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Durkan, Bernard J.

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


An tOrd Gnó - Order of Business (Continued)

The Garda Síochána (compensation) Bill is promised legislation. At what stage of preparation is it and will it come before the House in the next session?More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which he is satisfied that issues affecting long waiting lists for various procedures in public hospitals, overcrowding at accident and emergency services and other contributory facto...More Button

Home Care Packages Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which home care packages are being made available to persons that might otherwise need hospitalisation; the number approved in each of the regions in the past three years to date; the...More Button

Departmental Reports

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: the documents published by his Department since 1 January 2016 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht: the documents published by her Department since 1 January 2016 (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Defence Forces Data

Asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence: further to Parliamentary Question No. 34 of 13 June 2019, the reason all personal injury claims finalised by the State Claims Agency on his behalf did not have subsequent disability benefits and pe...More Button

School Transport Provision

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: if free school transport will be offered in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Residency Permits

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if updated stamp 4 or the extension of residency status will be facilitated in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: the progress to date in the determination of an application for residency status and updated stamp 4 in the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Immigration Status

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if consideration has been given to offering long-term residency with conditions in the case of persons (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Asylum Applications

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: further to Parliamentary Question No. 124 of 20 June 2019, if the response reports an up-to-date appraisal of the case of the person (details supplied) in view of previous developments in the case;...More Button

Deportation Orders Re-examination

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if a deportation order will be revoked in the case of a person (details supplied) on the basis of the substantial contribution they have made to the State over the past sixteen years; and if he wil...More Button

Mobility Allowance Review

Asked the Minister for Health: the progress to date in determining the appropriate scheme to replace the mobility allowance and motorised transport grant; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Orthodontic Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which orthodontic services are readily made available by all possible means; the extent to which the school medical examinations identifies the need for such services; if the existenc...More Button

Health Promotion

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which the need for oral hygiene remains an important part of health service information; the extent to which Ireland complies with best practice in that regard; and if he will make a ...More Button

Health Services Expenditure

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which he continues to pursue best practice, efficiency and value for money in the delivery of various aspects of the health service; the extent to which a particular aspect of the ser...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the branch or branches of the health services that have failed to work within budget in the past ten years; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services

Asked the Minister for Health: the degree to which various budgetary projections and targets have been missed in the services provided; the corrective measures taken or pending to address such issues; and if he will make a state...More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which the delivery of health services here in terms of value for money compares with the most competitive overseas; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the hospitals or locations nationally most affected by longer than advisable waiting lists; the degree to which the cause of such waiting lists has been identified with a view to resolution; and if...More Button

HSE Governance

Asked the Minister for Health: his views on whether the restructured HSE is likely to improve the efficiency and delivery of the health services nationally; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Screening Programmes

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which school medical examinations continue to identify particular health issues in children that subsequently become instrumental in dealing with the issue through an earlier response...More Button

Home Care Packages Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of personnel engaged in the delivery of home care packages either directly through the HSE or through selected agencies; the extent to which the number has fluctuated in each of the past...More Button

General Practitioner Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of general practitioners practicing throughout County Kildare; the extent to which each practice is sufficiently supported to meet growing demands; and if he will make a statement on the...More Button

Speech and Language Therapy

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which speech and language therapy and mental health support exists for children in all areas nationally; if particular shortfalls have been identified and are being addressed; and if ...More Button

Medical Card Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of full medical cardholders in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Mental Health Services Data

Asked the Minister for Health: the number of incidents of self-harm in respect of children under the age of 15 reported in each of the past five years to date; the extent to which it was found possible to provide the necessary h...More Button

Hospital Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which efforts continue to be made to retain doctors and nurses here; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Health Services Staff

Asked the Minister for Health: the extent to which adequate staff at all levels remain available to the HSE to ensure delivery of health services in a fast, effective and efficient manner; and if he will make a statement on the ...More Button

Medicinal Products Availability

Asked the Minister for Health: the procedures in place to encourage manufacturers of medicines to make their product available for sale to the health service at a manageable cost with particular reference to top of the range new...More Button

Departmental Information

Asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment: the documents published by his Department since 1 January 2016 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Rent Supplement Scheme Payments

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the progress to date in switching a rent supplement payment to a new address in the case of a person (details supplied) who was previously in receipt of the payment and has submitted all documentat...More Button

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: the reason a person (details supplied) is in receipt of €270 rent supplement in view of the fact that the appropriate level of rent support for a person paying €500 per month in rent that is in rec...More Button

Disability Allowance Payments

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: when payment will issue in respect of a recent allowed appeal for a disability allowance in the case of a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Community Employment Schemes Eligibility

Asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: if reconsideration will be given to an extension of time on community employment schemes in the case of persons (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter.More Button