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Heydon, Martin

Tuesday, 2 July 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Health Reports

Asked the Minister for Health: the progress on implementation of the recommendations and findings of the report of the independent review group established to examine the role of voluntary organisations in publicly funded health...More Button

The voluntary sector plays a key role around the country in the delivery of health and personal social services. The origin of many voluntary organisations was to provide a service at a time when ...More Button

I am conscious that we have remarkable voluntary organisations such as KARE in my constituency. The Minister is aware of it, as it is also involved in west Wicklow as well as Kildare. It was esta...More Button

I recently attended the KARE AGM and I was struck by what many of the service users said about their desire to live alone instead of in group houses in the community. In order for them to be abl...More Button

The Minister is dead right. At the heart of the issue is addressing service level agreements and making sure they are fit for purpose. In many ways, that will involve the agreements being reviewe...More Button

Recommendation 8.3 relates to official recognition through a charter of the legally separate status of the voluntary sector reflecting its public service role. Ultimately, it is about due recogn...More Button

Disability Services Provision

Asked the Minister for Health: if his attention has been drawn to the waiting times for disability services for children in south County Kildare; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Departmental Reports

Asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform: 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 Justice and Equality: 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 Transport, Tourism and Sport: 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 Rural and Community Development: the documents published by his Department since 1 January 2016 (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button