queries regarding the Committee, please email comm.sec@oireachtas.ie.