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Burke, Colm

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


Covid-19, Mental Health and Older People: Statements (Continued)

I thank the Minister of State for her presentation. I join with my colleague in congratulating the Deputy McEntee and her husband, Paul, on the birth of their son this morning.More Button

I will raise my concern about the number of people who are bed bound. I was given figures at a meeting of the Joint Committee on Health three weeks ago which indicated that 1,600 bed bound peopl...More Button

I published the Health (Amendment) (Professional Home Care) Bill 2020 last July. It was debate in the Dáil in September but the Second Reading was adjourned for 12 months. I understand that pro...More Button

The final issue I will raise relates to ophthalmology and cataract services, especially in the southern region. In excess of €10 million has now been made available for outpatient facilities in ...More Button