HRB launch Strategy 2025

People and patients must be central to health research according to the Health Research Board.

Read HRB Strategy
Image of the HRB Strategy 2025 title: Health research - making an impact

HRB invests €22 million in clinical research infrastructure

The funding will further enhance patient-focused clinical research and trials in Ireland.

Read our news story
Picture of nurse and patient

Department of Health and Health Research Board to host National Drugs Forum

This year's event, hosted on November 23, will focus on strategic foresight and its relevance in anticipating risks, trends and useful insights for strategic planning, policy-making and preparedness.

Find out more and register

HRB supports National Irish COVID-19 Biobank

€2 million investment in the National Irish COVID-19 Biobank will advance high impact research into COVID-19.

Read our news story
Image of the coronavirys

HRB reports rise in cocaine and crack cocaine treatment

The latest figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) show continued growth in the number of cases seeking treatment for problem cocaine use, including crack cocaine use, despite an overall drop in the numbers entering drug treatment.

Read our press release

New HRB report examines drug use in Ireland

Report shares main findings of the 2019–20 National Drug and Alcohol Survey and presents trends on what drugs people are using and how often, perceptions and attitudes towards drugs, the impact of drugs on local communities, and more.

Read our press release
National Drugs Alcohol Survey report cover logo

HRB publishes latest data on disability services

A total of 36,649 people use or still need a disability service in Ireland according to the latest figures recorded on our National Ability Supports System (NASS).

Read NASS report
Front cover of NASS report