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Written Answers — Department of Health: State Claims Agency Data (5 Mar 2020) See 1 other result from this answer

Paul Murphy: ...legal costs of fighting court cases in relation to the administration of the pandemrix vaccine; and his views on whether the State should cease fighting court cases against persons that suffered narcolepsy after receiving the pandemrix virus and instead ensure that they receive appropriate compensation without the need for expensive court cases. [3230/20]

Written Answers — Department of Health: State Claims Agency Data (17 Dec 2019)

Simon Harris: ....   The HSE’s Advocacy Unit acts as liaison with service and support providers and other Government Departments to facilitate access to required services.  It has also engaged with representatives of SOUND (Sufferers of Unique Narcolepsy Disorder).  Four regional narcolepsy co-ordinators have been appointed as single points of contact to assist patients and their...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme (12 Dec 2019) See 1 other result from this answer

Peter Burke: 154. To ask the Minister for Health his plans regarding compensation for the young persons who received the H1N1 swine flu Pandemrix vaccine and subsequently developed narcolepsy in view of a recent case (details supplied); if there are non-legal routes being considered due to the stress this causes young persons and their families and the cost to the State; and if he will make a statement on...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme (27 Nov 2019) See 1 other result from this answer

Louise O'Reilly: 161. To ask the Minister for Health the cost of fighting a case (details supplied) over the past number of years; his plans to make each person who suffered narcolepsy having been administered the pandemrix influenza vaccine go to court against the State; his further plans and timeframe to address the outstanding cases in a manner in which such persons will not have to go through the courts,...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme (26 Nov 2019)

Simon Harris: ...xa0; In October 2013, the Government approved (S180/46/01/0005B) the delegation to the State Claims Agency (SCA) of the management of claims in relation to individuals alleging the development of narcolepsy resulting from the administration of the pandemic vaccine. The management of the cases transferred to the SCA when the National Treasury Management Agency (Delegation of Claims...

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education and Skills: Interim Report on Reduced Timetables: Minister for Education and Skills (24 Sep 2019)

Lynn Ruane: ...who is only there to support the family and the student in situations where this type of stuff is beginning to happen. In Tallaght, there are two families that I support at present. One child has narcolepsy and that is why he is being sent home. The father rang me one day almost crying, stating that he does not know what to do. The child slumped in the classroom and the school rang for...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (22 May 2019)

Paul Kehoe: 124. 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. [22126/19]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicinal Products Regulation (16 May 2019)

Simon Harris: ...and fourteen (114) individuals and in seventy (70) of these cases formal legal proceedings have been issued. However, these cases relate to a purported linkage between the Pandemrix vaccine and narcolepsy rather than Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) is responsible for monitoring the safety and quality of all medicines including vaccines that...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme (8 May 2019)

Simon Harris: ...SA by one hundred and nine (109) individuals and in 70 of these cases formal legal proceedings have been issued. The plaintiffs allege personal injury in which they claim the development of narcolepsy resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine. The management of these cases transferred to the State Claims Agency on 15 October 2013 when the Taoiseach signed the...

Ceisteanna ó Cheannairí - Leaders' Questions (4 Apr 2019)

Clare Daly: ...they are, of course, then likely to encounter the 83 cases which have been also been lodged before the courts in respect of Pandemrix. Those cases are mainly the result of children who developed narcolepsy after receiving the swine flu vaccine. Those suffering families have had to fight this State for discovery for years. When I raised this with the Taoiseach last year, he said he would...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicinal Products (2 Apr 2019)

Simon Harris: ....     As the Deputy is aware, the issue referred to in her question is the subject of ongoing litigation where the plaintiffs allege personal injury in which they claim the development of narcolepsy resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine.  These cases transferred to the State Claims Agency on 15 October 2013 when the Taoiseach signed the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme Data (28 Mar 2019) See 1 other result from this answer

Clare Daly: 134. To ask the Minister for Health the steps being taken to ascertain the number of persons diagnosed with narcolepsy as a result of receiving Pandemrix in 2011; and when it was reissued for use as the winter flu vaccine. [14640/19]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (13 Mar 2019)

Paul Kehoe: 224. 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. [12660/19]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Funding (13 Dec 2018)

Finian McGrath: ...by the HSE to commence development of peri- and post-operative services to support patients receiving Deep Brain Stimulation. Also, additional funding has been allocated to further develop the national narcolepsy services, in particular the transition of adolescents from Children's University Hospital to St. James's Hospital. Other improvements across neurology services include the...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (5 Dec 2018)

Simon Harris: ...Biological SA by eighty three (83) individuals and in 62 of these cases formal legal proceedings have been issued. The plaintiffs allege personal injury in which they claim the development of narcolepsy resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine. The management of these cases transferred to the State Claims Agency on 15 October 2013 when the Taoiseach signed the...

Public Accounts Committee: Matters related to Medical Negligence, Open Disclosure, Cervical Cancer and Thalidomide Litigation (8 Nov 2018) See 7 other results from this debate

Mr. Ciarán Breen: I do not have those figures to hand because I did not know Pandemrix was being examined today. We have settled only one case, which is not in respect of Pandemrix or narcolepsy. It was a case involving Celvapan, which was the other H1N1 vaccine.

Written Answers — Department of Health: State Claims Agency Data (11 Oct 2018)

Simon Harris: ...have been initiated by seventy five individuals, of which, 62 involve the issue and service of legal proceedings.  The plaintiffs allege personal injury in which they claim the development of narcolepsy resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine.   The management of these cases transferred to the State Claims Agency on 15 October 2013...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (2 Oct 2018)

Simon Harris: ...SA have been initiated by seventy three individuals and in 61 of these cases formal legal proceedings have been issued. The plaintiffs allege personal injury in which they claim the development of narcolepsy resulted from the administration of the H1N1 pandemic vaccine. The management of these cases transferred to the State Claims Agency on 15 October 2013 when the Taoiseach signed...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (18 Sep 2018) See 1 other result from this answer

Mattie McGrath: 364. To ask the Minister for Health if concerns regarding the link between Pandemrix and narcolepsy were ever brought to his attention; if so, the details of same; and the measures he took to have the matter addressed [35867/18]

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