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Last updated - 29 Jul 2021, 14.15

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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

Vitamin D

Latest Report

Vitamin D

The Committee has published a report on addressing vitamin D deficiency as a public health measure in Ireland. The report makes four recommendations including that daily vitamin D supplements be recommended to the entire adult population.

Press releases

20 Jul 2021, 14.34

Health Committee to get update on roll out of the EU Digital Covid Certificate

13 Jul 2021, 17.06

Health Committee to get update from Health Minister on new national maternity hospital

6 Jul 2021, 16.38

Health Committee to get progress update on National Children’s Hospital

Recent videos

Wed, 21 Jul 2021

Committee on Health

Topic: An update on the roll out of the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC)

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021

Committee on Health

Topic: Update on the new National Maternity Hospital

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Tue, 13 Jul 2021

Committee on Health

Topic: Division on the waiver of Pre Legislative Scrutiny on Health (Amendment) (No.2) Bill 2021

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Recent documents

Wed, 21 Jul

Opening statement, Elizabeth Canavan, Assistant Secretary General, Department of the Taoiseach

Opening statement, Elizabeth Canavan, Assistant Secretary General, Department of the Taoiseach ()

Wed, 14 Jul

Opening statement, Stephen Donnelly T.D., Minister, Department of Health

Opening statement, Stephen Donnelly T.D., Minister, Department of Health ()

Wed, 7 Jul

Opening statement, Fiona Prendergast, Acting Director, Health Infrastructure, Department of Health

Opening statement, Fiona Prendergast, Acting Director, Health Infrastructure, Department of Health ()

Recent reports

Wed, 7 Apr 2021

Report on addressing Vitamin D deficiency as a public health measure in Ireland
Joint Committee on Health Report on addressing Vitamin D deficiency as a public health measure in Ireland

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

Committee on Health

Leinster House

Kildare Street

Dublin 2

D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee

Iqra Zainul Abedin

(01) 618 3102

health@oireachtas.ie

 

Press officer

Petrina Vousden

(01) 618 3437

(085) 8745 295

petrina.vousden@oireachtas.ie