Health and Quality of Life
Research in this area focuses on policy issues critical to improving population health outcomes and promoting quality of life for people in Ireland. Key issues include appropriate financing models to deliver high-quality health care and identifying the causes of persistent inequalities in healthcare outcomes across socioeconomic groups.
A statutory scheme for the financing and regulation of home support services is a key Sláintecare reform proposal. An Economic and Social Research Institute report entitled “Demand for the Statutory Home Support Scheme” is the first of three research projects funded by the Department of Health to inform the development of a home support scheme.
Download publications related to health and healthcare in Ireland.
Research has examined the incidence of work-related injuries and illnesses, including stress, across a number of sectors in Ireland.
Download a number of publications related to sport, including participation levels, health benefits and player welfare.