Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1025)

Mary Lou McDonald

Question:

1025. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 438 of 2 July 2019, when a full response will be provided. [35756/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

In my response to you on 2 July 2019 I advised that I would survey the Department and revert with collated material. Set out in the following table are details of live studies, reviews and research and their scheduled date of completion.

Study/Review/Research

Expected Completion

Validation of Inpatient and Day Case Waiting Lists: Improving Patient Engagement

August, 2019

Patients’ Reasons for Requesting a Removal from Inpatient Waiting Lists During Administrative Validation

August, 2019

A Literature Review of International Evidence on Patients’ Reasons for Non-Attendance at Outpatient Appointments

September, 2019

Synthesis of Empirical Evidence on the Association of Work Characteristics with Health Outcomes in Ireland

September, 2019

A Literature Review of International Evidence on the Use of Reminders to Reduce Non-Attendance at Outpatient Appointments

October, 2019

Inpatient and Day Case Appointment Offers: Improving Patient Engagement

November, 2019

Health Literacy in Ireland 2011-2020

December, 2021

Health Literacy in Europe 2011-2020

December, 2021

An analysis of factors contributing to sustainable work for older people in Ireland and Europe

December, 2019

An Analysis of Age-friendly Environments and Quality of life in Four Irish Cities

December, 2019

A Review of International Evidence and Approaches to increasing Access to Contraception

September, 2019

A review of the evidence to inform the use of alternative dental restorative materials for amalgam

August, 2019

International approaches to the role of strategic communications in public sector reform

September, 2019

International approaches to accountability structures for health service managers

September, 2019

A review of international approaches to supporting health information infrastructure

October, 2019

E-cigarettes: Evidence on the Benefits and Harms, and Evidence as a Smoking Cessation Tool

December, 2019

International legislative approaches to support the delivery of public health measures to address communicable / infectious diseases

December, 2019

Projections of Healthcare Expenditure in Ireland- ESRI Research Series report (work conducted under the auspices of the DoH-ESRI research programme on healthcare Reform)

June, 2021

Behavioural research to support Action 3.5 of the A Healthy Weight for Ireland: Obesity Policy and Action Plan: “Consider measures to introduce maximum portion sizes for relevant foods and drinks, on a voluntary basis initially” (work conducted under the auspices of the DoH-ESRI research programme on healthcare Reform)

December, 2019

Expert Group to review the law of torts and the current systems for the management of clinical negligence claims

End 2019

Focus group consultation study (on health sector adult safeguarding policy)

End 2019

Evidence brief: Supported housing models for older people

February, 2020

Expert Panel Review of CervicalCheck Screening

End Summer 2019

Taskforce on Staffing and Skill Mix for Nursing and Midwifery is working with UCC to provide the evidence and impact reviews.

2020

HRB-CICER Economic Burden Review of Antimicrobial Resistance

October, 2020

The National Review of Specialist Cardiac Services is ongoing. HRB-CICER were appointed to carry out an Evidence Synthesis Review on Cardiology services and configurations as part of the National Review.

The draft report was received by the Steering Group for consideration on 14 June 2019

A systematic review of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of interventions to support the development of an evidence-based Clinical Guideline on National Early Warning Systems (NEWS).

August, 2019

A systematic review of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of interventions to support the development of an evidence-based National Clinical Guideline on Care of the Dying Adult.

October, 2019

A systematic review of the clinical and cost-effectiveness of Healthcare-Associated Infection interventions to support an evidence-based National Clinical Guideline on Healthcare-Associated Infections

January, 2020

The Health Behaviour in School Age Children study is carried out every four years. The most recent study was carried out in 2018 and the report on this will be completed in Q4 2019

Q4 2019

Co-producing health and well-being in partnership with patients, families and communities: The role of the epilepsy patient portal.

September, 2020

Review of the HSE reimbursement and pricing decision-making process

Autumn, 2019

The Healthy Ireland Survey has been carried out annually since 2015 with an annual report published in October.

October, 2019

European Health Literacy Survey HLS19

January, 2021