Professional Management and Support

Field Content
Division: National Human Resource and Workforce Planning
Unit: Professional Management and Support
Head: Simonetta Ryan
  • Monitoring pay and numbers
  • Health Service Modernisation Programme - HR/IR
  • Statutory/Voluntary Regulation (Health and Social Care Professionals/Complementary and Alternative Practitioners)
  • Pensions policy
  • Workforce planning for Health and Social Care Professionals
  • Education and Training
  • Recognition of Professional Qualifications
  • Terms and Conditions of Employment
Primary Legislation:
  • Health and Social Care Professionals Act 2005
Bodies under aegis of DoHC: Health and Social Care Professionals Council
National Social Work Qualifications Board
Key Publications:
  • Current and Future Supply and Demand Conditions in the Labour Market for Certain Professional Therapists
  • Final Report of the Review Group on Health Service Care Staff
  • Report of the Expert Group on Medical Laboratory Technician / Technologist Grades
  • Report of the Expert Group on Radiography Grades
  • Report of the Expert Working Group on Radiation Oncology Services
  • Report of the National Working Group on the Regulation of Complementary Therapists
Working Groups:
  • Joint DoHC/HSE Working Group on Workforce Planning in the Health Service
Record Classes: N/A
Information Routinely Published: Consolidated Pay Scales
Significant Systems:
  • N/A
Personal Information Holdings: Information on persons seeking to have their professional qualifications recognised
Purpose: In order to make decisions on their eligibility to practice in the Irish public health system
Disclosees: Relevant professional body advising on equivalence of qualifications
Notes: including info an admin access practice, Ebriefs etc.: N/A