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Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (26 Nov 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 627. To ask the Minister for Health if he will take responsibility for children who are suffering from narcolepsy following receiving the flu injection; if he will put supports in place to help these children with educational difficulties throughout their lives; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50539/13]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (26 Nov 2013)

James Reilly: My priority as Minister for Health is to ensure that those diagnosed with narcolepsy following pandemic vaccination are provided with a wide range of services and supports to meet their health needs. Both the Health Service Executive and the Department of Education and Skills, at my request, are ensuring that those affected receive tailored assistance to address their individual...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (26 Sep 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Dessie Ellis: 38. To ask the Minister for Health the supports he has provided and will provide to persons who contracted narcolepsy as a result of being vaccinated by the flu vaccine Pandemrix; if he will provide a full medical card in each case, access to international medical expertise, access to new drug treatments where appropriate, the official recognition of narcolepsy as a disability; and if he will...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Departmental Reports (16 Jul 2013)

James Reilly: ...(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 Health Protection Surveillance...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (16 Jul 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Billy Kelleher: 1139. To ask the Minister for Health the supports he plans to put in place for persons suffering from narcolepsy and other medical complications following vaccination with Pandemrix; if he has met with the support group, SOUND, or has any plans to meet them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35436/13]

Committee on Health and Children: Select Sub-Committee on Health: Estimates for Public Services 2013
Vote 38 - Department of Health (Revised)
Vote 39 - Health Service Executive (Revised)
(10 Jul 2013) See 3 other results from this debate

Billy Kelleher: Does the issue of narcolepsy as it relates to the vaccine form part of the new report on damage by vaccines? What is the position on that issue and has funding been provided? The Minister stated supports were being made available in the context of education, the provision of medicines, etc., but I understood a compensation package would also be provided for children who suffered from...

Seanad: Register of Lobbyists Legislation: Motion (26 Jun 2013)

John Whelan: ...describe as lobbying. This week, for example, people visited the Oireachtas to lobby about special needs assistants and home helps. We also received a delegation seeking to discuss the side-effects of narcolepsy. The people in question are decent individuals and families who are trying to represent citizens who have not been well represented by the State. People come here to make...

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Special Educational Needs Services Provision (11 Jun 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Creed: 261. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will outline the range of supports available from his Department for students with narcolepsy including reasonable accommodation at exam time, home tuition and any other supports deemed necessary; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26933/13]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Disability Allowance Eligibility (11 Jun 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Creed: 421. To ask the Minister for Social Protection if her Department will recognise narcolepsy as a condition which would entitle persons to disability payments; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [26935/13]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Health Services Provision (11 Jun 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Creed: 947. To ask the Minister for Health if he will outline the level of supports available from his Department for persons suffering from narcolepsy; if he is satisfied that the supports that are available are being brought to the attention of those suffering from this condition; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26934/13]

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

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: 673. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in County Cork is recognised as a sufferer of narcolepsy as a result of the swine flu vaccine Pandermix; if not, if he will ensure a rapid assessment and provide a date and time for same; if he will outline the range of supports available and the process for accessing same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25688/13]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: FÁS Training Programmes (16 May 2013)

Michael Healy-Rae: 116. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether work training opportunities, for those who do not access third level education should be provided to sufferers from Narcolepsy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23534/13]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Special Educational Needs Services Provision (16 May 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: ...and so on help during exams, exam concessions, home tuition and so on additional funding for grinds and so on should be made available to make up for missed school hours for sufferers of the unique Narcolepsy disorder; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23535/13]

Written Answers — Department of Education and Skills: Grant Payments (16 May 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 131. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his views on whether a special education grant should be given for third level education to cover costs for sufferers of the unique Narcolepsy disorder; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23537/13]

Written Answers — Department of Social Protection: Illness Benefit Eligibility (16 May 2013) See 3 other results from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 164. To ask the Minister for Social Protection SOUND is seeking official recognition of narcolepsy as a disability so that their members cannot be discriminated against in the work place and that they are entitled to a disability allowance in the event that they are dismissed, their diminished ability to work prevents them from adequately supporting themselves in the future; and if she will...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (16 May 2013) See 3 other results from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: 248. To ask the Minister for Health if SOUND the organization that represents sufferers of the unique narcolepsy disorder will have an input to any committee which plans for the future care of their members; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23480/13]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Medical Card Eligibility (16 May 2013) See 2 other results from this answer

Michael Healy-Rae: ...Minister for Health if he will issue a special services medical cards to cover all medical treatments, medications, general practitioner and consultant visits in respect of persons suffering from Narcolepsy disorder; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23536/13]

Other Questions: Vaccination Programme (14 May 2013) See 10 other results from this debate

Joe O'Reilly: ...Every possible measures is in place to ensure rapid diagnosis, with the Mater Hospital sleep clinic providing a six-day service, including Saturdays, to facilitate those where a possibility of diagnosis of narcolepsy exists. The Department has been assured by the HSE that anyone who has a confirmed diagnosis of narcolepsy is fast-tracked through the system to ensure required services are...

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (14 May 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin: ...Affairs, regarding those children who were adversely affected by the administration of the flu vaccine drug Pandemrix and who are suffering as a consequence from the chronic sleep disorder known as narcolepsy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21767/13]

Written Answers — Department of Health: Vaccination Programme (14 May 2013) See 1 other result from this answer

Tom Fleming: 710. To ask the Minister for Health the measures and action plan he intends to take regarding the plight of sufferers of unique narcolepsy disorder as a result of the anti swine fever vaccination, as a recent evaluation identified that 54 persons made up of children, adolescents and adults have been diagnosed up to April 2013 with narcolepsy; when he will provide the package of supports as...

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