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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

18 Oct 2021, 15.11

Health Committee to discuss BreastCheck and improving outcomes for people diagnosed with breast cancer

5 Oct 2021, 13.33

Health Committee to meet Health Minister Stephen Donnelly and Health Department Secretary General Robert Watt

28 Sep 2021, 15.24

Health Committee to discuss medical cannabis access programme

Recent videos

Tue, 19 Oct 2021

Committee on Health

Topic: Breastcheck screening programme and improving outcomes for breast cancer with the National Cancer Control Programme

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Wed, 6 Oct 2021

Committee on Health

Topic: Engagement regarding the implementation of Sláintecare

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Wed, 29 Sep 2021

Committee on Health

Topic: An update on the medical cannabis access programme

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Recent documents

Tue, 19 Oct

Opening statement, Professor Risteárd O’Laoide, National Director, National Cancer Control Programme

Opening statement, Professor Risteárd O’Laoide, National Director, National Cancer Control Programme ()

Wed, 6 Oct

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

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

Wed, 29 Sep

Opening statement, Muiris O’Connor, Assistant Secretary, Research and Development and Health Analytics Division, Department of Health

Opening statement, Muiris O’Connor, Assistant Secretary, Research and Development and Health Analytics Division, 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