Public consultations enable the HPRA to identify the needs and expectations of stakeholders so that we may incorporate their views into the way our services are planned and delivered.

Current Consultations

Public consultation on Medical Devices Distributor Guidance

Start date of consultation: 4 April 2017

Closing date of consultation: 19 May 2017

The HPRA wishes to seek comments on a draft Guide to Distribution of Medical Devices, including in-vitro diagnostic Medical Devices.

This consultation is availble below and replies are welcome from all stakeholders.

Draft Guide to Distribution of Medical Devices, including in vitro diagnostic Medical Devices

Please send any comments or questions on these proposals by e-mail to or by post to:.
Health Products Distribution
Compliance Department
Health Products Regulatory Authority
Kevin O’Malley House
Earlsfort Centre
Earlsfort Terrace
Dublin 2

A response document will be published providing a general overview of the comments received and the changes made to the proposals as a result.

This consultation complies with government policy on public consultation, as described in the document ‘Reaching out: Guidelines on Consultation for Public Sector Bodies’.

Outcomes from previous Consultations process

Public Consultation on proposed Human and Veterinary Medicines, Medical Devices, and Compliance Fees for 2017 - Outcome of the Process 

For further information and a list of previous consultations please see previous consultations page.