Submissions and Presentations to the Health and Children Committee

 

17 April - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Children's and Youth Issues

17 April Minister Children and Youth Affairs OS

 

10 April - Joint Committee on Health and Children -

     Sickle Cell Disease;

Dr Corrina McMahon, opening statement

Dr Eibhlin Conneally, opening statement

Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Ireland, opening statement

     Chronic Pain Management

Chronic Pain Ireland, opening statement

The Irish Pain Society, opening statement

Irish Pain Nurses and Midwives Society, opening statement

Dr Brona Fullen, opneing statement

 

03 April - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Health Issues

Department of Health opening statement

HSE opening statement

Questions and Answers

Question and Reply no. 2

Question and Reply no. 21

Question 18 appendix 1

Question 18 appendix 2

Question 18 appendix 3

Question 18 appendix 4

Question 18 appendix 5

 Question 24 appendix

 

01 April - Joint Committee on Health and Children - General Scheme of the Aftercare Bill 2014

Department of Children and Youth Affairs opening statement

Child and Family Agency opening statement

Barnardos opening statement

EPIC opening statement

Children's Rights Alliance opening statement

Focus Ireland opening statement

 

13 March - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Suicide in Ireland

National Suicide Research Foundation, opening statement

Coroners Society of Ireland, opening statement

Central Statistics Office, opening statement

Console, opening statement

Aware opening statement

Pieta House, opening statement

Irish Association of Suicidology, opening statement

National Office for Suicide Prevention, opening statement

 

6 March - Joint Committee on Health and Children -

Session A: CMO Report HSE Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise Perinatal Deaths (2006 - Date)

Dr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health, opening statement

HSE opening statement

Session B:  Early Years Strategy

Department of Children and Youth Affairs, opening statement

Early Years Expert Advisory Group , opening statement

Centre for Effective Services, opening statement

 

27 February - Joint Committee on Health and Children -  Rare Diseases Day

GRDO opening statement

Academic Centre on Rare Diseases, o. statement

HSE opening statement

SNPA opening statemnt

Rett Syndrome Association of Ireland, o. statement

Rare Disease Taskforce, opening statement

 

25 February - Joint Committee on Health and Children - National Ambulance Service

NASRA opening statement

SIPTU opening statement

HSE opening statement

 

20 February 2014 -  Joint Committee on Health and Children -

Session A: Childcare in Ireland and Childcare Committee report;

Donegal County Childcare Committee, opening statement

Start Strong, opening statement

Session B: Childcare in Ireland and Childcare Committee report;

Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, opening statement‌

Session C: 6 months review of ‘Breach of Trust’ childcare settings.

Frances Fitzgerald TD, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, o s

 

18 February 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Current Situation in Mount Carmel Hospital

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, opneing statement

Dr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health, opening statement

 

13 February 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013

Session A

P.J. Carroll and Company Limited, opening statement

John Player & Sons Ltd, opening statement

JTI Ireland Limited, opening statement

John Mallon, Forest Éireann, opening statement

Session B

Law Society of Ireland, opening statement

 

11 February 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Neurological Health Issues

Magdalen Rogers, Neurological Alliance of Ireland, opening statement

Professor Orla Hardiman, opening statement

Dr Colin Doherty, opening statement

 

6 February 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013

Session A

Irish Medical Organisation, opening statementIrish Medical Organisation, opening statement

Irish Thoracic Society, opening statement

Institute of Public Health in Ireland, opening statement

Royal College of Physicians, opening statement

TobaccoFree Reasearch Institute Ireland, opening statement

Dr. Finbarr O’Connell, opening statement

Session B

RGDATA opening statement

Ibec opening statement

National Federation of Retail Newsagents Ireland, opening statement

Convenience Stores and Newsagent Association, opening statement

Retail Excellence Ireland, opening statement

Mike Ridgway, opening statement

 

30 January 2014- Joint Committee on Health and Children - General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013

Irish Cancer Society, opening statement

Irish Heart Foundation, opening statement

Asthma Society of Ireland, opening statement

ASH Ireland, opeing statement

Tipperary Regional Youth Service, opening statement

Children's Rights Alliance, opening statement

ISPCC opening statement

28 January 2014 - Select sub-Committee on Health - Revised Estimates 2014 Department of Health and HSE

Dr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health, opening statement

23 January 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - General Scheme of the Public Health (Standardised Packaging of Tobacco) Bill 2013 

 An Garda Síochána, opening statement

Office of the Revenue Commissioners, opening statement

HSE opening statement 23-01-14

21 January 2014 - Select sub-Committee on Children and Youth Affairs - Revised Esitmates 2014, Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, opening statement

16 January 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Health Issues

Dr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health, opening statement 16-01-14

Tony O'Brien, Director General, HSE, opening statement, 16-01-14

Questions and replies, Question 33

Questions and Replies, Appendix 3a

Questions and Replies, Appendix 3b

Questions and Replies, Question 4 Appendix

14 January 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Health Service Executive Service Plan 2014

Dr James Reilly TD, Minister for Health, opening statement

Tony O'Brien, Director General, HSE, opening statement

19 December 2013 - Joint Committee on Health and Children -Update on Children and Youth Issues

19 December-Questions and Replies update on Children and Youth Issues

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs opening statement 19 December

12 December 2013 Select-sub Committee on Health -Supplementary Estimate

Minister Reilly opening statement Supplementary Estimate

10 December 2013-Scrutiny of EU legislative proposals Schedule A: COM (2012) 541, COM (2012) 542, COM (2013) 168

Department of Heatlh EU Scrutiny

Irish Medicines Board EU Scrutiny opening statement

  5 December 2013-Introduction to the Public Health (Standarised packaging of Tobacco) Bill

Minister for Health Tobacco OS

CMO Tobacco OS

5 December 2013 HIV AIDS Strategy

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer - opening statement 

HSE HIV AIDS Opening Statement

Tiernan Brady, GLEN, opening statement

Mick Quinlan, Gay Mens Health Service, opening statement

Jimmy Goulding, Positive Now, opening statement

28 November 2013 - Health Insurance Providers discussion on Health Insurance (Amendment) Bill 2013

Health Insurance Authority opening statement

VHI Healthcare opening statement

Aviva Health Insurance Ireland Limited, opening statement

GloHealth opening statement

Laya Healthcare, opening statement

26 November 2013 - HIQA Corporate Plan

HIQA Corporate Plan 2013 to 2015

21 November 2013 - Prevention and Treatment of LYME (Borreliosis) Disease

Dr. Armin Schwarzbach, Infectolab, opening statement

Dr Eoin Healy, University College Cork, opening statement

Mícheál Casey, Dept of Agriculture, Food, and Marine, opening statement

Lisa Vandegrift Davala, opening statement

Annette Moloney, opening statement

Tracy Brennan, opening statement

19 November 2013 - 6th Report of Special Rapporteur on Child Protection

Dr, Geoffrey Shannon, Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, opening statement

Sixth Report of the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection

14 November 2013 - End of Life Care Public Hearings Session 6

Kate Bree, Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme, opening statement

Kate Bree, Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme, submission

Professor Patrick Plunkett, IAEM, opening statement

Dr. Geoff King, Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council, opening statement

Dr. Geoff King, Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council, submission

Margaret Naughton, NAHC, opening statement

Dr. Deirdre Madden, UCC, opening statement

Bryan Nolan, Irish Hospice Foundation, Opening Statement

Bryan Nolan, Irish Hospice Foundation, Submission

Professor Cillian Twomey, Consultant Geriatrician, opening statement

Joan Kelly, Irish Cancer Society, opening statement

07 November 2013 - End of Life Care Public Hearings Session 5

Odhran Allen, GLEN, Opening Statement

Odhran Allen, GLEN, Submission, Visible Lives

Regina McQuillan, St Francis Hospice, Opening Statement

Regina McQuillan, St Francis Hospice, Submission

Dr Paul D'Alton, Opening Statement

Dr Paul D'Alton, UCD, Submission

Orla Keegan, Irish Hospice Foundation, Opening Statement

07 November 2013 - End of Life Care Public Hearings Session 4

Dr. Maeve O Reilly Our Lady's Children Hospital , Crumlin opening statement

Dr.Maeve O'Reilly- Submission

Julie Ling,Lauralynn Children’s Hospice, opening statement

Julie Ling, Lauralynn Children’s Hospice, submission

 Opening statement, Jack and Jill Childrens Foundation

Brid Carroll, Irish Childhood Bereavement Network, opening statement

Brid Carroll, ICBN, Submission

05 November 2013 - End of Life Care Public Hearings Session 3

Gerry Martin, Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Opening Statement

Mary Burke, Nursing Homes Ireland Opening Statement

Anne Tan, Instuitute of Community Health Nursing, Opening Statement

Paul Gregan Opening Statement

Paul Gregan, Submission

Prof D Walsh TCD - Opening statement

 24 October 2013 - End of Life Care Public Hearings Session 2

Kevin O’ Dwyer- Voluntary Hospices Group - Opening Statement
Kevin O’ Dwyer- Voluntary Hospices Group - Submission
Dr. Brian Creedon, Chairman, IPMCA - Opening Statement
Dr. Margaret Clifford, Chairperson, IAPC - Opening Statement
Dr. Margaret Clifford, Chairperson, IAPC - Submission
Dr. Karen Ryan, Consultant in Palliative Medicine - Cover Letter
Dr. Karen Ryan, Consultant in Palliative Medicine - Submission
Dr. Karen Ryan, Consultant in Palliative Medicine - Powerpoint Presentation
Dr. Karen Ryan, Consultant in Palliative Medicine - Opening Statement
Paddie Blaney, AIIHPC - Opening Statement
Professor Dominic Ó Brannagáin, Conlsultanat - Opening Statement

24 October 2013 - End of Life Care Public Hearings Session 1

Sharon Foley, The Irish Hospice Foundation - Opening Statement
Sharon Foley, The Irish Hospice Foundation - Submission
Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Submission National Council on the FELI
Patricia Rickard-Clarke, Opening Statement National Council on the FELI
Professor Eamon O'Shea, NUI Galway - Opening Statement
Dr. Joan McCarthy, School of Nursing and Midwifery, UCC - Submission
Dr. Joan McCarthy, School of Nursing and Midwifery, UCC - Opening Statement

17 October 2013 - Update on Health Issues

Composite of Questions and Answers

July 2013 Performance Report, National Service Plan 2013 HSE

Revised Opening Statement HSE  

Report on Medical Cards HSE

Revised Opening Statement by Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly TD

25 July 2013 - Update on Health Issues

Responses to Members Questions 25 July 2013

Responses to Members Questions 25 July 2013

Report on Medical Cards July 2013

Report on NCHD's July 2013

23 July 2013 - Engagement with Chairperson Designate of Child and Family Agency

18 July 2013 - Update on Children and Youth Issues

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Opening Statement 18 July 2013

Responses to Members Questions July 2013

17 July 2013 - Young People in Detention and Related Matters

16 July 2013 - Cochlear Ear Implants

Opening Statement Happy New Ear Campaign

4 July 2013 - Transgender Health Issues

Health Service Executive Opening Statement 4 July

TENI Opening Statement

27 June 2013 - Role of Public Health Nurses

Opening Statement John Hennessy

13 June - Tackling Childhood Obesity

Joint Opening Statement

11 June 2013 - Childcare Facilities and Inspections

Minister Fitzgerald Opening Statement June 2013

Gordon Jeyes Opening Statement June 2013

Gordon Jeyes Appendix 1

Early Childhood Ireland Opening Statement

Opening Statement Startstrong

11 June 2013 - Recruitment and Conditions of Employment for Non Consultant Hospital Doctors

Health Service Executive Opening StatementHealth Service Executive Opening Statement

23 May 2013 - Update on Health Issues

Minister for Health Opening Statement May 2013Ju

Tony O'Brien Opening Statement May 2013

Responses to Members Questions May 2013

Hearings on the Heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013

 21 May 2013 - Legal Hearings

Session 1:

Session 2:

 Session 3:

Session 4:

 20 May 2013 - Psychiatry & Other Medical Groups

Session 1: Psychiatry & Perinatal Psychiatrists

College of Psychiatrists of Ireland:

Perinatal Psychiatrists

Session 2: Psychiatry

Session 3: Psychiatry

Session 4: Other Medical Specialities

17 May 2013 - Policy, Medical & Obstetrics

Jerry Buttimer TD Chairman of Committee on Health and Children opening statement

Session 1: Policy - Overview of Heads of Bill

Session 2: Regulatory & Representative Bodies

Session 3: Obstetric Care Facilities - Larger Hospitals

Session 4: Obstetric Care Facilities - Other Hospitals

25 April 2013 - Organ Donation

 Dr David Hickey Opening Statement

Intensive Care Society of Ireland Opening Statement

Mr JP MCDowell Opening Statement

Professor Peter Conlon Opening Statement

Dr Liam Plant Opening Statement

19 April 2013 -Update on Children and Youth Issues

Minister Fitzgerald Opening Statement April 2013

Responses to Members Questions April 2013

18 April 2013 - Organ Donation

Irish Kidney Association Opening Statement

Irish Donor Network Opening Statement

Organ Procurement Office Opening Statement

28 March 2013 - State Dental Schemes

Irish Dental Association Submission

Irish Dental Association Appendix 1

Irish Dental Association Appendix 2

14 March 2013 - Challenges Pertaining to Epilepsy in Ireland and Tackling Childhood Poverty

Epilepsy Ireland Opening Statement

Childhood Development Initiative Opening Statement

Preparing for Life Opening Statement

Young Ballymun Opening Statement

12 March 2013 - Tackling Childhood Poverty

Startstrong Opening Statement

Barnardos Opening Statement

One Family Opening Statement

One Family Presentation

7 March 2013 - Health Service Executive Service Plan 2013 and issues pertaining to Medical Cards

Tony O'Brien Opening Statement

5 March 2013 - Employment Conditions of Non Consultant Hospital Doctors

Opening Statement Irish Medical Organisation

Opening Statement Health Service Executive

28 February 2013 - Establishment of the Child and Family Support Agency

Opening Statement Family Resource Centre National Forum

Gordon Jeyes Opening Statement

Gordon Jeyes Opening Statement Appendix 1

Gordon Jeyes Opening Statement Appendix 2

Gordon Jeyes Opening Statement Appendix 3

21 February 2013 - EU Scrutiny COM (2012) 788 and Health Insurance Levy

Opening Statement Health Insurance Authority

Aviva Health Insurance Opening Statement

Opening Statement VHI

Opening Statement Department of Health

Opening Statement Glo Health

 14 February 2013 - Tackling Obesity

 Operation Transformation Presentation

7 February 2013 - Lung Health Promotion

Irish Thoracic Society Opening Statement

Asthma Society of Ireland Opening Statement

Cystic Fibrosis Association of Ireland Opening Statement

Alpha One Foundation Opening Statement

Irish Sleep Apnoea Trust Opening Statement

Professor Tim McDonnell Opening Statement

 24 January 2013 - Independent Study into Ward Staffing levels in Irish hospitals

INMO Opening Statement

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Public Hearings on the Implementation of the Government Decision following the publication of the Expert Group Report into matters relating to A, B, C, vs Ireland

10 January - Church and Advocacy Groups

Session A

Session B

Session C

 

9 January 2013 - Legal Hearings

Session A

Session B

  • ‌, Mr Stephen O'Hare and Mr Alan D.P. Brady

Session C

8 January 2013 - Medical Hearings

Session 1 

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

 

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