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Last Updated - 22 June 2017, 10:12

There are no scheduled meetings for this Committee available at this time.

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: 16 Jun 2016

House: 32nd Dáil, 25th Seanad

Medical Marijuana

Latest Report

Report on Medicinal Cannabinoids

A report that looks at the status of medicinal cannabis and cannabinoids and highlights both the risks and potential benefits of those products being introduced in Ireland to treat illlnesses. (Image courtesy eggrole)

Press releases

21 Jun 2017, 15.00

Foreign Affairs Committee to meet with the Chargé d’Affaires of Ukraine to discuss the current situation in the region

21 Jun 2017, 14.00

Committee to examine proposed legislation on the rights of those in receipt of in-patient mental health treatment

30 May 2017, 15.00

Health Committee to discuss issues surrounding the regulation of medical scanning services

Recent videos

Health SC

Thu, 22 Jun 2017

Committee on Health

Mental Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill 2017 [PMB]

Health JC

Wed, 31 May 2017

Committee on Health

Engagement with the Chair Designate of the National Cancer Registry Board;
Engagement with the Chair Designate of the National Treatment Purchase Fund; and
Issues in relation to Medical Scanning Services

Health JC

Thu, 25 May 2017

Committee on Health

Issues in relation to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its relevance for health and wellbeing (resumed)

Recent debates

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Select Committee

Message to Dáil

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Joint Committee

Issues relating to Medical Scanning Services

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Joint Committee

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Discussion (Resumed)

Recent documents

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Opening Statement, Disability Federation of Ireland

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Opening Statement, Center for Independent Living

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Opening Statement, Not for Profit Association

Recent reports

Thursday, 23 Feb 2017

European Union Scrutiny Work Programme 2017

Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017

Open Disclosure Report

Friday, 20 Jan 2017

Report on Medicinal Cannabinoids

Select committee

The select committee comprises only Dáil Members. It meets to consider legislation and Estimates relating to the Department of Health.

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

Joint Committee on Health
Leinster House
Kildare Street
Dublin 2
D02 XR20

Clerk to the Committee:
Pat Haran
(01) 618 3102
(076) 100 1752

Press Officer:
Liam O'Brien
(01) 618 4484
(086) 189 5098