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Collins, Joan

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Medicinal Products Availability

I tabled a written question on 24 January asking what the status of talks were between Vertex and the HSE. The reply stated that talks resumed last December and the Minister stated at the end of F...More Button

Cystic fibrosis awareness week starts this week. I watched Jillian McNulty last night on the "Claire Byrne Live" show, as well as Ronan and Linda, the parents of young Finn, and Aidan, who are w...More Button

I would particularly like to mention Hazel Robinson, a mother who has been camping outside these Houses for the last few days. She has a young daughter who has CF. I got word that there could b...More Button

Medicinal Products Availability (Continued)

That is great news for the CF community, parents, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland and the children. I watched Aidan last night. He is 43 years of age and his lung capacity is down to 40%. For him, that ...More Button

I hope that the march tomorrow will be one of celebration and that they will be out in the streets. Those affected expect the talks to be concluded in the coming days in order that they can see ...More Button

The Minister referred to future drugs that could be introduced by Vertex. Have they been included in the deal or are they separate issue? I thank the Minister for coming to the Dáil and making ...More Button

Teacher Data

Asked the Minister for Education and Skills: the number of teachers in voluntary secondary schools in receipt of the supervision and substitution allowance.More Button