Thursday, 27 June 2019

Questions (136, 140, 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 197, 198, 199, 200, 205)

Louise O'Reilly

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136. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of increasing the number of obstetricians and gynaecologists employed by ten. [27246/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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140. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of recruiting five and ten orthodontists, respectively, on the average pay grade in tabular form. [27250/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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176. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing 100, 200, 300 and 400 nurses, respectively, on the average pay scale in tabular form. [27326/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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177. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing 100, 150 and 200 midwives, respectively, on the average pay scale in tabular form. [27327/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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178. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing ten and 25 advanced nurse practitioners in tabular form. [27328/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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179. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing ten and 25 community nurse specialists in tabular form. [27329/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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180. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing ten community physiotherapists and hospital physiotherapists at entry level with five years experience and ten years of experience, respectively. [27330/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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197. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing 100 occupational therapists. [27347/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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198. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing 100 physiotherapists. [27348/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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199. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing 150 psychologists. [27349/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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200. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing 100 speech and language therapists. [27350/19]

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Louise O'Reilly

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205. Deputy Louise O'Reilly asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of employing 250 speech and language therapists based on mid-point 2018 pay scales. [27355/19]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

I propose to take Questions Nos. 136, 140, 176 to 180, inclusive, 197 to 200, inclusive, and 205 together.

I have asked the HSE to respond directly to the Deputy on this matter.