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Committee on Health

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Last updated - 20 May 2022, 15.10

There are currently no scheduled meetings for this Committee.

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

17 May 2022, 14.00

Joint Committee on Health to meet to discuss the HSE National Service Plan 2022

11 May 2022, 16.48

Joint Committee on Health to meet to discuss the details of the proposed new National Maternity Hospital

9 May 2022, 17.10

Joint Committee on Health to meet with the Minister for Health to discuss the details of the proposed new National Maternity Hospital

Recent videos

Wed, 18 May 2022

Committee on Health

Topic: A discussion on the HSE National Service Plan 2022

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Mon, 16 May 2022

Committee on Health

Topic: Discussion on the proposed new National Maternity Hospital (resumed)

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Thu, 12 May 2022

Committee on Health

Topic: Discussion on the details of the proposed new National Maternity Hospital (resumed)

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Recent documents

Wed, 18 May

Opening statement, Paul Reid, CEO, HSE

Opening statement, Paul Reid, CEO, HSE ()

Mon, 16 May

Opening statement, James Menton, Chair/SVHG and Founding Partner SV Holdings CLG, St Vincents Healthcare group

Opening statement, James Menton, Chair/SVHG and Founding Partner SV Holdings CLG, St Vincents Healthcare group ()

Thu, 12 May

Opening statement, Professor Shane Higgins, Master of the National Maternity Hospital

Opening statement, Professor Shane Higgins, Master of the National Maternity Hospital ()

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

Stephen Higgins

(01) 618 4743 

stephen.higgins@oireachtas.ie

 

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