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Published: 20 December 2021
This report presents a snapshot of the outputs, outcomes, and some emerging impacts arising from 170 Health Research Board (HRB) awards (with a combined value of €49.5 million) that completed in 2018 and 2019. Further outputs, outcomes, and impacts can be expected to occur in the years following the completion of these...
Published: 14 December 2021
This year’s Health Research in Action highlights some of the many notable impacts and outcomes of the Health Research Board’s work during 2020 across health and social care in Ireland, all of which made a real difference to people’s health, the health system, society, and economy.
Published: 02 June 2021
This report provides:
- A profile of the 36,649 people with a disability reviewed on NASS in 2020;
- Details of the HSE disability-funded services currently availed of, and those required now or within the next five years.
Supplementary reports on service users with an intellectual...
Published: 10 December 2020
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....
Published: 29 September 2020
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...
Published: 18 December 2018
Health Research in Ireland - A study of activity from 2011 to 2015 using the Health Research Classification System
This study examines funding awards based on the type of research conducted and the disease area of interest. It uses the United Kingdom (UK) Health Research Classification System (HRCS).
Seven national funding agencies that manage research programmes provided data for this analysis. These were, Enterprise Ireland...
Published: 28 June 2018
The 2017 database report presents:
- profiles of any physical, sensory, neurological, speech or language disability registered in 2017
- data on specialised health and personal social service use
- an outline of future requirements for services
Infographic, tables and CHO...
Published: 19 January 2018
The experience of people with neurological conditions
This bulletin updates the information contained in Issue 3 and provides a profile of almost five thousand people 16 years and over with a neurological condition as their primary diagnosis.
Published: 21 June 2017
This report presents data on the specialised health and personal social service use and requirements of people with a physical, sensory, neurological, speech or language disability. This report is divided into four sections:
- Summary of numbers registered.
- Profile of new registrations and recent...
Published: 29 March 2017
Bibliometric analysis of research publication output supported by the Health Research Board (2013 - 2016)
This report presents the results of a bibliometric study of peer reviewed publications fully or partially funded by the Health Research Board (HRB). The bibliometric analysis for this study was commissioned from CWTS Leiden, a world-leader in this area.
The results of that analysis were compared, where possible, to a...
Published: 28 November 2016
This report presents data on the specialised health and personal social service use and requirements of people with a physical, sensory and/or speech and/or language disability. This report is divided into three sections: 1. Summary of numbers registered. 2. Profile of new registrations and recent reviews (2011-2015). 3....
Published: 23 May 2016
Ireland has considerable data resources in a number of fields which could be harnessed to advance medical treatments, enhance health service delivery and inform policy and planning across government and civic society. These include:
- Routinely collected health services data (e.g. see Catalogue of National Health...
Published: 26 November 2015
This report presents data on the specialised health and social service use and requirements of people with a physical, sensory and/or speech or language disability. The information is based on records registered on the National Physical and Sensory Disability Database (NPSDD). The NPSDD is a voluntary database which is...
Published: 22 September 2014
New report on disability service provision and future requirements Figures released today by the Health Research Board in the Annual Report of the National Physical and Sensory Disability Database (NPSDD) Committee 2013 show that demand for services remains high. The analysis in the report is based on...
Published: 22 September 2014
Personal assistance and support services
This bulletin focusses on the unmet needs of those who are recorded on the NPSDD as requiring personal assistance and support services. It also examines their levels of restriction in everyday living.
Published: 04 March 2014
This report was commissioned by the Health Research Board (HRB) which contracted Thomson Reuters (Evidence) to conduct a bibliometric analysis of HRB-supported publications between 2000 and 2012.
HRB-supported publications were matched to the Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge and supplemented...
Published: 18 December 2013
Origins and potential uses
This issue of the MAP bulletin describes how MAP originated, its purpose and implementation, its uses to date and an outline of how it could be expanded to other populations.
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