Publications

164 Publications

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  • 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...

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  • 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)

  • Published: 17 December 2019

    Outputs, outcomes and emerging impacts

    Outputs, outcomes and emerging impacts: Results from HRB awards completed in 2016/2017

    This report presents a snapshot of, and provides trend analysis over 10 years for, the outputs, outcomes and some emerging impacts from 187 HRB awards (combined value of €47.2 million) that completed in 2016 and...

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  • Published: 19 November 2019

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2012 to 2018

    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 2012 to 2018.  In this seven-year period, 54,263 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem drug. 

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  • Published: 07 November 2019

    Drug treatment in Ireland 2012 to 2018

    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 2012 to 2018.  In this seven-year period, 65,216 cases were treated for drug use as a main problem.

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  • Published: 30 September 2019

    Drugnet Ireland 70

    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: 21 August 2019

    Out-of-hours specialist and generalist palliative care service provision. An evidence review

    Inadequate community supports and deficiencies in access to services outside of regular office hours have been linked to poor outcomes for patients with life-limiting illness. Policy-makers, researchers, providers, patients, and carers in Ireland have all identified out-of-hours care as a key deficit in current service...

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  • Published: 19 August 2019

    Health Research Board Annual Report 2018

    Contents include: Chairperson and Chief Executive's report; Snapshot of HRB activities during 2018; Key deliverables in line with HRB strategy 2016 - 2020; and Appendices.

    The Corporate Governance and Financial Statements were published in a Part 2 on 14 January 2020 following approval of the financial statements by...

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  • Published: 15 August 2019

    Regional health organisations. An evidence review

    Regional health organisations have been implemented in health systems throughout the world as a means of ensuring that health services meet local needs. The aim of this evidence review was to investigate the impact of introducing a regionalised healthcare system and to determine the key barriers to and facilitators of the...

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  • Published: 01 August 2019

    Vaccine injury redress programmes. An evidence review

    The aim of this review of vaccine injury redress programmes in 11 jurisdictions was to investigate the association between design features of the programmes and operating costs, timely access to compensation, number of applicants, and the volume and costs of awards. The databases MEDLINE, CINAHL, Scopus, Web of Science,...

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  • Published: 01 August 2019

    Treatment services for people with co-occurring substance use and mental health problems. A rapid realist synthesis

    The scope of this rapid realist review was developed through a high-level review of relevant literature and early engagement of knowledge users in Ireland. The Health Research Board (HRB) proposed three research questions to guide the rapid realist review. Keeping in line with the realist approach, the research team carried...

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  • Published: 06 June 2019

    Drugnet Ireland 69

    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: 17 April 2019

    Drug treatment in Ireland 2011 to 2017

    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 2011 to 2017.  In this seven-year period, 63,303 cases were treated for drug use as a main problem.

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  • Published: 11 April 2019

    Healthy workplace tools in five countries. An evidence review

    This information review, undertaken on behalf of the Department of Health, informs the National Healthy Workplace Framework and implementation plan and will contribute to the business case for healthy workplace programmes. Five anglophone countries (Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Scotland and the USA)  were included...

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  • Published: 20 March 2019

    Alcohol treatment in Ireland 2011 to 2017

    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 2011 to 2017.  In this seven-year period 55,675 cases were treated for alcohol as a main problem drug. The number of cases treated has fallen slightly...

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  • Published: 12 March 2019

    Drugnet Ireland 68

    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, 388 KB)

  • Published: 14 November 2018

    Drugnet Ireland 67

    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, 765 KB)

  • Published: 15 October 2018

    Quality of life outcomes and costs associated with moving from congregated settings to community living arrangements for people with intellectual disability. An evidence review

    The purpose of this review is to systematically evaluate the evidence on quality of life outcomes and costs associated with a move from a congregated setting to a community living arrangement for people with intellectual disability. The right to live independently in a place of one’s own choosing is a core value of the...

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  • Published: 15 October 2018

    Integrated interventions to reduce pressure on acute hospitals. An evidence review

    This HRB evidence review identifies 13 integrated interventions between the hospital and the community  that were tested to see if they reduce pressure on acute hospitals among adults. In this review, a reduction in pressure on acute hospitals was measured by a reduction in adult: admissions to hospital; readmissions...

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  • Published: 10 September 2018

    Health Research Board Annual Report 2017

    Contents include Interim Chief Executive's report; Snapshot of HRB activities during 2017; Key deliverables in line with HRB strategy 2016 - 2020; and Appendices. Part two, contains the full audited accounts, and was published on 20 May 2019 following approval of same by the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General,...

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