Martin, Micheál

Wednesday, 9 May 2001

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 535 No. 5

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Private Members' Business. - Cancer Services: Motion (Resumed).

The Deputy should get off the stage.More Button

Adjournment Debate. - Hospital Services.

I appreciate the opportunity to discuss the issue of maternity services in St. Joseph's Hospital, Clonmel, and the overall development of the hospital. The Deputy's suggestion about possible changes i...More Button

The Deputy may have been keeping one eye on the next 12 months. He is learning fast to—More Button

—create a fear, have it dismissed and then claim he was responsible for having the fear dismissed. The issue of maternity services is a matter for the South-Eastern Health Board in the first instance....More Button

Written Answers - Orthodontic Service.

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Kildare will receive orthodontic treatment; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

As the provision of orthodontic services to eligible persons in County Kildare is the statutory responsibility of the Eastern Regional Health Authority, I have asked the chief executive officer of tha...More Button

Written Answers - Cancer Screening Programme.

Was asked: the waiting times for women between the taking of cervical smear tests and being informed of the results of those tests; and if he will distinguish between the waiting times in the different health bo...More Button

The information sought by the Deputy in respect of all health boards is not readily available to the Department. I have written to the chief executive officers of the health boards seeking details of ...More Button

Was asked: the waiting time for women who have been deemed in need of cancer treatment resulting from the current breast screening programme.More Button

BreastCheck, the national breast screening programme, was launched in October 2000. Phase 1 of the programme has commenced in the Eastern Regional Health Authority, Midland Health Board and North-East...More Button

Written Answers - Pharmacy Regulations.

Was asked: the reason he has not approved the application for a community pharmacy for Knock, County Mayo.More Button

I am considering a formal appeal in this case. Given the need for due process it is necessary to give detailed and careful consideration to all issues involved in such cases. However, I hope to be in ...More Button

Written Answers - Nursing Home Subventions.

Was asked: when nursing home subvention arrears will be paid to a person (details supplied) in County Limerick.More Button

Was asked: the positing regarding repayment of outstanding arrears due to persons under the nursing home subvention scheme, arising from the ombudsman's report; if forms are now available for applications for re...More Button

Written Answers - Services for People with Disabilities.

Was asked: if a person (details supplied) in Dublin 10 will be paid disabled person's maintenance allowance and disability payments.More Button

The assessment of entitlement and payment of allowances which come under the aegis of the Department of Health and Children is a matter for the relevant health board or authority. Therefore, I have re...More Button

Written Answers - Orthodontic Service.

Was asked: the plans he has for the provision of a new orthodontic unit for County Kerry to facilitate the waiting list for the service in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

The provision of orthodontic services in County Kerry is the responsibility of the Southern Health Board in the first instance. Following recommendations in the Moran Report – Review of Orthodontic Se...More Button

Was asked: when orthodontic treatment will commence for a person (details supplied) in Dublin 9; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

As the provision of orthodontic services to eligible persons in Dublin 9 is the statutory responsibility of the Eastern Regional Health Authority, I have asked the chief executive officer of that auth...More Button

Written Answers - Strategy on Homelessness.

Was asked: if the homeless integrated strategy is now in place in each health board; if so, the sums contributed by each board towards its implementation; if he is satisfied that procedures are in place for appl...More Button

The report of the cross-departmental team on homelessness, Homelessness – An Integrated Strategy, was published in May 2000 and is currently being implemented by my Department, the Department of the E...More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Accommodation.

Was asked: the number of acute beds in a district hospital (details supplied) in County Mayo available for the years 1997,1998, 1999, 2000 and 2001; and the long-term plans for the acute beds in this district ho...More Button

The information sought by the Deputy is not available in my Department. I have asked the chief executive officer of the Western Health Board to investigate the matter and forward a reply direct to the...More Button

Written Answers - Water Flouridation.

Was asked: when he will be in a position to publish the final report of the Forum on Water Fluoridation; the members of the forum; the number of times they have met; and if he will make a statement on the matter...More Button

The forum on fluoridation will make its recommendations to me towards the end of this year. It had its first meeting in September 2000 and has met on a monthly basis since, with the exception of March...More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Capital Projects.

Was asked: if he will list each of the capital projects planned for the health services over the next five years; the original estimated cost in each case; the revised estimated cost in each case; and the conseq...More Button

Health boards have primary responsibility for the prioritisation and delivery of capital projects within their areas under the funding indicated to them for each year of the National Development Plan,...More Button


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