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2 News Haddington road and voluntary sector staff pay

The Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly told Billy Kelleher (FF, Cork NC) that staff employed in organizations funded by health service grants under §39 of the Health Act were not public servants and therefore not party to the Haddington…

1 Debates: Cuts and austerity in disability and other services

Cuts in health and social services were raised by deputies and senators as soon as the Dail and Seanad returned in September.  On the order of business in the Seanad, Darragh O’Brien (FF, labour) questioned cuts in services in St…

Universal Health Insurance

The Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly, informed Caoimhghin O Caolain (SF, Cavan Monaghan) of the progress of the government’s plan for universal health insurance (Dail Eireann, Debates, 8th May 2013, 478).  Called UHI (Universal Health Insurance), a white paper…

Personal assistance services, home helps

Personal assistance services were raised in the course of a topical debate in the Dail  (Dail Eireann, Debates, 27th September 2012, 146-8).  The Minister for Health, James Reilly, told Brian Stanley (SF, Laois Offaly) that he had instructed the Health…

Traveller health, housing

The Minister for Health, James Reilly told Finian McGrath (ind, Dublin NC) that the money spent on Traveller health units in 2011 was €10,456,230 (Dail Eireann, Debates, 11th July 2012, 567).  Funding for Traveller health had been reduced in recent…

Budget cuts: LCDP, mental health, disability services, women

Timmy Dooley (FF, Clare) and Brian Stanley (SF, Laois Offaly) questioned the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government about the €8m cut in the Local and Community Development Programme (LCDP) (Dail Eireann, Debates, 2nd February 2012, 88-9).  Responding,…

Proportion on medical cards reaches 37%

The Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly, told Clare Daly (SP, Dublin N) that the total proportion of people in receipt of medical cards was now 36.89%  (Dail Eireann, Debates,14th September 2011, 508-9).    

Lottery funding

Asked about lottery funding for health organizations, the Minister for Health confirmed that the breakdown between lottery funding and exchequer funding was not available by vote or sub-head basis (Dail Eireann, Debates, 9th June 2011, 196-7).  In those votes that…

National Lottery funding

The Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan, gave details to Sean Fleming (FF, Laois Offaly) of the allocations of the national lottery to government funding (Dail Eireann, Debates, 24th May 2011, 110-111).  The total amount of lottery money transferred to government…

Mental health and the economic collapse

The senate debated the effects of the economic collapse on mental health (Seanad Eireann, Debates, 10th November 2010, 587-610).  The Minister of State at the Department of Health and Children, John Moloney, spoke of the recently launched See change national…

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