Next meeting:

Last updated - 11 Dec 2020, 15.34

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

Press releases

16 Dec 2020, 17.18

Oireachtas Committee on Health gives its full backing to Covid-19 vaccine programme

15 Dec 2020, 18.03

Health Committee to discuss roll-out of Covid-19 vaccine

8 Dec 2020, 14.49

Health Committee to get update on cancer screening and care

Recent videos

Wed, 16 Dec 2020

Committee on Health

Topic: The rollout of the COVID-19 Vaccination

View video

Wed, 9 Dec 2020

Committee on Health

Topic: Update on cancer screening and care

View video

Wed, 2 Dec 2020

Committee on Health

Topic: 2020 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services - Vote 38 (Health)

View video

Recent documents

Wed, 16 Dec

Opening statement, Professor Karina Butler, Chair, National Immunisation Advisory Committee

Opening statement, Professor Karina Butler, Chair, National Immunisation Advisory Committee (PDF)

Wed, 16 Dec

Opening statement, Professor Brian Mac Craith, Chair, Task force on Covid-19 Vaccination

Opening statement, Professor Brian Mac Craith, Chair, Task force on Covid-19 Vaccination (PDF)

Wed, 9 Dec

Opening statement, Rachel Morrogh, Director of Advocacy and External Affairs, Irish Cancer Society

Opening statement, Rachel Morrogh, Director of Advocacy and External Affairs, Irish Cancer Society (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