Respite Care Services Provision

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<p id="para_1732" class="">126. <strong>Deputy Brendan Griffin</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> if respite care will be provided to a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41359/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1733" class="">The Government is committed to providing services and supports for people with disabilities which will empower them to live independent lives, provide greater independence in accessing the services they choose, and enhance their ability to tailor the supports required to meet their needs and plan their lives. This commitment is outlined in the Programme for Partnership Government, which is guided by two principles: equality of opportunity and improving the quality of life for people with disabilities. </p>
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Hospital Services

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<p id="para_1735" class="">127. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in general medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41360/18]</p>
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Hospital Services

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<p id="para_1737" class="">128. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in emergency medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41361/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1739" class="">129. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in cardiology at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41362/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1741" class="">130. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in endocrinology at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41363/18]</p>
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Maternity Services Provision

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<p id="para_1743" class="">131. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in the early pregnancy unit at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41364/18]</p>
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Hospital Services

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<p id="para_1745" class="">132. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in oncology at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41365/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1747" class="">133. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in dermatology at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41366/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1749" class="">134. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in geriatric medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41367/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1751" class="">135. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in gastroenterology at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41368/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1753" class="">136. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in respiratory medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41369/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1755" class="">137. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in physical medicine at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41370/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1757" class="">138. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade at which they are employed in pathology services at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41371/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1759" class="">139. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in palliative care at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41372/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1761" class="">140. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in general surgery at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41373/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1763" class="">141. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in orthopaedics at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department [41374/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1765" class="">142. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in urology at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41375/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1767" class="">143. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in intensive care at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41376/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1769" class="">144. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in ENT at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41377/18]</p>
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<p id="para_1771" class="">145. <strong>Deputy Gerry Adams</strong> asked the <strong>Minister for Health</strong> the number of staff and the grade in which they are employed in anaesthetics at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda; if there is a waiting list for this unit; if so, the number of persons on the waiting list; the length of time they been waiting; and the number of staff vacancies within the department. [41378/18]</p>
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