Reilly, Dr James

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 730 No. 4

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Energy Resources: Motion (Resumed)

Amendment put.
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Question put: “That the motion, as amended, be agreed to.”
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Written Answers - Substance Abuse

Was asked: his views on the levels of alcohol abuse and misuse here; his further views that reported levels of alcohol consumption ought to be arrested from a public health, social and economic perspective; the...More Button

Was asked: his views on whether widespread sponsorship of major sporting events by alcohol companies is having an impact on levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol abuse here; if he will review the situation ...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 153 and 157 together. The level of alcohol consumption in the population coupled with the predominant pattern of “binge drinking” is a matter of significant concern. T...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Surveys

Was asked: if the SLAN survey will be going ahead in 2011. More Button

My Department is currently considering how up-to-date National Health and Lifestyle Survey (SLAN) data on the adult population might be gathered taking account of the reduced resources available for s...More Button

Written Answers - Public Sector Pay

Was asked: his plans to reverse the December 2010 decision to phase out payments to student nurses doing fourth year placements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

Was asked: if he will address the serious situation faced by pre-registration nurses and midwives contracted and staffed to hospitals who are seeing 80% of their pay being phased out and their pay to be abolish...More Button

I propose to take Questions Nos. 155 and 166 together. I recently approved a review of the rationale for the total abolition of payments to student nurses during their 4th year pre-registration roster...More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff

Was asked: the situation regarding the number of vacancies currently available in the Health Service Executive for speech and language therapists; and the extent to which there will be employment possibilities ...More Button

The Employment Control Framework for the Health Sector 2011-2014 provides exemptions for a number of specific grades from the general moratorium on recruitment and promotion. It provides that vacant S...More Button

Written Answers - Long-Term Illness Scheme

Was asked: if he will consider adding Crohn’s disease to the long-term illness scheme in view of the fact that persons living with Crohn’s disease have to attend their general practitioners on a regular basis a...More Button

Under the 1970 Health Act, the Health Service Executive may arrange for the supply, without charge, of medicines and medical and surgical appliances to people with specified conditions, for the treatm...More Button

Written Answers - Voluntary Sector Funding

Was asked: if he will provide funding to an organisation (details supplied) in County Wicklow to help fund the volunteer to drive scheme which it has recently set up to bring patients from its area to St. Luke’...More Button

Under the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP), cancer surgery and diagnosis are undergoing a process of consolidation into eight centres (and one satellite centre) while radiation oncology servic...More Button

Written Answers - Health Services

Was asked: when a person (details supplied) in County Kerry will receive treatment. More Button

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

Written Answers - Smoking Ban

Was asked: if he will end the harassment of smokers by the Health Service Executive and not remove the perspex shelter from a public house (details supplied). More Button

The Health Service Executive is responsible for enforcing the Smoke-free at Work legislation, including the provisions relating to outdoor areas. Accordingly, it would be inappropriate for me to comme...More Button

Written Answers - Child Abuse

Was asked: the position regarding best advice and practice regarding a matter (details supplied). More Button

Every organisation involved with children has a duty to protect the child and to safeguard them from harm. “Children First”, the National Guidelines for the protection and welfare of children, provide...More Button

Written Answers - National Treatment Purchase Fund

Was asked: the reason a person (details supplied) in County Kildare receiving treatment under the National Treatment Purchase Fund was refused ambulance transport. More Button

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

Written Answers - Health Services

Was asked: if he will consider providing funding for the establishment of a teen parents support programme to serve County Wicklow in order to encourage students who become parents to remain in the education sy...More Button

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

Written Answers - Pension Levy

Was asked: the number of employees paying the pension levy whose employment was terminated in 2010; and if he will make a statement on the matter. More Button

All staff in my Department have been liable for the pension related deduction since its introduction in March 2009. In 2010, the employment of fourteen members of staff came to an end due to retiremen...More Button

Written Answers - Mental Health Services

Was asked: if he will publish a detailed plan for the reform of mental health services here; if the Health Service Executive put in place an accountable structure and implementation plan and resourcing to deliv...More Button

The implementation of ’A Vision for Change’is primarily the responsibility of the Health Service Executive (HSE). In 2009, the Board of the Health Service Executive approved an Implementation Plan for...More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Staff

Was asked: if he will arrange for an inspector to be appointed to investigate the fact that no records exist in relation to an employee (details supplied). More Button

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


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