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Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Consultant Recruitment (19 Apr 2018)

Simon Harris: Work is under way on setting up a centre of excellence for narcolepsy, based in St. James’s Hospital, for treating all forms of narcolepsy in adults and also in children transitioning from the paediatric services, as was committed to in the HSE 2018 National Service Plan. In relation to the service matter raised I have asked the HSE to reply directly to you as soon as possible.

HPV Vaccine: Motion [Private Members] (28 Mar 2018)

Clare Daly: ...to take steps to deal with them. It is inevitable, when one is giving a drug to hundreds of thousands of people, that small numbers will not react to it well. We know what happened in the Pandemrix situation which caused narcolepsy in some recipients. It happened with the three-in-one vaccine administered in Ireland in the 1970s which caused brain damage in a very small number of cases....

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Provision (20 Mar 2018) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Kehoe: 663. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the development of an adult narcolepsy centre in St. James's Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12860/18]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (20 Feb 2018)

Simon Harris: 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. As Deputies would be aware, it would be inappropriate for me to comment on individual cases or matters that are the subject of ongoing litigation. However, I can provide background...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Legal Cases (8 Feb 2018)

Simon Harris: 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. As Deputies would be aware, it would be inappropriate for me to comment on individual cases or matters that are the subject of litigation. However, I can provide background information...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (12 Dec 2017)

Noel Rock: 252. To ask the Minister for Health if the funding for St. James's Hospital national narcolepsy service has been included in the estimates 2018 process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52629/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (7 Dec 2017)

Denise Mitchell: 142. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the narcolepsy unit at St. James's Hospital, Dublin; the number of staff employed in the unit; the funding available to the unit for 2017 and 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52391/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme (7 Dec 2017)

Simon Harris: ...the Health Service Executive (HSE), and the Department of Education and Skills, continue to work together to provide a wide range of services and supports for those who have received a diagnosis of narcolepsy following administration of the pandemic influenza vaccine. These include discretionary medical cards, reimbursement of expenses associated with diagnosis and treatment, home tuition...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (5 Dec 2017)

Dara Calleary: 300. To ask the Minister for Health if funding for the St James's Hospital national narcolepsy service has been included in the Estimates 2018 process; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51422/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospitals Funding (30 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Róisín Shortall: 173. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No.971 of 17 January 2017, the status of the provision of promised funding for St. James's Hospital narcolepsy service; when funding will be provided for this clinic; his views on the situation whereby Ireland is one of the only countries in Europe without a dedicated sleep clinic; and if he will make a statement on the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Card Eligibility (14 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Clare Daly: 335. To ask the Minister for Health if persons suffering with narcolepsy as a result of the swine flu vaccine that are attending university in the UK are permitted to obtain a medical card here while they are attending university abroad. [48068/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Court Orders (7 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Marc MacSharry: ...are suffering as a result of alleged mistreatment by way of the administration of the pandemrix vaccine without full information being made available to them at the time and who now suffer from narcolepsy and are waiting for the full discovery of information as ordered by the High Court in November 2016; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45723/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Provision (7 Nov 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Marc MacSharry: 639. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Questions Nos. 230 of 12 October 2016 and 372 of 17 October 2017, if his attention has been drawn to the fact that persons suffering from narcolepsy alleged to be caused by the pandemrix vaccine are not assured of access to rapid diagnosis treatment, multidisciplinary assessments led by clinical experts and have access only to a...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Hospital Services (17 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Lisa Chambers: 361. To ask the Minister for Health the status of the planned national narcolepsy service centre at St. James's Hospital, Dublin; if funding has been set aside for the infrastructure for the project, staffing and recruitment for this centre; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43801/17]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Card Drugs Availability (10 Oct 2017) See 1 other result from this answer

Clare Daly: 408. To ask the Minister for Health further to the refusal by the HSE to provide a person diagnosed with narcolepsy after receiving the pandemrix vaccine (details supplied) with a medical card, his views on whether it is appropriate that the HSE is refusing to accept a diagnosis of narcolepsy from an English hospital and is requesting that the person be diagnosed at enormous cost by one of...

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]

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