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Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services (11 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 751. To ask the Minister for Health if he and his officials will give consideration to a proposal (details supplied) to ensure the provision of eye clinic liaison officers in eye clinics outside of the Dublin area. [23989/21]

Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021: Second Stage (Resumed) (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: I want to tell the Minister of State at the outset that his colleague, Deputy Matthews, who is a major railway advocate, has challenged me to try out the train. I have done so a few times, including today, and will do so again tomorrow. I am glad to admit that it works. I still travel to Dublin by car some days but it takes ten or 15 minutes to cycle to the train station and an hour and 50...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Third Level Education (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 140. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will work in consultation with the relevant institutions to ensure that educational psychology and counselling doctorates are brought in line with their equivalents, that is, clinical psychology and so on in terms of stipends and funding. [23309/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Aids and Appliances (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 194. To ask the Minister for Health if a submission for funding to provide the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system to persons with diabetes over 21 years of age based on clinical need in the National Service Plan 2021 was received from the HSE primary care reimbursement service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23406/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Aids and Appliances (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 195. To ask the Minister for Health if he is expecting a submission for funding from the HSE primary care reimbursement service to provide the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system to persons with diabetes over 21 years of age based on clinical need for inclusion in the National Service Plan 2022. [23407/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Aids and Appliances (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 193. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to provide some of the anticipated 2021 cost savings from the recent HSE Medicines Management Programme preferred blood glucose strips for adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes evaluation to fund the provision of the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system to persons with diabetes over 21 years of age based on clinical need; and if he...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Aids and Appliances (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 196. To ask the Minister for Health if he has received a submission from the HSE primary care reimbursement service recommending that the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system is made available to persons with diabetes over 21 years of age based on clinical need; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23408/21]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Aids and Appliances (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 197. To ask the Minister for Health the number of meetings that have been held in 2020 and 2021 between the manufacturers of the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system and the HSE primary care reimbursement service in relation to making the technology available to persons with diabetes over 21 years of age based on clinical need; the outcomes of these meetings; and if he will make a...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Aids and Appliances (6 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: 198. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for the delay in the decision to make the FreeStyle Libre flash glucose monitoring system available to persons with diabetes over 21 years of age based on clinical need; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23410/21]

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Whistleblower Allegations: Department of Health (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: I thank Mr. Watt and wish him well in his new role. I will ask a number of quick questions. I have read Mr. Watt's opening statement, in which he takes up this whole issue of his correspondence with RTÉ after the programme aired. What contact did the Department of Health have with the investigation unit of RTÉ, and with Ms Dee Forbes, in advance of this programme going to air?...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Whistleblower Allegations: Department of Health (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: To conclude, the FOI officer should be able to quantify the percentage that has been redacted.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Whistleblower Allegations: Department of Health (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: A percentage from somebody would be good.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Report of the Covid-19 Rapid Testing Group: Discussion with Science Foundation Ireland (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: I have not joined the Chairman's party but I presume he is speaking of a Fianna Fáil slot.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Report of the Covid-19 Rapid Testing Group: Discussion with Science Foundation Ireland (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: The Chairman said Fine Gael. We are in coalition of course.

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Report of the Covid-19 Rapid Testing Group: Discussion with Science Foundation Ireland (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: The Tánaiste is often mistaken for the Taoiseach so I suppose it all balances out. I thank Professor Ferguson for joining us this afternoon. There are a number of very compelling benefits and arguments to rapid antigen testing. First, the cost factor. It is approximately €5 per antigen test versus a huge variance of anywhere from €30 in North Macedonia, to approximately...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Report of the Covid-19 Rapid Testing Group: Discussion with Science Foundation Ireland (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: I formally propose, out of today's meeting, that this proposal go forward to the Departments of Health and Transport on a trial basis for the next few weeks. I watched a Sky News report the other night in which people were filmed coming in and out of a disco in Manchester, which was trialled using a sample of the population. We are talking about sampling, potentially, people going to...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Challenges Facing Travel Agents and the Aviation Sector: Discussion (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: I thank Deputies Ó Murchú and O'Rourke for kindly obliging. I welcome the witnesses. We have heard from representatives of the aviation sector and others in the tourism industry of the need for a lead-in period. The opening statement indicates that there is usually a six- to nine-month period from the time of booking to the time of travelling. Has the lead-in period for summer...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport: Challenges Facing Travel Agents and the Aviation Sector: Discussion (5 May 2021)

Cathal Crowe: I thank the witnesses. I ask them to excuse me as I need to go to another meeting. I am more than happy to engage with them after the meeting also. I thank the Chairman and Sinn Féin for facilitating me.

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