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Written answers

Thursday, 9 November 2017

  • General Practitioner Services
    138. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to reverse the Financial Emergency Measures in Public Interest cuts on general practices which has had a devastating...
  • Fire Service
    139. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the Dublin Fire Brigade and ambulance situation; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47353/17]
  • Hospital Overcrowding
    140. To ask the Minister for Health the reason for the recent occurrence in Tallaght hospital in which 15 persons were waiting on trolleys for a hospital bed, some of them waiting over a day, in...
  • National Treatment Purchase Fund Data
    141. To ask the Minister for Health the average cost of individual procedures to date under the NTPF scheme. [47355/17]
  • Medicinal Products Data
    144. To ask the Minister for Health if a registry of the children affected by foetal anticonvulsant syndrome, also known as foetal valproate syndrome, during pregnancy will be established; and if...
  • Medicinal Products Regulation
    148. To ask the Minister for Health the views of the HSE and his Department when their attention was drawn to the fact that pregnant women were being prescribed sodium valproate without proper...
  • Hospital Appointments Status
    149. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47365/17]
  • Primary Medical Certificates Applications
    150. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an application for a primary medical certificate by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47376/17]
  • Hospital Appointments Status
    151. To ask the Minister for Health when an operation will be provided for a person (details supplied); the reason for the delay in issuing a date for this procedure; and if he will make a...
  • Occupational Therapy Provision
    152. To ask the Minister for Health if an occupational therapist assessment will be carried out for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47378/17]
  • Hospital Appointments Administration
    153. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) in County Donegal will be considered for radiotherapy treatment at Altnagelvin area hospital, County Derry; and if he will make...
  • Hospital Appointments Status
    154. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47381/17]
  • Counselling Services Provision
    155. To ask the Minister for Health if counselling services are provided for persons that suffer a stroke, family members and carers in rehabilitation units which provide particular support for...
  • Home Help Service Provision
    156. To ask the Minister for Health if the provision of home help hours will be reviewed for a person (details supplied); if the hours currently provided will be increased; and if he will make a...
  • Patient Files
    157. To ask the Minister for Health the correct procedure to be followed with regard to patient files; the category of person that can put information into such a file; the appropriate...
  • Hospital Closures
    158. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the closure of Passage West health centre, County Cork [47403/17]
  • Medical Card Data
    161. To ask the Minister for Health if medical card holders are liable for charges for blood tests at their general practitioners; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47409/17]
  • Orthodontic Services Provision
    162. To ask the Minister for Health if his Department has received information regarding the case of a person (details supplied) in County Leitrim; if his attention has been drawn to the urgency...
  • Hospital Beds Data
    163. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to increase the number of beds in the stroke unit in Beaumont Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47420/17]
  • Physiotherapy Provision
    164. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to address the physiotherapy deficit for stroke patients in Beaumont Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47421/17]
  • Stroke Care
    165. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to address the early supported discharge for stroke patients in Beaumont hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47422/17]
  • Hospital Appointments Status
    166. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47427/17]
  • Tobacco Control Measures
    167. To ask the Minister for Health his position in relation to the recently published draft Implementing Acts with regard to the Tobacco Products Directive 2014/40 EU track and trace articles 15...
  • Hospital Appointments Status
    168. To ask the Minister for Health the status of an operation for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47432/17]
  • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
    169. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to put a defibrillator in each school in the country; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47434/17]
  • Hospital Waiting Lists Data
    170. To ask the Minister for Health the average waiting time for a CT scan in St James's hospital, Dublin 8. [47435/17]
  • Hospital Appointments Status
    171. To ask the Minister for Health the status of a hospital appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47436/17]
  • Hospitals Building Programme
    172. To ask the Minister for Health the position regarding the national forensic mental health service hospital at Portrane, County Dublin; when the construction of the hospital is due for...
  • Disability Services Provision
    173. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to expand the gold star disability project nationwide; his views on the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47449/17]
  • Mental Health Services Provision
    174. To ask the Minister for Health the amount of funding child and adolescent mental health services, CAMHS, received from the mental health budget in each of the years 2011 to 2016, and to date...
  • Home Help Service Provision
    175. To ask the Minister for Health if the allocated hours of home help service will be commenced for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47451/17]
  • Disability Support Services
    176. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons under 18 years of age with severe physical disabilities that are living in their family home in which the family is in receipt of a...
  • Mental Health Services Provision
    177. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 444 of 3 October 2017 if a phased opening of closed beds at the inpatient unit at Linn Dara, Cherry Orchard, Dublin 10...
  • Mental Health Services
    178. To ask the Minister for Health to outline the way in which he will address the failures in reporting and managing incidents of sexualised behaviour within Roscommon mental health services;...
  • Mental Health Services Provision
    180. To ask the Minister for Health to outline the measures in place to ensure that staff members within the HSE’s mental health services make decisions based on a clinical focus rather...
  • Mental Health Services Staff
    181. To ask the Minister for Health if a strategic plan or nursing strategy will be developed for mental health nursing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47484/17]
  • Mental Health Services Expenditure
    182. To ask the Minister for Health if he will delegate budget authority further down the structure of mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47485/17]
  • Cannabis for Medicinal Use
    183. To ask the Minister for Health to outline the options available to chemotherapy patients who request THC cannabis oil; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47486/17]
  • Pharmacy Services
    184. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding a person's (details supplied) long-term illness card. [47488/17]
  • Health Services
    185. To ask the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding the death of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47489/17]
  • Nursing Home Services
    186. To ask the Minister for Health if an assessment can be rearranged in respect of a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the person in...
  • Cannabis for Medicinal Use
    187. To ask the Minister for Health if a person (details supplied) can access a programme. [47495/17]
  • Hospital Services
    188. To ask the Minister for Health to describe the relationship between the report with his Department from the HSE on the future of accident and emergency services at the Midland Regional...
  • Mental Health Services Provision
    189. To ask the Minister for Health the measures in place for the regulation and oversight of community residences within the HSE’s mental health services; if he has satisfied himself that...
  • Mental Health Services Report
    192. To ask the Minister for Health when the first report on the progress of the implementation of the report into the Roscommon mental health services will be sent to the report’s...
  • Home Help Service
    193. To ask the Minister for Health the actions he plans to take in order to address the shortfall in home help hours in counties Laois and Offaly; the amount allocated under budget 2018 for home...
  • HSE Data
    194. To ask the Minister for Health the numbers of persons on the waiting lists for speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy in counties Laois and Offaly; the waiting...
  • Disability Services Provision
    195. To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting for an assessment under the early intervention team in counties Laois and Offaly; the number of these that have been waiting over...
  • Medicinal Products Availability
    197. To ask the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 951 of 26 July 2017, the status of the provision of the drug Spinraza to persons with muscular atrophy; and if he will...
  • Disease Management
    198. To ask the Minister for Health his plans to implement a similar practice to that in Germany for the detection and treatment of Lyme disease; and if he will make a statement on the matter....
  • Medical Aids and Appliances Provision
    199. To ask the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a number of smaller pieces of equipment and aids such as over bed tables which were previously supplied by the...
  • Hospital Appointments Delays
    201. To ask the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has been on a waiting list for a long time without treatment. [47535/17]
  • Medical Card Applications
    202. To ask the Minister for Health if a medical card will issue in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47574/17]
  • Nursing Homes Support Scheme Administration
    203. To ask the Minister for Health the changes introduced in budget 2018 with respect to the fair deal scheme; and the future treatment and possible discount on chargeable assets for farms and...
  • HSE Funding
    204. To ask the Minister for Health if the HSE provides funding for a programme (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47607/17]

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