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Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme Data (11 Apr 2017)

Simon Harris: ...available free of charge to the “at risk” groups through General Practice and Maternity Units until September 2010. The first reports concerning a possible link between pandemic influenza vaccination and narcolepsy came to international notice in the second half of 2010. In August 2010, the Swedish pharmacovigilance authority reported that it was investigating six cases...

Leaders' Questions (4 Apr 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Clare Daly: ...precise type of legislative reform he is talking about now. As he is in the mood for catching up, he might want to catch up on another issue as well. I refer to the case of a young man who has narcolepsy, which is a lifelong debilitating disorder. He can fall asleep without warning and has done so. He has smashed his teeth and broken his bones. He experiences terrifying hallucinations...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Narcolepsy Issues (23 Feb 2017)

Eoin Ó Broin: 202. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the supports available for children in the education system that have been diagnosed with narcolepsy; and the funding for these supports in each year from 2009 to 2016. [9520/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (23 Feb 2017)

Eoin Ó Broin: 355. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 441 of 14 February 2017, when the centre of excellence for narcolepsy based in St. James's Hospital will open; when the pathway for the transition from children's to adult services will be provided; the reason for the delay in these facilities opening; the funding that has been allocated for this project in the current...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Facilities (15 Feb 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Noel Rock: 223. To ask the Minister for Health if he will review the decision to cut funding for the centre for narcolepsy in St. James’s Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7569/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (14 Feb 2017)

Gino Kenny: 441. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the plan to fund the establishment of a national service for narcolepsy in St. James's Hospital; if he will expedite this plan to avoid further delay; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6993/17]

Topical Issue Matters: Hospital Services (9 Feb 2017) See 1 other result from this debate

Marcella Corcoran Kennedy: I thank Deputy Rock for giving me this opportunity to update the House on this very important issue. Narcolepsy is a chronic brain disorder and people with this disorder experience periods of extreme daytime sleepiness and sudden, irresistible bouts of sleep that can strike at any time. These sleep attacks usually last from a few seconds to several minutes. I acknowledge the impact on the...

Topical Issue Matters (9 Feb 2017)

Pat Gallagher: ...-South interconnector; (4) Deputy Louise O'Reilly - to discuss a report on transport guarantees presented to the board of Our Lady's Hospital in Crumlin; (5) Deputy Noel Rock - the need for funding for a narcolepsy clinic at St. James's Hospital; (6) Deputy Timmy Dooley - closure of the school counselling grants scheme by Tusla; (7) Deputy Pat Deering - Labour Court recommendations and the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Services (7 Feb 2017) See 2 other results from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 425. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to fund a public centre of excellence for narcolepsy based at St James's Hospital, Dublin; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5689/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (26 Jan 2017)

Brendan Smith: 151. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding a national narcolepsy and related disorder unit in St James's Hospital which will deliver continued and lifelong treatment for sufferers of narcolepsy and afford a seamless transition between child and adult services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3614/17]

Seanad: Health Service: Statements (25 Jan 2017)

Keith Swanick: ...investigations carried out, when they could be carried out in the community. I take this opportunity to touch on two further topics. One is alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and the other one is narcolepsy. The Minister will be aware that 350 people are diagnosed with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency throughout the country. It is the most common genetic lung disorder in Ireland and can...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Provision (17 Jan 2017) See 13 other results from this answer

Jackie Cahill: 814. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to ensure that a centre of excellence is established in Saint James' Hospital in 2017 for sufferers of unique narcolepsy disorder; if funds will be set aside and ring fenced for that centre of excellence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41056/16]

Seanad: Order of Business (14 Dec 2016) See 1 other result from this debate

Diarmuid Wilson: ...be. While the legislation might not be perfect, it will at least be a start. We will have to wait to see what we will receive from the Lower House. More than 1,600 people in Ireland suffer from narcolepsy, a life-long illness that impacts on all aspects of their lives. Sufferers must live with a range of debilitating symptoms, including hallucinations, cataplexy, an increased risk of...

Topical Issue Debate: Narcolepsy Issues (13 Dec 2016) See 4 other results from this debate

Finian McGrath: ...the Minister for Health, the Health Service Executive and GlaxoSmithKline Biological have been initiated by 51 individuals. The plaintiffs allege personal injury and claim the development of narcolepsy resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine. Legal advice obtained by the Department recommended delegation of the management of these cases and any subsequent similar...

Topical Issue Matters (13 Dec 2016)

Pat Gallagher: ...situation in Bus Éireann; (3) Deputy David Cullinane - the delay with the extension at Garranbane National School, Dungarvan, County Waterford; (4) Deputy Michael D'Arcy - funding for an adult narcolepsy service in 2017; (5) Deputy Pat Casey - the sale of Ardmore Studios in Bray for development; (6) Deputy Peter Burke - the need to relocate Westmeath Civil Defence; (7) Deputy Frank...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (12 Oct 2016)

Simon Harris: ...Health Emergency Team, following advice from the Pandemic Influenza Expert Group recommended that vaccination against pandemic influenza would be provided to all citizens. Following reports of narcolepsy among children and adolescents who were vaccinated with Pandemrix in Ireland, a National Narcolepsy Study Steering Committee was established to conduct a retrospective population...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (16 Sep 2016)

Simon Harris: ...Health Emergency Team, following advice from the Pandemic Influenza Expert Group recommended that vaccination against pandemic influenza would be provided to all citizens. Following reports of narcolepsy among children and adolescents who were vaccinated with Pandemrix in Ireland, a National Narcolepsy Study Steering Committee was established to conduct a retrospective population based...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (1 Dec 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Patrick O'Donovan: 435. To ask the Minister for Health the financial assistance available to parents of children who contracted narcolepsy as a result of the swine flu vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [42729/15]

Topical Issue Debate: Vaccination Programme (3 Nov 2015)

Leo Varadkar: ...by people who should know better was that some people got measles, mumps and rubella because their parents did not vaccinate them. There is a similar issue on which the jury is still out in respect of narcolepsy, whether it was caused by a vaccine or was coincidental and caused by something else such as a virus. What do we know about this vaccine? We know that it does prevent...

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