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Harty, Michael

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Mental Health Services Reports: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

With regard to the Mental Health Commission report, particularly in respect of CHO area 3, the mid-west, the acute psychiatric unit in Ennis had a compliance rate of 73% and that in Limerick had a ...More Button

Not only does Ennis cover the catchment area of County Clare but also the catchment area of south Tipperary since the acute unit in south Tipperary was closed a number of years ago. Unfortunatel...More Button

Nationally there are 100 vacancies for permanent consultant psychiatric posts. This can lead only to a reduction in services. Some posts are filled by agency staff who are transient locums, and...More Button

Some posts are filled by agency staff who are transient locums. This leads to a lack of continuity and tenure, which does not allow the service to develop. It is only filling a gap. In other cas...More Button

Disability Services Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of respite hours provided for adults with an intellectual disability in County Clare in each of the years 2008 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of respite hours provided for children with an intellectual disability in County Clare in each of the years 2008 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of respite hours provided for adolescents with an intellectual disability in County Clare in each of the years 2008 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of persons on the waiting list for residential care for adults with an intellectual disability in County Clare in each of the years 2008 to 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a s...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of adults with intellectual disabilities in residential care in County Clare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if the HSE has completed a review on the cost effectiveness of providing FreeStyle Libre sensors to assist persons in managing diabetes; his plans to provide this technology in the near future; and...More Button

Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on the consultant recruitment and retention difficulties experienced by the HSE; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: the reason the waiting time for first-time ophthalmic appointments in University Hospital Limerick is now 18 months; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button