Yates, Ivan

Tuesday, 6 December 1988

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 385 No. 2

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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - South County Tipperary Hospital Services.

asked the Minister for Health if he will outline his response to the decision of the South Eastern Health Board earlier this year to rationalise hospital facilities in south County Tipperary and to re...More Button

Will the Minister for Health confirm that through the local Deputies in south Tipperary he has told the local communities there that the two hospitals will remain open as long as he is Minister and, i...More Button

Is the Minister aware that since the health board took this decision they spent £150,000 on a development at Clonmel? When does the Minister expect to be in a position to make a decision on the matte...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Europe Against Cancer Year.

asked the Minister for Health the proposals he has for 1989 in relation to European Cancer Year.More Button

I would like to ask the Minister what is the budget outlined for this programme that he has announced today. In view of 1989 being European Cancer Year, will he make special efforts to ensure that ad...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Public Hospital Services.

Can the Minister——More Button

This question relates to the future of Temple Street Children's Hospital. Now that the Minister has received the report of his officials who are investigating Temple Street Children's Hospital, can h...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Hospital Waiting Lists.

asked the Minister for Health the total number of patients on waiting lists for in-patient and out-patient services in the country; the way in which these figures compare with two years ago; and if he...More Button

I understand what you have said, a Cheann Comhairle. Would the Minister not agree that the problem of waiting lists is the most serious hardship suffered by patients, that there is a three-year waiti...More Button

Because of the backlog in a number of cases would the Minister consider issuing in 1989 contract allocations to specific hospitals to clear certain waiting lists? As the Minister knows, contract allo...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Health Insurance.

asked the Minister for Health if he has refused foreign health insurance organisations access to the Irish market; if the Government will be seeking a derogation from the concept of open competition i...More Button

Does the Minister favour VHI monopoly in relation to health insurance in this country in the years ahead and will he confirm that recent applications made by PPP in this regard were refused by his Dep...More Button

Can I ask a final supplementary?More Button

I share the Minister's view that those under 50 years of age should not be given cheaper insurance so that the VHI would be left with the lame ducks in terms of people who are more likely to claim. T...More Button

Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Geriatric Care Charges.

asked the Minister for Health if he will clarify the variation in charges for geriatric care in different hospitals throughout the country and specifically in relation to the £50 weekly voluntary char...More Button

Does the Minister not consider it grossly unfair that, depending on the part of the country in which the old age pensioner looks for care, there will be a different level of charges? It is essentiall...More Button

Written Answers. - Temple Street (Dublin) Hospital.

asked the Minister for Health if he has received the report he commissioned in relation to the future of Temple Street Children's Hospital, Dublin 1; and the decision which he now proposes to take on ...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant Payments.

asked the Minister for Agriculture and Food if a person (details supplied) in County Wexford who is an applicant for a sheep subsidy will be approved in view of the fact that the lack of inspection wa...More Button

Written Answers. - Social Welfare Benefits.

asked the Minister for Social Welfare if a person (details supplied) in County Wexford who is currently in receipt of disability benefit will be considered for an invalidity pension; and if he will ex...More Button

Written Answers. - Grant and Mortgage Subsidy Payments.

asked the Minister for the Environment when the final payment of a house improvement grant will be made to a person (details supplied) in County Wexford; and if he will expedite the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - MMR Vaccine Supplies.

asked the Minister for Health if he has satisfied himself that there are adequate supplies of the MMR vaccine available in all health board areas at present.More Button

Written Answers. - Medical Referrals.

asked the Minister for Health if he has any proposals to introduce some level of control in terms of general practitioners' referrals and consultants into catchment areas.More Button

Written Answers. - Access to Hospital Diagnostic Services.

asked the Minister for Health if he has any proposals to improve general practitioners' access to diagnostics in hospitals.More Button

Written Answers. - Revised General Medical Service Contract.

asked the Minister for Health further to the recent ballot of the Irish Medical Organisation in relation to the review of the General Medical Service contract, when the revised contract will be offer...More Button

Written Answers. - Non-Medical Supplies Purchase.

asked the Minister for Health if all purchasing in the health sector of non-medical supplies has reference information to general purchasing terms; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Dental Services Plan.

asked the Minister for Health if he has any proposals to reintroduce the 1979 ad hoc scheme of dental care.More Button

Written Answers. - Preventive Medicine.

asked the Minister for Health if he has any proposals to introduce systematic screening for certain illness in terms of preventive medicine; and if so, if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Written Answers. - Funding of Tertiary Health Services.

asked the Minister for Health, within the allocations to hospitals by his Department, if he will earmark specific amounts for national tertiary services in order to ensure that a proper level of care ...More Button

Written Answers. - Medical Card Eligibility.

asked the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in processing an application for a medical card for a person (details supplied) in County Wexford in view of the fact that the person's sole inc...More Button

Written Answers. - County Wexford School Repairs.

asked the Minister for Education when repairs which are urgently required will be carried out in a primary school (details supplied) in County Wexford.More Button

Written Answers. - National Lottery Funds Application.

asked the Minister for Education if a GAA club (details supplied) in County Wexford will be awarded funding from the national lottery; if it is eligible for such funding; and if she will make a statem...More Button


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