Publications

129 Publications

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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.

    Part two, containing the full audited accounts, will be published following approval of same by the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General,...

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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

    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: 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: 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: 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: 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...

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Published: 05 September 2018

    Drugnet Ireland 66

    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: 02 August 2018

    Implementation frameworks for use by health workforce planners. An evidence review

    Health workforce planning (HWF) is a challenging process that requires input from all involved in healthcare; a HWF planning framework helps governments and planners develop and implement strategies to achieve an effective and sustainable health workforce. 

    This report presents the findings of a review of...

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  • Published: 01 June 2018

    Drugnet Ireland 65

    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, 3 MB)

  • Published: 14 February 2018

    Drugnet Ireland 64

    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, 911 KB)

  • Published: 28 November 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 63

    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: 30 August 2017

    Drugnet Ireland 62

    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, 684 KB)

  • Published: 16 July 2017

    The effectiveness of interventions related to the use of illicit drugs: prevention, harm reduction, treatment and recovery. A ‘review of reviews’

    This review examines the evidence on the effectiveness of interventions in the areas of harm reduction, prevention, treatment and long-term recovery related to illicit drug misuse and dependence. The primary research questions for this review were:

  • Published: 29 June 2017

    Health Research Board Annual Report 2016

    Contents

    • Chairman and Chief Executive Overview
    • Snapshot of HRB activities during 2016
    • Key deliverables in line with HRB strategy 2016 - 2020
    • Corporate Governance
    • Extract from the Financial Statements
    • Appendix A – List of HRB publications in...

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