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Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Bill 2019 [Seanad]: Report and Final Stages (4 Dec 2019)

David Stanton: ...where there is intense regulation in other jurisdictions, people still have addiction problems, there is problem gambling and so forth. People with addiction problems of any kind, whether it is alcohol, drugs or anything else, need to be treated by the HSE and medical professionals. This is something similar. We have to be careful to recognise that regulation will not solve...

Saincheisteanna Tráthúla - Topical Issue Debate: Rural Development Policy (4 Dec 2019)

Michael Harty: ...Shannon. The issues in that regard were the lack of visibility of gardaí on the ground, a slow response time when the Garda is contacted, and a great deal of anti-social behaviour and illegal drug-taking. There is great concern that such activity is happening in a small village. There has also been a loss of GP services. A long-standing GP in Newmarket-on-Fergus retired last May...

Ceisteanna (Atógáil) - Questions (Resumed): British-Irish Council (4 Dec 2019)

Leo Varadkar: ...discuss health and social initiatives to combat substance misuse, in particular the enhanced, innovative addiction treatment and rehabilitation services that will be central to tackling problematic drug and alcohol use in Dublin's north-east inner-city. The Ministers explored the links between health and social initiatives and community policing, and their long-term social and economic...

Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Bill 2019: First Stage (4 Dec 2019)

Ceisteanna Eile - Other Questions: Public Services Card (4 Dec 2019)

Bríd Smith: ...describing. The Minister makes the argument on cost that it is only €39 million extra. To many people that is a great deal of money that could be used to keep child care places open and keep drugs projects and community-based projects in communities that really need them.

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Departmental Expenditure (4 Dec 2019)

Joe McHugh: ...15/07/2019 Medal Ceremony – minister Mitchell O’Connor Jason Clarke Photography €492.00 16/08/2019 Videography for Small Schools Symposium PI Communications €1,451.40 04/10/2019 Wellbeing Photocall with Minister McHugh Julien Behal Photography Limited ...

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Drugs Crime (4 Dec 2019)

John Curran: 134. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the response he plans to take on the recent findings of the report by the EU Drugs Agency and Europol that violence and intimidation by drug gangs has severely affected communities here and had a major impact on persons, families, communities and the functioning of local services and agencies; and if he will make a statement...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Homeless Persons Supports (4 Dec 2019)

Darragh O'Brien: 148. To ask the Minister for Health the status of plans to address the rehabilitation needs of homeless persons with addiction issues through the new national drugs strategy which was to be effective from January 2017. [50520/19]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Misuse of Drugs (4 Dec 2019)

John Curran: 152. To ask the Minister for Health the funding allocated to the HSE to carry out a national campaign to raise awareness of the risks associated with drug use in each of the years 2015 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50463/19]

Select Committee on Health: Estimates for Public Services 2019
Vote 38 - Health (Supplementary)
(4 Dec 2019) See 5 other results from this debate

Jim Daly: ...no impact on the service level set out in the HSE's national service plan. The issue of sustainable health funding is a major challenge, not just in Ireland but internationally. Dealing with a growing and ageing population, more acute health and social care requirements, increased demand for new and existing drugs, and the increasing cost of health technology will continue to pose a...

Ceisteanna - Questions: Biotechnology Industry (3 Dec 2019)

Joan Burton: The constituency I share with the Taoiseach has seen the investment of billions of euro in plants in the Dublin 15 area which manufacture biological drugs. They are at the cutting edge of modern medical treatments which are particularly important for children with rare conditions and diseases. Regarding the bioeconomy, we know clean air is critical to the wellness of both adults and...

An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (3 Dec 2019)

John Curran: The Taoiseach will recall that he launched the national drugs strategy some years ago, which is effectively a partnership approach between the voluntary, statutory and community sectors. More recently, the community sector is concerned that it is not having meaningful input into the strategy and its implementation. It wrote to the Taoiseach about four weeks ago requesting a meeting, which...

Freagra ar Eascairí - Return of Writs: Cork North-Central, Dublin Fingal, Dublin Mid-West and Wexford - Introduction of New Members (3 Dec 2019)

Micheál Martin: ...Education Authority and Deputy Pádraig O'Sullivan has worked as a secondary school teacher. Both of them have a great commitment to the issues before us. The priorities and needs of the people were very clear on the doorsteps in all four constituencies. It was very clear that the priorities of the people were housing and health services, illegal drugs and crime and, of course,...

Written Answers — Department of Defence: Defence Forces Medicinal Products (3 Dec 2019)

Jack Chambers: 110. To ask the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the details of the drawdown of anti-malarial drugs prescribed to individual Defence Forces members operating in sub-Saharan Africa in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of troops prescribed each drug, respectively, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50010/19]

Written Answers — Department of Justice and Equality: Garda Deployment (3 Dec 2019) See 1 other result from this answer

Denise Mitchell: 269. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí assigned to the drugs unit in the R district of the Dublin metropolitan region north division in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [49843/19]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicinal Products Reimbursement (3 Dec 2019)

Simon Harris: Under the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Act 2013, the HSE has statutory responsibility for the administration of the community drug schemes; therefore, the matter has been referred to the HSE for attention and direct reply to the Deputy.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Cannabis for Medicinal Use (3 Dec 2019)

Simon Harris: ...for five years. Commercial medical cannabis suppliers whose cannabis products meet the specified requirements set out in the legislation, and which have been listed in Schedule 1 of the Misuse of Drugs (Prescription and Control of Supply of Cannabis for Medical Use) Regulations, will be able to supply these products into Ireland. Cannabis products will only be listed in the Schedule once...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicinal Products Reimbursement (3 Dec 2019)

Kevin O'Keeffe: 351. To ask the Minister for Health if he will seek a review of the decision not to include a person (details supplied) in the reimbursement of costs of the drug Ocrevus who are suffering from the primary progressive multiple sclerosis; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that only relapsing or remitting patients were approved for reimbursement costs; and if his attention has been...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Assisted Human Reproduction Services Expenditure (3 Dec 2019)

Simon Harris: ...pharmacy by the High Tech Hub managed by the Primary Care Reimbursement Service. The cost of the medicines is then covered, as appropriate, under the client’s eligibility, i.e., Medical Card or Drugs Payment Scheme. I understand that the impact on the total cost of AHR treatment for individuals who avail of these schemes is not insignificant. In addition, there is other...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicinal Products Availability (3 Dec 2019) See 1 other result from this answer

Gino Kenny: 422. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the drug Spinraza; the way in which it is being rolled out; and the process and reason for the way in which it is being dispensed in view of the fact that there are still children awaiting its administration. [50227/19]

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