Lynch, Kathleen

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 746 No. 3

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Suspension of Member

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Topical Issue Debate - Stroke Services

I am grateful to Deputy Nash for raising this issue. The Deputy is aware that I have an interest in it through family circumstances. Following the transfer of acute services from Louth County Hospit...More Button

I cannot give the Deputy an answer to the specific question but I will relay his concerns. I will find out the answer and I will get back to the Deputy in terms of these specific areas. The Deputy i...More Button

Order of Referral of the Access to Central Treasury Funds (Commission for Energy Regulation) Bill 2011 [Seanad] to the Select sub-Committee on Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: Motion to Rescind

I move: That the Order of the Dáil of 8th November, 2011, referring the Access to Central Treasury Funds (Commission for Energy Regulation) Bill 2011 [Seanad] to the Select sub-Committee on Communicat...More Button

Mental Health Services: Motion

I move amendment No. 1: To delete all words after “Dáil Éireann” and substitute the following: “notes that: good mental health is an integral component of general health and well-being and recognises ...More Button

I thank the Technical Group, the Independents and the various people who contributed to the debate on the motion because as the previous speaker said, we need advocates in society to speak about our m...More Button

Approximately one in four of us will experience mental health problems in our lifetime. Above anything else, this tells us we must mind our mental health. The State has an obligation to its citizens...More Button

Short stays.More Button

Written Answers - Health Service Allowances

As the Deputy’s question relates to service matters I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Funding

The Health Service Executive has advised me that expenditure on health services for people with a disability in 2011 will be approximately €1.5 billion. Special consideration was given to disability ...More Button

Written Answers - Residential Health Care Facilities

I have not been furnished with a list such as that referred to in the Deputy’s Question. However, it is recognised that the age and profile of current public stock together pose significant challenge...More Button

Written Answers - Departmental Funding

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

Written Answers - Nursing Homes Support Scheme

The legislation underpinning the scheme does not require that an offer of funding be taken up within three months. However, the HSE does specify that applicants to the scheme who have been granted fun...More Button

Funding for the Nursing Homes Support Scheme is issued to applicants in the chronological order by date of determination of their application. The HSE maintains a national placement list to facilitate...More Button

Written Answers - Hospice Services

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

Written Answers - Mental Health Services

I propose to take Questions Nos. 593, 601 and 605 together. The Government is committed to implementing A Vision for Change and reforming our model of healthcare delivery so that more and better quali...More Button

Written Answers - Nursing Homes Support Scheme

The HSE’s National Guidelines for the Standardised Implementation of the Nursing Home Subvention Scheme state that: “The HSE can continue to pay subvention to cover temporary absences. However if this...More Button

Written Answers - Services for People with Disabilities

I propose to take Questions Nos. 595 and 596 together. I have asked the Health Service Executive to respond to the Deputy directly in relation to the questions raised on the HSE's disability strategy ...More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Accommodation

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

Written Answers - Health Service Allowances

As the Deputy’s question relates to service matters I have arranged for the question to be referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

Written Answers - Nursing Homes Support Scheme

The Nursing Homes Support Scheme is due for formal review commencing in 2012. The scheme will be three years in operation at that stage. The reason for allowing this period to elapse is to ensure th...More Button

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

Written Answers - Community Care

I understand the Deputy wishes to understand the rationale behind the closure of Abbeyleix Community Nursing Unit. The unit provides continuing care, day care and respite services to people in Laois-O...More Button

Written Answers - National Treatment Purchase Fund

Valentia Community Hospital is a voluntary facility which has a service level agreement with the HSE under section 39 of the Health Act 2009. The legislation underpinning the Nursing Homes Support Sc...More Button

Written Answers - Care of the Elderly

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

Written Answers - Health Services

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

Written Answers - Nursing Home Closure

As this is a service matter it has been referred to the Health Service Executive for direct reply. Question No. 642 answered with Question No. 632.More Button

Written Answers - Home Help Service

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


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