Publications

178 Publications

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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: 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: 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...

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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...

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  • 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...

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