Next meeting:

Last updated - 30 Oct 2020, 16.06

4 Nov 2020, 11.30

The Joint Committee on Health will meet in Committee Room 2, 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: 30 Jul 2020

House: 33rd Dáil, 26th Seanad

Press releases

27 Oct 2020, 14.40

Health Committee to question HSE on test and trace system

20 Oct 2020, 17.19

Oireachtas Committee to discuss healthcare workforce planning with INMO, IMO and IHCA

1 Oct 2020, 16.16

Health Committee to prioritise mental health, Sláintecare and proposals for living with Covid-19

Recent videos

Wed, 28 Oct 2020

Committee on Health

Topic: Contact tracing for Covid - 19

View video

Wed, 21 Oct 2020

Committee on Health

Topic: Workforce planning in acute and community care settings

View video

Wed, 14 Oct 2020

Committee on Health

Topic: Update on Sláintecare

View video

Recent documents

Wed, 28 Oct

Opening statement, Niamh O'Beirne, National Lead for Testing and Tracing, HSE

Opening statement, Niamh O'Beirne, National Lead for Testing and Tracing, HSE (PDF)

Wed, 21 Oct

Opening statement, Phil Ni Sheaghdha, General Secretary, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

Opening statement, Phil Ni Sheaghdha, General Secretary, Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (PDF)

Wed, 21 Oct

Opening statement, Susan Clyne, CEO, Irish Medical Organisation

Opening statement, Susan Clyne, CEO, Irish Medical Organisation (PDF)

Select committee

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

EU scrutiny

Image: iStock

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

Committee on Health

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Ted McEnery

(01) 618 3102

health@oireachtas.ie

 

Press officer

Petrina Vousden

(01) 618 3437

(085) 8745 295

petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie