Submissions sought on legislation to establish the Health Information and Quality Authority incorporating the Office of the Chief Inspector of Social Services

The Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children, Mary Harney T.D. is seeking the views of the public and key stakeholders on legislative proposals to establish the Health Information and Quality Authority incorporating the Office of the Chief Inspector of Social Services on a statutory basis.

A Background Paper outlining the proposals and the draft General Scheme and Heads of the Bill are available at http://www.dohc.ie/healthbill2006

Submissions should be made in writing by Friday 26th May.

All submissions received will be subject to the Freedom of Information Act 1997, as amended.

Submissions should be made in writing to:

Legislation Unit
Department of Health and Children
Hawkins House
Dublin 2

or by e-mail to healthbill2006@health.gov.ie