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White, Alex

Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Care Services: Motion [Private Members] (Continued)

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Medical Card Drugs

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Departmental Funding

Due to the very difficult and challenging economic environment the Government has committed to achieving additional savings in health expenditure during 2013 and 2014 with €781m savings targeted in...More Button

Medicinal Products Supply

The agreement provides for clearly documented procedures and timelines for the assessment of new medicines in as timely a fashion as possible. More Button

The HSE has confirmed that it has received an application for inclusion of Kalydeco (generic name: Ivacaftor) under the community drugs schemes. The application will be considered in line with th...More Button

The HTA report will be an important input to assist decision making and is required to be available to assist the HSE in ensuring that the most appropriate decision is made. No further comment is...More Button

Medical Card Applications

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

The Health Service Executive has been asked to examine this matter and to reply to the Deputy as soon as possible.More Button

Orthodontic Services Waiting Lists

The HSE provides orthodontic treatment to patients based on their level of clinical need. An individual's access to orthodontic treatment is determined against a set of clinical guidelines and pri...More Button

Medicinal Products Prices

Following intensive negotiations involving the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA), the HSE and the Department of Health, a major new deal on the cost of drugs in the State was concl...More Button

Primary Care Centres Expenditure

The allocation to Primary Care will be determined in the context of the HSE Service Plan for 2013, which is still under preparation. More Button

Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility

There are no plans to extend the list of conditions covered by the Long Term Illness Scheme.More Button

Under the Drug Payment Scheme, no individual or family pays more than €132 per calendar month towards the cost of approved prescribed medicines. The scheme significantly reduces the cost burden ...More Button

Health Screening Programmes

Provision of osteoporosis screening is a service matter for the Health Service Executive, therefore, the question has been referred to the HSE for direct reply to the Deputy.More Button

  Question No. 655 answered with Question No. 628.More Button