Shortall, Róisín

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 752 No. 3

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Written Answers - National Drugs Strategy

I propose to take Questions Nos. 598 and 600 together. Following a review of the Dial to Stop Drug Dealing Campaign, it has been decided to put in place a more cost efficient approach to promoting the...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

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

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

Written Answers - Fluoridation of Water

The estimated annual spend for fluoridation within the Midlands area in 2011 is €359,267, broken down as follows: Operational costs €254,381; Acid costs: €31,691; Capital costs: €73,195. The estima...More Button

Written Answers - National Drugs Strategy

Substances which have the potential to be misused are controlled under the Misuse of Drugs Acts. The legislation prohibits the import, export, production, supply and sale, and possession of controlle...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

The information sought by the Deputy is not readily available. However, I have asked the Health Service Executive to supply this information to me and I will forward it to the Deputy as soon as possi...More Button

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The information sought by the Deputy is not readily available. However, I have asked the Health Service Executive to supply this information to me and I will forward it to the Deputy as soon as possi...More Button

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

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

Written Answers - Primary Care Services

The health and social care needs of individuals/families/communities are met by Primary Care Teams (PCTs) which include general practice (GP and practice nurses), physiotherapy, public health nursing,...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

Under the Health Act 2008, the income thresholds for entitlement to a medical card for persons aged 70 and over is reviewed annually. The last review was conducted in September 2011 and a decision wa...More Button

Written Answers - Hospital Services

I understand from the Health Service Executive (HSE) that the person concerned on applying under the Travel Abroad Scheme was provided with full information, including the requirement that in order fo...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

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

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

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

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

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

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

I have requested a report from the Health Service Executive on its policy in relation to compensating those whose medical card renewals are delayed. I have recently held detailed discussions with the...More Button

Under the provisions of the Health Act 1970, medical cards are provided to persons who, in the opinion of the Health Service Executive, are unable without undue hardship to arrange general practitione...More Button

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

Written Answers - Health Services

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

Written Answers - Medical Cards

I have held detailed discussions with the HSE with regard to issues arising in respect of medical card renewals. A medical card holder who genuinely engages with the review of their medical card shou...More Button

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

Written Answers - Long-Term Illness Scheme

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

Written Answers - Medicinal Products

Pradaxa is available on prescription to patients availing of the GMS and the Drug Payment Schemes for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in adult patients who have undergone elective hip replace...More Button

Written Answers - Health Services

My Department has again requested the Parliamentary Affairs Division of the Health Service Executive to arrange for a reply to issue to the Deputy on this matter.More Button

Written Answers - Medical Aids and Appliances

Under the Long Term Illness Scheme the HSE provides drugs, medicines and medical and surgical appliances without charge to patients with specified conditions for the treatment of that condition. There...More Button

Written Answers - Primary Care Service

I propose to take Questions Nos. 692 and 694 together. I have asked the Health Service Executive for a report on the issue raised by the Deputy. I will revert to the Deputy on the matter as soon as p...More Button

Written Answers - Medical Cards

I have asked the Health Service Executive for a report on the issue raised by the Deputy. I will revert to the Deputy on the matter as soon as possible.More Button

The determination of an individual’s entitlement to a medical card or a GP visit card is the responsibility of the Health Service Executive. Full eligibility is determined primarily by reference to i...More Button

Information on the processing of medical card applications is provided to me by the Primary Care Reimbursement Service of the Health Service Executive. I have requested a report on the details reques...More Button


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