Publications

342 Publications

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  • Published: 22 March 2021

    Drugnet Ireland 76

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

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  • Published: 24 February 2021

    Housing with Support for Older People. An evidence review

    Housing with support is purpose-built, non-institutional accommodation where older people have their own front door and where support or care services are available. The implementation of housing with support for older people is rapidly expanding, particularly as life expectancy is increasing throughout the world. This...

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  • Published: 16 February 2021

    HRB Strategy 2021-2025: Health research - making an impact

    The HRB Strategy 2021–2025, Health research - making an impact, is a five-year strategic plan that defines the aims, activities and outcomes of the organisation at a high level. Developed following a process of extensive engagement with stakeholders, together with input from an International Expert...

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  • Published: 16 February 2021

    HRB Strategy summary 2021-2025

    This summary publication gives a rapid overview of the HRB Strategy 2021–2025, Health research - making an impact: the HRB's five-year strategic plan that defines the aims, activities and outcomes of the organisation at a high level. Developed following a process of extensive engagement with...

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  • Published: 10 December 2020

    Health Research in Action

    Health Research in Action describes the real and wide-ranging impact and success stories of the work produced and supported by the Health Research Board across many sectors of health and social care in Ireland, and how it's improving people’s health, the health system, society, and economy. 

    ...

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  • Published: 25 November 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 75

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

    Publication (PDF, 577 KB)

  • Published: 12 October 2020

    Electronic cigarette use and tobacco cigarette smoking initiation in adolescents. An evidence review

    This systematic review of longitudinal cohort studies aimed to explore whether electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use by adolescents in Europe and North America, who had never smoked conventional tobacco cigarettes (tobacco cigarettes) at baseline, was associated with subsequent initiation of tobacco cigarette...

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  • Published: 12 October 2020

    Harms and benefits of e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products. A literature map

    This mapping exercise describes the nature and extent of the peer-reviewed literature on the public health harms and benefits of e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products to the human population. The authors identified 388 papers eligible for inclusion in the map, 361 reporting the harms and benefits of e-cigarettes,...

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  • Published: 12 October 2020

    Electronic cigarette and smoking cessation. An evidence review

    This systematic evidence review assessed the efficacy and safety of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and heat-not-burn products in helping people who smoke to achieve abstinence at 24 or 26 and 52 weeks using randomised controlled trials (RCTs). Seven RCTs met the inclusion criteria for efficacy of e-cigarettes in helping...

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  • Published: 29 September 2020

    NASS bulletin 2019 – disability service use and need

    This bulletin, along with the two supplementary bulletins, presents the inaugural findings of data from the National Ability Supports System (NASS).  It provides a profile of the 22,434 people with a disability registered on the system in 2019 as well as details of the disability-funded services currently availed of...

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  • Published: 20 August 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 74

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

  • Published: 07 August 2020

    Health Research Board Annual Report 2019

    Contents include: Chairperson and Chief Executive's report; Snapshot of HRB activities during 2019; Key deliverables in line with HRB strategy 2016 - 2020; and Appendices. 

    The Corporate Governance and Financial Statements were published in a Part 2 on 28 December 2020 following approval of the financial...

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  • Published: 29 July 2020

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2013 to 2019

    This is the annually updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem alcohol use in Ireland. It covers the period 2013 to 2019.  In this seven-year period  53,200 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem drug. 

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  • Published: 16 July 2020

    Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2019. Main findings.

    The 2019 report provides data presented nationally as well as:

        * CHO

        * county

        * hospital type

        * individual psychiatric units/hospitals

    Publication (PDF, 399 KB) Infographic (PDF, 428 KB)

  • Published: 14 July 2020

    Infectious disease legislation – legislation overview and lessons learned. An evidence review

    The aim of this evidence review was to identify countries that had implemented new overarching public health legislation for infectious diseases, to identify the legislation they enacted, and to identify lessons learned from national experiences of introducing new legislation.

    This evidence review was designed as a...

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  • Published: 09 July 2020

    Drug treatment in Ireland 2013 to 2019

    This is the annually updated bulletin from the National Drug Treatment Reporting System (NDTRS) on cases of treated problem drug use (excluding alcohol) in Ireland. It covers the period 2013 to 2019.  In this seven-year period, 67,875 cases were treated for drug use as a main problem.

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  • Published: 05 June 2020

    Measures to reduce the clinical need for dental amalgam. An evidence review

    International binding agreements oblige signatories, including Ireland, to reduce their use of mercury to protect the environment. In response, the Irish Government need to phase out the use of dental amalgam by 2030. The aim of this evidence review was to examine factors relevant to phasing out amalgam and consider...

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  • Published: 29 May 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 73

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

    Publication (PDF, 741 KB)

  • Published: 13 March 2020

    Drugnet Ireland 72

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

    Publication (PDF, 586 KB)

  • Published: 31 December 2019

    Drugnet Ireland 71

    Drugnet Ireland is the Health Research Board's quarterly drug and alcohol research and policy newsletter.  It provides summaries and analysis of recent publications and policy developments and well as overviews of particular issues relating to the drug and alcohol situation Ireland.  Experts from the EMCDDA...

    Publication (PDF, 1 MB)

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