O'Sullivan, Jan

Tuesday, 8 December 2009

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 697 No. 2

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Priority Questions -

Asked the minister: her views on the reported advertising of a private clinic offering oncology services in Sligo while the public cancer services in Sligo are being moved to Galway due to the size of the population in ...More Button

Does the Minister think it is ironic, inadequate and possibly dangerous for private patients that private facilities are not regulated? Does the Minister know how many private facilities in Ireland p...More Button

Does the Minister for Health and Children have an obligation to ensure that facilities which do not comply with the basic minimum standards are not available to the public? This is specifically with ...More Button

It is already happening at other facilities.More Button

Other Questions - Health Service Staff.

On 1 January next, the HSE will have existed for five years. Everyone acknowledges that its layers of administration are top heavy. Will some posts be taken out at that level? When Professor Drumm ...More Button

It could have been achieved if the Government had reached an agreement last week.More Button

Does the Minister agree it is very disappointing that the talks broke down, particularly in respect of the health service because of the likelihood of achieving agreement on redeployment, flexibility ...More Button

There is small chance of that happening.More Button

The Minister will find it very hard to do that. More Button

Other Questions - Child Abuse.

Asked the minister: the recommendations she will propose in order to protect the rights of children; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Has the Minister of State an idea when he might be ready to propose a referendum in regard to the rights of the child? The Murphy report contained a suggestion that the HSE may not have strong enough...More Button

I am anxious to get more information on the social work issue. Will the Minister explain how many extra social workers have been appointed this year? At what stage does he expect to have appointed ...More Button

Other Questions - Laboratory Services.

I understand the issue of the cold labs and the farming out of the work, possibly abroad, although I share Deputy Reilly’s concern about the loss of jobs. One of the problems when Quest Diagnostics g...More Button

Order of Business.

Question put: “That the figures proposed to be deleted stand.”
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Question put: “That the proposal for the late sitting be agreed to.”
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Question put: “That the figures proposed to be deleted stand.”
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Question put: “That the proposal for dealing with No. 13 be agreed to.”
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Written Answers - General Medical Services Scheme.

Asked the minister: the discussions she has had and the progress that has been made in reducing the cost of drugs and increasing the use of generic products being prescribed; her plans to introduce reference pricing for...More Button

Written Answers - Nursing Homes Support Scheme.

Asked the minister: if it is the case that persons who apply for the fair deal scheme who are not in a nursing home will only qualify from the date of the decision rather than the date of application; the assistance tha...More Button


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