The Portal to Ireland's Official Statistics
Community Health and Welfare Services
Department of Health
Number of persons (including dependants) covered by medical cards classified by county, persons covered and claimants under the drugs payment and long-term illness schemes, prescription forms and items, immunisation uptake, classified by health board/regional authority. Also statistics on food establishment inspections, infringements and enforcement actions, as well as details on recipients of welfare allowances.
Links to web pages that lead to the statistics:
General Medical Services (Payments) Board, National Disease Surveillance Centre, Department of Health and Children, Food Safety Authority of Ireland,.
Person eligible for health services; all food establishments.
Every 3 years
Calendar year and 31 December
1994, with some statistics from 1986
Varies from 12 to 24 months after the reference period
People and Society - Health
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