Harney, Mary

Wednesday, 25 March 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 678 No. 3

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Oireachtas Reform: Motion (Resumed).

Amendment put.
Yes IndicatorVoted Yes More Button

Written Answers - Health Services.

Was asked: if the programme of school medical examinations is up to date in all respects; if children diagnosed have received adequate follow-up treatment; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.More Button

Was asked: the extent to which it is intended to continue to provide financial support and assistance to ensure the continuation of the operation of the full range of facilities at a service (details supplied) ...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards.

Was asked: if payments are made to general practitioners in respect of their patients who are medical card holders when the patient is admitted to long-term nursing home care; if so, the amount paid in each of ...More Button

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has the operational and funding responsibility for the General Medical Services (GMS) Scheme. Medical card holders are entitled to retain their medical card when the...More Button

Was asked: if, regarding the over 70 years medical card, she will respond to reports that only a small proportion of persons believed to be over the new income threshold surrendered their medical cards; if pens...More Button

Under the Health Act 2008, automatic entitlement to a medical card for persons aged 70 and over ended on 31st December 2008. With effect from 1st January 2009 the income thresholds for entitlement to ...More Button

Written Answers - Health Services.

Was asked: the reason more than 2,000 children attending schools (details supplied) in County Cavan have no dental screening service or adequate dental surgery facilities which service is available in schools i...More Button

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff.

Was asked: her views on a newspaper article (details supplied); her plans to address this situation; if she has communicated with the Medical Council on this matter; and if she will make a statement on the matt...More Button

Under the Medical Practitioners Act 2007, disciplinary matters affecting registered medical practitioners are entirely a matter for consideration by the Medical Council and I have no role or function ...More Button

Written Answers - Nursing Home Subventions.

Was asked: when she expects the fair deal as outlined in the Nursing Homes Support Scheme Bill 2008 to come into operation for people on the ground; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff.

Was asked: the Health Information and Quality Authority staffing structure and pay rates for persons due to be involved in the inspection and registration of nursing homes; the locations at which the HIQA inspe...More Button

The process of the registration and inspection of nursing homes by the Health Information and Quality Authority will commence from July 1st, 2009. This will, for the first time, introduce an independ...More Button

Written Answers - Dormant Accounts Fund.

Was asked: the financial assistance she will provide to an organisation (details supplied) in County Waterford; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Accommodation.

Was asked: when it is proposed to submit the application for planning permission for the new 50-bed unit at St. Patrick’s Hospital, Waterford; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Health Services.

Was asked: the reason a child (details supplied) in County Dublin who has been assessed by the Health Service Executive orthodontic services as requiring treatment in a 5A category in December 2008 and was init...More Button

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.More Button

Was asked: the amount spent annually by the health promotion unit in her Department and the Health Service Executive on underage drinking awareness; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Accommodation.

Was asked: the extent to which all ward and bed space or other units at Peamount Hospital, Newtown, County Dublin are occupied; the nature of the occupancy; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Services.

Was asked: her plans for the reconfiguration of hospital services in a hospital (details supplied) in County Tipperary taking into consideration the lack of funding for the project; if the extra paramedics, amb...More Button

The HSE reconfiguration plans for the HSE Mid West region are informed by the recently published Teamwork Report. The Report highlighted the need for changes to be made in the provision and organisat...More Button

Was asked: the reason a CT scanner in a hospital (details supplied) in County Tipperary is not operating; when she plans to have the machine operating; the length of time the scanner has been lying idle; the co...More Button

As this is a service matter, it has been referred to the HSE for direct reply.More Button


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