Harney, Mary

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Dáil Eireann Debate
Vol. 712 No. 1

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Written Answers - Health Services

Was asked: the reason domiciliary care allowance has ceased in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo. More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Waiting Lists

Was asked: the position regarding the waiting time for an ophthalmology appointment; the further position regarding the waiting time at the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, incorporating the National Childr...More Button

The HSE is aware of the challenges currently being experienced by Tallaght Hospital in relation to paediatric ophthalmology services and will be working with the hospital with a view to putting an act...More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Services

Was asked: the position regarding the reduction in dermatology services at the Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin as a result of diminished resources in respect of which the hospital has stated that it has no ...More Button

Was asked: her plans to prevent the temporary closure of the adult and paediatric service in Tallaght hospital, Dublin 24; if her attention has been drawn to the fact that the hospital has been forced to close ...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 6 and 21 together. The HSE is aware of the challenges currently being experienced by Tallaght Hospital in relation to dermatology services and is actively in discussio...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Aids and Appliances

Was asked: if her attention has been drawn to the fact that a person (details supplied) in County Galway has been refused a supply of orthopaedic shoes and has also been refused the cost of having their ordinar...More Button

Written Answers - Vaccination Programme

Was asked: if her attention has been drawn to correspondence of 7 April 2010 (details supplied) regarding an incident in which a four year old child was accidentally administered a double dose of the H1N1 vacci...More Button

I have received the correspondence referred to. The case has been handled in line with the Patient Safety Protocol that I set in September 2008 for situations of this kind. The Protocol is managed b...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

Was asked: her plans to oblige medical card holders to register with a dental practitioner in view of recent restrictions to eligibility for dental care for medical card holders; and if she will make a statemen...More Button

Was asked: further to the recently announced curtailment of benefits available to medical card holders for dental treatment and in view of the increased number of medical card holders over 2008 levels, if she w...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 9 and 10 together. The Government’s decision to limit the funding available to the Dental Treatment Services Scheme (DTSS) was made in view of the current position of ...More Button

Written Answers - Health Services

Was asked: the reason home help service was reduced by 60% in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Louth; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: if she will investigate a situation whereby the Health Service Executive has refused approval to provide a lower partial denture under the dental area of the medical card scheme. More Button

I wish to advise the Deputy that due to industrial action affecting the Health Service Executive it is not possible for the Executive to supply the information requested. If this matter remains of co...More Button

Written Answers - Care of the Elderly

Was asked: if she will undertake a review of health services for persons who experience dementia or Alzheimer’s diseases; if her attention has been drawn to the particular gap in services for persons who experi...More Button

Written Answers - Health Services

Was asked: the capital budget awarded to the Health Service Executive for each of the past five years; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The capital budget for the Health Service Executive for each of the past five years was as follows: The 2010 capital provision is €443.792m.More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Waiting Lists

Was asked: the number of patients waiting more than four weeks for a colonoscopy as at the end of April 2010; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The matter raised by the Deputy is an operational one and would in the normal course of events be referred to the HSE for direct reply. However, owing to industrial action, the matter cannot be referr...More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff

Was asked: the specific grades exempt from the moratorium on recruitment during 2009; the specific grades exempt from the moratorium on recruitment during 2010; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: the period during which the moratorium on recruitment will apply; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: the number of staff the health service will be reduced by as part of the moratorium on recruitment; the timeframe for same; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 16 to 18, inclusive, together. The Government has made clear that a critical part of its strategy to restore the public finances is to achieve sustainability in the co...More Button

Written Answers - Health Services

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive an appointment with an occupational therapist; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Mayo will receive an appointment with a speech and language therapist; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

Was asked: the proportion of the population that have a medical card and a doctor-only medical card; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

On 1st May 2010, 36.74% of the national population had free access to GP services through a medical card (34.39% / 1,533,511 medical card holders) or GP visit card (2.35% / 104,630 GP visit card holde...More Button

Was asked: the cost to the State of the medical card scheme; the proportion of this that relates to visiting general practitioners; and if she will make a statement on the matter. More Button

The Primary Care Reimbursement Service’s (PCRS) Statistical Analysis of Claims and Payments 2008 shows that General Medical Services (GMS) Scheme expenditure for 2008 amounted to €2.091 billion, €463 ...More Button


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