Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Questions (328)

Catherine Connolly

Question:

328. Deputy Catherine Connolly asked the Minister for Health the dates on which governance and operational meetings were held with agencies (details supplied) in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the reason for the meetings; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51191/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

As part of the relationship and engagement process with bodies under the aegis of my Department, officials meet on a regular basis with the aegis bodies.

However, in line with the Code of Practice for Governance of State Bodies, we require a minimum number of governance meetings to be held each year. The dates when these meetings were held are below:

Aegis bodies

Date of meeting

Dental Council

28/05/2019

12/02/2018

22/06/2017

25/07/2016

Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU)

26/11/2019

03/10/2019

13/08/2019

30/07/2019

11/06/2019

08/05/2019

26/03/2019

25/02/2019

18/10/2018

11/07/2018

07/09/2017

30/05/2017

14/04/2016

08/03/2016

Medical Council

13/05/2019

19/11/2018

27/03/2018

12/10/2017

14/02/2017

17/10/2016

01/02/2016

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland

30/10/2019

30/07/2019

25/04/2019

26/02/2019

25/10/2018

29/08/2018

26/04/2018

25/01/2018

31/10/2017

26/07/2017

28/04/2017

31/01/2017

25/10/2016

26/07/2016

27/04/2016

12/01/2016

Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland Council

27/11/2019

11/09/2019

06/06/2019

05/12/2018

15/08/2018

15/03/2018

21/11/2017

18/07/2017

09/03/2017

22/11/2016

12/07/2016

04/04/2016

Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council

04/12/2019

14/08/2019

28/06/2019

29/03/2019

19/12/2018

20/09/2018

29/05/2018

28/03/2018

05/12/2017

05/09/2017

13/06/2017

10/03/2017

09/12/2016

24/08/2016

23/03/2016