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Useful Organisations and Agency

Useful websites listed below are a range of agencies and organisations providing information, services and support in the broad area of health and more specifically in mental health.

Health and Social Care Regulatory Forum Members

Health & Social Care Regulatory Forum

An Bord Altranaiswww.nursingboard.ie
Dental Councilwww.dentalcouncil.ie
Food Safety Authority Irelandwww.fsai.ie
Health and Safety Authoritywww.hsa.ie
Health and Social Care Professionals Councilwww.hscpc.ie
Health Information and Quality Authoritywww.hiqa.ie
Irish Medicines Boardwww.imb.ie
Medical Councilwww.medicalcouncil.ie
Mental Health Commissionwww.mhcirl.ie
National Social Work Qualifications Boardwww.nswqb.ie
Opticians Boardwww.opticiansboard.ie
Pharmaceutical Society of Irelandwww.pharmaceuticalsociety.ie
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Councilwww.phecit.ie
Radiological Protection Institutewww.rpii.ie
Veterinary Councilwww.vci.ie

GOVERNMENT ORGANISATIONS

Government of Irelandwww.gov.ie
Department of Healthwww.doh.ie
Public Service Informationwww.citizensinformation.ie

STATE BODIES

National Disability Authoritywww.nda.ie

INDEPENDENT & STATE RESEARCH BODIES/ORGANISATIONS

Health Research Boardwww.hrb.ie
Irish Council for Bioethicswww.bioethics.ie
National Institute for Health Scienceswww.nihs.ie
Irish Social Science Data Archivewww.ucd.ie/issda
Irish Research Council for the Humanities & Social Scienceswww.irchss.ie
The Economic and Social Research Institutewww.esri.ie
HSE Libraries Onlinewww.hselibrary.ie

HEALTH SERVICE EXECUTIVE

Health Service Executivewww.hse.ie
The Health Service Reform Programmewww.healthreform.ie

IRISH MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

The College of Psychiatry of Irelandwww.irishpsychiatry.ie
The Psychological Society of Irelandwww.psihq.ie
Irish Association of Social Workerswww.iasw.ie
Association of Occupational Therapists of Irelandwww.aoti.ie
Psychiatric Nurses Association of Irelandwww.pna.ie
Irish Nurses Organisationwww.ino.ie
Irish College of General Practitionerswww.icgp.ie
An Bord Altranaiswww.nursingboard.ie
The National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwiferywww.ncnm.ie

IRISH MENTAL HEALTH VOLUNTARY & ADVOCACY ORGANISATIONS

National Service Users Executivewww.nsue.ie
Mental Health Irelandwww.mentalhealthireland.ie
Awarewww.aware.ie
Shinewww.shineonline.ie
The Alzheimer Society of Irelandwww.alzheimer.ie
Irish Advocacy Networkwww.irishadvocacynetwork.com
GROWwww.grow.ie
The Irish Association of Suicidologywww.ias.ie
National Federation of Voluntary Bodieswww.fedvol.ie
Bodywhyswww.bodywhys.ie
Age & Opportunitywww.olderinireland.ie

USEFUL IRISH SITES

Family Support for Psychosis Onlinewww.mentalhealth-support.ie
Healthcomplaints.iehttp://www.healthcomplaints.ie
Irish Mental Health & Recovery Education Consortiumhttp://www.imhrec.ie
See Change - The National Mental Health Stigma Reduction Partnershiphttp://www.seechange.ie

USEFUL UK SITES

Department of Health UKwww.dh.gov.uk
Medical Research Councilwww.mrc.ac.uk
NHS National Library for Healthwww.library.nhs.uk
The Royal College of Psychiatristswww.rcpsych.ac.uk
Sainsbury Centre for Mental Healthwww.scmh.org.uk
Social Care Onlinewww.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk
SANEwww.sane.org.uk
Mental Health Alliancewww.mentalhealthalliance.org.uk
Mental Health Foundationwww.mentalhealth.org.uk

USEFUL INTERNATIONAL SITES

Council of Europewww.coe.int
HOPEwww.hope.be
United Nations - Human Rightswww.un.org/rights/
Amnesty International - Irish Branchwww.amnesty.ie
World Health Organizationwww.who.int
The Cochrane Collaborationwww.cochrane.org