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Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (4 Mar 2014)

Jerry Buttimer: 400. To ask the Minister for Health the investigations undertaken by his Department and statutory agencies into the connection between the onset of narcolepsy and the swine flu vaccination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10386/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Provision (13 Feb 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Bernard Durkan: 270. To ask the Minister for Health the extent to which parents of children suffering with narcolepsy continue to receive adequate back-up support and services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7382/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccine Damage Compensation Scheme (12 Feb 2014) See 3 other results from this answer

Colm Keaveney: 213. To ask the Minister for Health in reference to his reply on 23 January 2014 on children and adults with narcolepsy, where he referred to his discussion with the Chief Medical Officer about a no-fault compensation scheme, if he will explain the stage these discussions are at; what the proposal contains; the way he proposes to compensate children and adults with narcolepsy; and if he will...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Services for People with Disabilities (11 Feb 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Mattie McGrath: 185. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to include narcolepsy as a category of disability which would warrant additional teaching hours under his Department's policy in this area; if he will provide a breakdown of the medical and psychological conditions which are included as categories of disability which warrant additional teaching hours under his Department's policy;...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Long-Term Illness Scheme Coverage (11 Feb 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: 583. To ask the Minister for Health to provide details of the supports available to patients suffering from narcolepsy; if he will update the long-term illness scheme and ensure the inclusion of narcolepsy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6362/14]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (30 Jan 2014)

James Reilly: The HSE and the Department of Education and Skills are providing a range of services and supports to individuals diagnosed with narcolepsy following pandemic vaccination regardless of age, on an ex-gratia basis. These services and supports which are co-ordinated by the HSE National Advocacy Unit are intended to provide that individuals receive tailored assistance to address their specific...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (28 Jan 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 776. To ask the Minister for Health the action he has taken in respect of children who received the swine flu Pandemrix injection and have developed narcolepsy as a result (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4323/14]

Topical Issue Debate: Vaccination Programme (23 Jan 2014) See 1 other result from this debate

John O'Mahony: I thank the Ceann Comhairle for allowing me to raise this issue and the Minister for his attendance today. The issue pertains to the difficulties and concerns of families with children who have narcolepsy and the need to provide them with assurances that they will receive the necessary supports as the children grow into adulthood. To put this into context, this arose from the administration...

Topical Issue Matters (23 Jan 2014)

Charlie McConalogue: ...2) Deputy Patrick Nulty - the overcrowding in the accident and emergency department in Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown, Dublin 15; (3) Deputy John O'Mahony - the concerns of families who have children with narcolepsy; (4) Deputy Shane Ross - the lack of premises for Gaelcholáiste an Phiarsaigh, Dundrum, County Dublin; (5) Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett - the lack of premises for...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Reports (21 Jan 2014)

James Reilly: ...Report (HBSC) External (Health Promotion Research Centre-NUI Galway) 100,641 Yes School Survey Project on Alcohol and Drugs (ESPAD) External ( Mark Morgan, St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin) 22,687 Yes National Narcolepsy Study Steering Committee Report – Study of increase incidence of narcolepsy in young people following receipt of H1N1 (Swine Flu) vaccination HSE...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medicinal Products Licensing (21 Jan 2014) See 1 other result from this answer

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: .... To ask the Minister for Health if he will provide the list of all side effects of the swineflu vaccine Pandemrix reported to the Health Service Executive since 2010, both including and excluding narcolepsy; the numbers of reported incidents of these side effects also including and excluding narcolepsy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2727/14]

Topical Issue Matters (18 Dec 2013)

Seán Barrett: ...9) Deputy Niall Collins - the proposal to re-designate solicitors of the legal aid board from public servants to civil servants; (10) Deputy John O'Mahony - the concerns of families who have children with narcolepsy; (11) Deputy Brendan Smith - the recent publication covering acts of collusion between the British state and loyalist paramilitaries; (12) Deputy Martin Ferris - to discuss...

Ceisteanna - Questions - Priority Questions: HSE National Service Plan (18 Dec 2013)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: ...will be seen in the course of 2014, given that the window for young people who are challenged by hearing loss is limited as time passes? There is provision of approximately €500,000 in respect of narcolepsy and the victims of Pandemrix. What services will that provide? To conclude, it is really unacceptable that the Minister is circulating this plan at 10.15 this morning. We...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Narcolepsy Issues (18 Dec 2013)

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: 33. To ask the Minister for Health if he will set out the exact sequence of events that led to the issuing of letters to families of persons who contracted narcolepsy as a result of the Pandemrix vaccine, withdrawing Health Service Executive support, and the subsequent withdrawal of that letter; when he first became aware of this development; the contact his office had with the State Claims...

Seanad: Order of Business (17 Dec 2013) See 1 other result from this debate

Maurice Cummins: ...made. Senator Hayden referred to an unregulated drug detox facility and requested a debate on the need for adequate drug rehabilitation facilities early in the new year. Senator Quinn referred to narcolepsy. I thought the matter had been clarified by the HSE but it is obvious that confusion remains. I will bring it to the attention of the Minister for Health. I note what the Senator...

Topical Issue Matters (11 Dec 2013)

Michael Kitt: ...schools because of Government staffing policy; (12) Deputy Anthony Lawlor - the need to establish two separate schools on a single campus in Maynooth, County Kildare; (13) Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl - the position regarding support for sufferers of narcolepsy; (14) Deputy Colm Keaveney - the need for the Minister for Health to make a statement in relation to allegations over...

Leaders' Questions (10 Dec 2013)

Gerry Adams: ...So, too, is the Government's top-up of its special advisers' pay in breach of its own guidelines. In this regard we need look no further back than yesterday when the HSE told families affected by narcolepsy that they would not get payments because they were suing the State. While the HSE director general has apologised for this, it is an informative insight into how the State works....

Topical Issue Matters (10 Dec 2013)

Michael Kitt: ...schools because of Government staffing policy; (18) Deputy Billy Kelleher - the position regarding top-up payments made to the director general of the HSE; (19) Deputy Seán Ó Fearghaíl - the position regarding support for sufferers of narcolepsy; (20) Deputy Clare Daly - the introduction of the new building control regulations; (21) Deputy James Bannon - the need to tackle...

Seanad: Order of Business (3 Dec 2013)

Michael D'Arcy: ...to have learned nothing about what happens when the State neglects small groups of people, for example, in the cases of the former residents of the Magdalen laundries and those who are affected by narcolepsy. The manner in which the HSE holds the line and thereby inflicts further distress on individuals and families is not acceptable. I would like us to address it in this Chamber.

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (28 Nov 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Bernard Durkan: 161. To ask the Minister for Health the extent to which the case of the child of a person (details supplied) in County Mayo who suffers from unique narcolepsy disorder will be re-examined; the extent to which the submission presented by Sound has been studied; when existence of the condition first became known to his Department and/or the Health Service Executive; the total number of persons...

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