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Published: 07 November 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 2012 to 2018. In this seven-year period, 65,216 cases were treated for drug use as a main problem.
Published: 19 August 2019
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...
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...
Published: 04 July 2019
The 2018 report provides data presented nationally as well as:
* hospital type
* individual psychiatric units/hospitals
Published: 17 April 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 2011 to 2017. In this seven-year period, 63,303 cases were treated for drug use as a main problem.
Published: 10 September 2018
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,...
Published: 19 July 2018
The 2017 report provides data presented nationally and also by:
- hospital type
- individual psychiatric units and hospitals
Tables, CHO bulletins and infographic can also...
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: 24 July 2017
The National Bulletin contains a short national overview of the key statistics reported in the HRB report, Activities of Irish Psychiatric Units and Hospitals 2016. This includes information on admissions, discharges and deaths. Data is presented:
- By Community Healthcare Organisation (CHO)...
Published: 24 July 2017
This report presents data on all admissions to, discharges from, and deaths in, Irish psychiatric units and hospitals, as recorded on the National Psychiatric In-patient Reporting System (NPIRS) in 2016.
Data is presented: -
Publication (PDF, 321 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:
- Which interventions are effective for reducing the initiation,...
Published: 29 June 2017
- 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...
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: 16 June 2017
Drug-related intimidation is a pervasive and pressing issue negatively impacting the health and well-being of individuals, families, communities and the functioning of local agencies that serve them. The aim of this evidence review is to critically appraise the national and international evidence to identify best...
Published: 14 June 2017
The directory contains courses for people interested or working in areas related to drug and alcohol misuse. it has details of upcoming courses and those that have been completed but may be given again in the future.
The Directory does not assess or provide information about the quality or relevance of any...
Published: 31 December 2016
This is the final report of a scoping study commissioned by the HRB National Drugs Library. The objective of the study was to examine the peer-reviewed empirical literature on case management and substance use between 2003 and 2013, and to answer specific research questions based on the literature. These comprised questions...
Published: 20 December 2016
This report presents findings from the ninth national psychiatric census of patients in psychiatric units and hospitals, the latest in a series of censuses first carried out in 1963. The census is a count of all patients resident in psychiatric units and hospitals operating within the provisions of the Mental Health Act...
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: 20 July 2016
A short national overview of the key statistics reported in the HRB report, Activities in Irish Psychiatric Hospitals and Units. This includes information on admissions, discharges and deaths. Data is presented: -
- By CHO area
- By county
- By hospital type ...
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