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Written Answers — Department of Health: Accident and Emergency Departments Staff (4 Jul 2017)

Louise O'Reilly: 423. To ask the Minister for Health if consideration is being given to producing guidelines for staff in accident and emergency departments for dealing with persons with narcolepsy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [31318/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (27 Jun 2017)

Simon Harris: ...take Questions Nos. 360 to 364, inclusive, together. As you are aware, this matter is the subject of litigation in which plaintiffs allege personal injury in which they claim the development of narcolepsy (cataplexy) resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine. An Order requiring the defendants to make Discovery was made in the High Court on 28 November 2016 in the...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health: Vaccination Programme: Discussion (11 May 2017) See 3 other results from this debate

...have very careful pre-licence and post-licence monitoring to detect signals that might say there is a problem. Ireland, as a country and a community, cannot shy aware from problems. For example, narcolepsy has been associated with the pandemic flu vaccine. When a problem occurs it is investigated, acknowledged and then appropriate actions are taken. If we contrast that with the current...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage (11 May 2017)

Maurice Quinlivan: 169. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to include narcolepsy as one of the illnesses into the long-term illness scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22404/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (10 May 2017)

Willie Penrose: 214. To ask the Minister for Health the steps he will take to ensure funding is provided to affected narcolepsy patients whose condition arose from vaccines they received during the swine flu vaccination programme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [22371/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Services (9 May 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Harty: 453. To ask the Minister for Health when the narcolepsy centre in St James's Hospital will open; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21854/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (3 May 2017)

Simon Harris: As you are aware this matter is the subject of litigation in which plaintiffs allege personal injury in which they claim the development of narcolepsy (cataplexy) resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine. An Order requiring the defendants to make Discovery was made in the High Court on 28 November 2016 in the most advanced case. Discovery is a legal process which must...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (2 May 2017)

Simon Harris: The first reports of a link between pandemic influenza vaccination and narcolepsy came in the second half of 2010. In August 2010, the Swedish pharmacovigilance authority reported that it was investigating six cases of narcolepsy reported by health care professionals as a possible adverse event following the use of Pandemrix vaccine, used during the H1N1 2009 pandemic. This was followed...

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]

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