Section 38 Documentation

Section 38 documentation relates to the Agencies provided with funding under Section 38 of the Health Act, 2004. This is limited to 23 non-acute agencies and 16 voluntary acute hospitals currently within the HSE Employment Control Framework.

 

   

Section 38 Service Arrangement Part 1 (Revised Oct 2022)

This document is part 1 of a 2 part legal contract for Agencies funded under Section 38, this is standard for all arrangements.

Section 38 Acute Services Schedules (Revised Nov 2021)

This document is part 2 of a 2 part legal contract for Acute Services funded under Section 38, this provides a standard template for 10 schedules which will detail the individual specification of each arrangement.

Non-Acute-Community Generic Section 38 Schedules (Revised Oct  2022)

This document is part 2 of a 2 part legal contract for Non-Acute/Community Agencies funded under Section 38, this provides a standard template for 10 schedules which will detail the individual specification of each arrangement.

Specific Care Group Schedules are available.  Click on the Care Group link below to download.

Section 38 Annual Compliance Statement 2020 and

Principal Updates document - S38 ACS 2020 V 2019

This Annual Compliance Statement (ACS) document is required to be submitted to the HSE Compliance Unit by Section 38 agencies on an annual basis and relates to compliance with corporate governance requirements for the prior year 

Each year the ACS document is reviewed, and revised as appropriate. Thereafter, the updated document is circulated to the Section 38 agencies

Comparator Document for revised 2023 Non-Acute Services Schedules – Section 38

 

Comparator Document for revised 2023 Acute Services Schedules – Section 38

 

Supporting Information

Application and Negotiation Process

Explanatory Guides to Documentation

Standard Templates/Forms

National Service Plan Performance Indicators

Policies, Procedures, Guidelines and Legislation Documents