Irish regulators and other bodies
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) carries out its functions in conjunction with a number of other bodies, including other regulators. Those bodies and regulators include:
The dental profession in Ireland is regulated by the Dental Council of Ireland.
Department of Health
The Department of Health is the government department overseeing the health service in Ireland.
Health and Social Care Professionals Council (CORU)
CORU is Ireland’s multi-profession health regulator.
Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA)
HIQA is the independent authority established to drive continuous improvement in Ireland’s health and social care services.
Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)
Formerly the Irish Medicines Board (IMB), HPRA regulates medicines, medical devices and other health products.
Health Service Executive (HSE)
The HSE provides all of Ireland’s public health services.
The Medical Council regulates medical doctors in Ireland.
Mental Health Commission
The Mental Health Commission promotes high standards and good practices in the delivery of mental health services and protects the interests of patients who are involuntarily admitted.
Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland
The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland regulates pharmacists and pharmacies in Ireland.
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)
(PHECC) set the standards for education and training for pre-hospital emergency care in Ireland.