Public Health

Public Health, Health Service Executive, Republic of Ireland

About usAn overview of who we are and what we do.

Legislation: An overview of the Medical Officer of Health legislation and how we protect and manage personal data.

Contact usContact details for Public Health in each of the HSE Health Regions.

Protecting Health

Improving health

Gathering the evidence on how the health of the public can be improved, and working towards making better health available to all.

Health service improvement

Evaluating and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of healthcare and implementing service development.


Finding what we can do to keep healthy, and what is most likely to help us get back to health when we are ill.


Departments of Public Health publications on Lenus (The Irish Health Repository) - this collection continues to be updated.