Publications

129 Publications

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  • Published: 23 June 2016

    The barriers and facilitators to successful hospital mergers

    The review presents a set of barriers to, and facilitators of, the successful implementation of hospital mergers. Our overall qualitative finding in answer to our main research question is that ‘the distance between senior management and hospital staff is a greater threat to implementing a hospital merger than the...

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  • Published: 31 May 2016

    Drugnet Ireland 57

    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.

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  • Published: 22 April 2016

    Minor ailments schemes: an overview of experience up to 2015

    The HRB has completed a review on the nature of Minor Ailment Schemes (MAS) delivery by pharmacists for the Department of Health (DOH). The ultimate aim of this review was to describe how MASs operated in other jurisdictions, including how the schemes are structured, regulated and resourced. The DoH also wished to identify...

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  • Published: 31 October 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 56

    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: 30 October 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 55

    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: 22 October 2015

    Review of the regulation and governance processes of independent hospital entities in England and New Zealand

    This report presents the findings of a review of the existing evidence on the establishment and regulation of, and governance for, foundation trusts in England and New Zealand. The authors examined a number of countries (Australia, Canada, England, France, New Zealand, Norway, Scotland and Spain) to determine if they had...

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  • Published: 06 July 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 54

    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: 23 June 2015

    Suicide prevention. An evidence review

    The Evidence Centre of the Health Research Board (HRB) was commissioned by the National Office for Suicide Prevention to carry out a review of the evidence base for suicide prevention. In this report, we present our findings from a review of reviews, seeking to answer two research questions: 1. Which suicide prevention...

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  • Published: 01 June 2015

    Health effects of water fluoridation. An evidence review

    This report presents the findings of a review of the evidence carried out by a team at the Evidence Centre of the Health Research Board (HRB) on the health impacts of community water fluoridation (CWF).

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  • Published: 13 May 2015

    Evidence review of the food contents on carbohydrate and fats shelves of the food pyramid

    The HRB has just completed a review of the fat and carbohydrate content of the Department of Health’s (DOH) food pyramid. The ultimate aim of this review was to provide up-to-date international evidence regarding the composition of the food pyramid, focusing in particular on simple and complex carbohydrates, and fats...

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  • Published: 13 May 2015

    Mentoring in post-graduate medical education and specialist training

    Executive summary. Purpose: The Department of Health (DoH) is in the process of undertaking a strategic review of medical training and career structure for post-graduate medical doctors in Ireland. To assist this process, the DoH required a review of the literature on specific aspects of mentoring for post-graduate medical...

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  • Published: 03 April 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 53

    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. 

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  • Published: 31 March 2015

    Drugnet Ireland 52

    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. 

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  • Published: 03 December 2014

    The efficacy and effectiveness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention programmes delivered outside of school settings

    This rapid evidence assessment (REA) report summarises evidence-based information on the efficacy and effectiveness of drug and alcohol abuse prevention programmes provided outside of school settings. It pulls together evidence from a range of published literature which includes reviews that seek to identify the key...

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  • Published: 02 December 2014

    The role of social and human capital in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction

    This rapid evidence assessment (REA) summarises evidence on the role of social and human capital in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. It synthesises evidence from a range of literature, including reviews which seek to identify the role that social relationships play in the process of recovery, and primary research...

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  • Published: 11 November 2014

    Drugnet Ireland 51

    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. 

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  • Published: 15 July 2014

    Drugnet Ireland 50

    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. 

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  • Published: 01 April 2014

    The integration of health and social care services

    This review considers the international evidence in relation to mechanisms and structures used to integrate health services (provided under Universal Health Insurance) and social care services.

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  • Published: 01 April 2014

    Drugnet Ireland 49

    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. 

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  • Published: 01 April 2014

    Integration of health and wellbeing services with general health services

    The Government is committed to the introduction of a single-tier health service, supported by universal health insurance, where access is based on need, not ability to pay. Under universal health insurance (UHI), everyone will be insured for a standard package of primary and hospital care services, including mental health...

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