The Dublin Dental Hospital Board is established by Statutory Instrument (S.I.129 of 1963) under the Health (Corporate Bodies) Act 1961 and is governed by a board appointed by the Minister for Health.
The Minister for Health appointed the Board in June 2015. Appointments are for a 4 year period to mid June 2019.
The Dublin Dental Hospital Board operates in accordance with the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies and complies with the relevant provisions contained therein.
The Dublin Dental Hospital Board is the employing authority for all staff including the clinical academic staff who also hold full academic appointments with the University of Dublin, Trinity College, which bears academic responsibility for the standards of education and research.