Submissions and Presentations to the Health and Children Committee

 

11 December 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Health services issues for the Irish communities in both the UK and the USA

Opening statement by Minister Deenihan

Opening statement by Dr Mary Tilki

Opening statement by Brian O'Dwyer

 

9 December 2014 - Select sub-Committee on Children and Youth Affairs - 2014 Supplementary Estimates for Public Service – Vote 40 (Children and Youth Affairs)

Opening statement by Minister Reilly

 

9 December 2014 - Select sub-Committee on Health - 2014 Supplementary Estimates for Public Services: Vote 39 - (Health Service Executive) -

Opening statement by Minister Varadkar

 

4 December 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Deep Brain Tissue Treatment; and, Report on Best Practice Access Guidelines – Designing Accessible Environments

Session A

HSE opening statement

Session B

Irish Wheelchair Association opening statement

 

2 December 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - National Ambulance Review

HIQA opening statement

 

27 November 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - HIV in Ireland: Advances in testing opportunities and enhancing engagement with health services

GLEN presentation

 

13 November 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Children and Youth Affairs

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs opening statement

Replies to questions from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Reply to question 6 from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs

 

6 November 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Services for adolescents who suffer acquired brain injuries; and, Deep brain stimulation treatment benefits

Session A:

Catriona Devlin, opening statement

Session B:

Dr. Richard Walsh, Consultant Neurologist, opening statement

Pat O'Rourke, Parkinson's Association of Ireland, opening statement

Breda Tufts, opening statement

Gavin Quigley, Consultant Neurosurgeon, opening statement

Nicola Moore, Northern Ireland Parkinson's UK, opening statement

 

4 November 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Child Protection Services

Dr Carol Coulter, opening statement

Dr Helen Buckley, opening statement

Ceili O'Callaghan, opening statement

 

23 October 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Priorities for mental health services in Ireland; and, Update on Health Issues

Session A:

Mental Health Reform opening statement

Session B:

Minister for Health opening statement

HSE opening statement

Replies to questions

Q20a

Q20b,c,d,e

Q30

 

16 October 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Coping with stillbirth loss; and, The emerging situation for Ireland in relation to the Ebola virus.

Session A:

Brian Roche, Féileacáin, opening statement

Mairie Cregan, Féileacáin, opening statement

Session B:

Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Health, opening statement

 

9 October 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Addressing the Implications of Concussion in Sport

Session A:

IRFU opening statementGAA opening statement

GAA opening statement

 IRUPA opening statement

Irish Amateur Boxing Association opening statement

Horse Sport Ireland opening statement

Session B

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, opening statement

Dr Tony Gaynor, Dept of Education and Skills, opening statement

 

2 October 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Addressing the Implications of Concussion in Sport

Session A:

 Professor Michael Molloy, opening statement

Prof John Ryan, opening statement

Dr Michael Farrell, opening statement

Session B:

Barbara O'Connell, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, opening statement

Dr Adrian McGoldrick, The Turf Club and Irish Jockey's Association, statement

FAI opening statement

 

25 September 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - The targeted services of Tusla (Child and Family Agency)

Tusla (Child and Family Agency), opening statement

 

22 July 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - HSE investigations into Section 38 and Section 39 funded agencies and the impact on the Provision of Services

HSE opening statement 22-07-2014

 

17 July 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Children and Youth Affairs

Minster Reilly OS 17 July

Questions and Replies 17 July

 

10 July 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Health Issues‌

Minister for Health Opening Statement 10 July

HSE opening Statement 10 July

Questions and Replies Update on Health Issues 10 July

Questions and Replies 2 Update on Health Issues 10 July

Questions and Replies Question 14 Appendix 10 July

Questions and Replies Question 21 Appendix 1-10 July

Questions and Replies Question 21 Appendix 2-10 July

Questions and Replies Question 21 Appendix 3-10 July

 

 

03 July 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Fertility Issues in Ireland; and The Cost of Blindness in Ireland

National Infertility Support and Information Group opening statement 03-07-14

National Vision Coalition opening statement 03-07-14

 

01 July 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Expanding the Role of the Pharmacy

Irish Pharmacy opening statement 3-7-2014

 

26 June 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Adoption in Ireland

International Adoption Association (Ireland)

Children's Rights Alliance

Adoption Rights Alliance

Adoption Authority

 

24 June 2014 -  Joint Committee on Health and Children -Provision of Epinephrine Auto-Injectors

Caroline Sloan OS 24 June

Dr Michael Byrne OS

Prof J Hourihane OS

Irish Medicines Board

 

19 June 2014 - Select sub-Committee on Health and Children - Health (General Practitioner Service) Bill 2014 - Committee Stage

Minister White OS

 

17 June 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - HSE -Revised Implementation Measures (Haddington Road Agreement)

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation

 

10 June 2014- Joint Committee on Health and Children-Discussion on Ombudsman for Children reports: 'A Meta-analysis of Repetitive Root Cause Issues Regarding the Provision of Services for Children in Care'; 'Report on the investigation of HSE Social Work Service Provision in North Lee'; and 'A report based on an investigation into the implementation of Children First: National Guidelines for the Protection and Welfare of Children'

Ombudsman For Children Reports OS

 

 05 June 2014- Joint Committee on Health and Children- Health Information and Quality Authority: Annual overview report on the regulation and designated centres for older people- 2013

HIQA Opening Statement 5 June

 

29 May 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children -Youth Work in Ireland

29 May Youth Council OS

29 May Comhairle na nÓg National Executive‌‌

 

27 May 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Irish Medical Organisation: 'Help Us to Help More Campaign'

Irish Medical Organisation opening statement

 

08 May 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Consideration of the two 2013 six-monthly EU Scrutiny Reports of the Department of Health and Department of Children and Youth Affairs

Secretary General Health OS

Secretary General DCYA OS

 

17 April 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - Update on Children's and Youth Issues

17 April Minister Children and Youth Affairs OS

 

10 April 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children -

     Sickle Cell Disease;

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

Department of Children and Youth Affairs opening statement

Tusla (Child and Family Agency), opening statement

Barnardos opening statement

EPIC opening statement

Children's Rights Alliance opening statement

Focus Ireland opening statement

 

Additional submissions received:

Barnardos submission

EPIC submission

 

13 March 2014 - 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 2014 - 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 2014 - 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 2014 - Joint Committee on Health and Children - National Ambulance Service

NASRA opening statement

SIPTU 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

 

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