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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Credit Unions

Michael Moynihan

101. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance the status of his engagement with the credit unions. [17142/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Insurance Costs

Michael Moynihan

106. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance the action being taken on differential pricing in the motor and home insurance markets. [17141/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Driver Test

Michael Moynihan

259. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Transport if motorcycle lessons will be allowed to go ahead at present; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16378/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Tax Reliefs

Michael Moynihan

354. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance the tax reliefs or concessions available to support persons working from home. [1866/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Medicinal Products

Michael Moynihan

869. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the status of the reimbursement process for the drug luxturna; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16353/21]

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Wed, 31 Mar 2021

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Maternity Services

Michael Moynihan

939. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the status of the implementation of the HSE Breastfeeding Action Plan 2016-2021; if plans are in place for a new breastfeeding action plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [16645/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Banking Sector

Michael Moynihan

47. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance the measures he proposes to take to strengthen the banking sector following recent announcements of branch closures nationally. [16250/21]

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Thu, 25 Mar 2021

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Banking Sector

Michael Moynihan

48. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Finance the role he sees for credit unions in filling the gap left by bank closures in rural areas. [16251/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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National Broadband Plan

Michael Moynihan

242. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications the timeframe for areas that have been surveyed for the national broadband plan to be connected to fibre broadband; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14903/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Primary Care Centres

Michael Moynihan

1640. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the status of the establishment of a primary care centre in Millstreet, County Cork; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14901/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Respite Care Services

Michael Moynihan

1793. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the status of the provision of €5 million funding for nine additional respite houses announced on 23 February 2021; the location of each respite house; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15455/21]

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Wed, 24 Mar 2021

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Agriculture Schemes

Michael Moynihan

1976. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if consideration will be given to extending the eligibility for the low emission slurry spreading, LESS, scheme under the TAMS grants to agricultural contractors that wish to upgrade their equipment to reduce emissions; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [14902/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Parental Leave

Michael Moynihan

643. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth when the legislation will be progressed to provide the additional three weeks of parent's leave; if this change will come into effect in April 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12812/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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English Language Training Organisations

Michael Moynihan

672. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science if specific supports will be introduced to assist the English language sector in Ireland considering that this sector is wholly dependent on international travel and has no domestic demand to depend on; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12898/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Nursing Homes Support Scheme

Michael Moynihan

812. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the expected timeframe for the policy changes to the nursing homes support scheme to cap the financial assessment of family farms or businesses; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12810/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Milk Quota

Michael Moynihan

1013. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if there is a mechanism available to apply for a refund of a penalty that was applied to a person for over production under the milk quota regime; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12811/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Departmental Schemes

Michael Moynihan

1056. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Rural and Community Development if specific funding schemes will be introduced to support community and voluntary organisations that cannot fundraise and have no source of income at present; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13334/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Home Help Service

Michael Moynihan

232. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities in receipt of home support hours in each LHO area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the number of persons on the waiting list for same in each LHO area; and the number waiting 0 to 3, 3 to 6, 6 to 12 and 12 months plus in tabular form. [12392/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Disability Services Data

Michael Moynihan

233. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities in receipt of personal assistance hours in each LHO area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the number of persons on the waiting list for same in each LHO area; and the number waiting 0 to 3, 3 to 6, 6 to 12 and 12 months plus in tabular form. [12393/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Disability Services Provision

Michael Moynihan

234. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of residential places for persons with a disability currently being provided as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available by CHO in tabular form. [12394/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Disability Services Provision

Michael Moynihan

235. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of new emergency places provided to persons with a disability as of 31 December 2020 by local health office area in tabular form. [12395/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Disabilities Assessments

Michael Moynihan

236. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of children as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available that were awaiting a first assessment from the HSE under the Disability Act 2005 in each local health office in tabular form. [12396/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Physiotherapy Services

Michael Moynihan

237. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the physiotherapy waiting list in each local health area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the number of persons waiting less than 4, 4 to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number of persons waiting aged 0 to 4, 5 to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 years of age plus in each category in tabular form. [12397/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Speech and Language Therapy

Michael Moynihan

238. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the speech and language therapy assessment waiting list in each local health area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the number of persons waiting less than 4, 4 to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number of persons waiting aged 0 to 17 and 18 years of age plus in each category in tabular form. [12398/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Speech and Language Therapy

Michael Moynihan

239. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the speech and language therapy initial treatment waiting list in each local health area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the number of persons waiting less than 4, 4 to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number of persons waiting aged 0 to 17 and 18 years of age plus in each category in tabular form. [12399/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Speech and Language Therapy

Michael Moynihan

240. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the speech and language therapy further treatment waiting list in each local health area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the number of persons waiting less than 4, 4 to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number of persons waiting aged 0 to 17 and 18 years of age plus in each category in tabular form. [12400/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Occupational Therapy

Michael Moynihan

241. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the occupational therapy first-time assessment waiting list in each local health area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than 4, 4 to 12 and more than 12 months, respectively; and the number waiting aged 0 to 4, 5 to 17, 18 to 64 and 65 years of age plus in each category in tabular form. [12401/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Disability Services Provision

Michael Moynihan

249. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of new emergency places provided to persons with a disability as of 1 March 2021, by local health office in tabular form. [12410/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Driver Test

Michael Moynihan

105. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Transport the steps being taken to address the waiting lists for driver tests; if additional resources can be put in place to reduce the backlog of appointments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11058/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Third Level Fees

Michael Moynihan

402. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Education if she will seek a review of the Gaeltacht fees that are being charged for students of a college (details supplied) in 2021; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [11059/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Drugs Payment Scheme

Michael Moynihan

732. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if the drug Cariban, which is prescribed for patients with hyperemesis gravidarum, will be covered by the drugs payment scheme in view of the high cost of the medicine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11060/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Moynihan

769. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if the vaccine allocation strategy will be reviewed to give consideration to prioritising immunosuppressed persons who are extremely vulnerable; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11200/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Moynihan

901. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if persons with chronic heart disease will be included in cohort 5 of the vaccine allocation groups; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11719/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Primary Medical Certificates

Michael Moynihan

943. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health when primary medical certificate applications will begin to be processed; if steps are being taken to address the backlog of applications to be processed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11892/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Moynihan

966. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if third-year children's and general nursing students of University College Cork, UCC, will receive their vaccinations before commencing their placement in Cork University Hospital, CUH, on 8 March 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11959/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Moynihan

824. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if there are plans in place to review the position of persons with cerebral palsy on the prioritisation list for Covid-19 vaccinations, with a view to ensuring they receive vaccinations earlier; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9645/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Moynihan

825. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if there are plans in place to review the position of persons with muscular dystrophy on the prioritisation list for Covid-19 vaccinations, with a view to ensuring they receive vaccinations earlier; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9646/21]

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Thu, 18 Feb 2021

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Disabilities Assessments

Michael Moynihan

300. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health his views on claims that the preliminary team assessment falls short of the standard required to deliver a proper assessment of a possible diagnosis of a child and that it is the direct opposite of that planned in the Disability Act 2005; and his further views on assertions that the implementation of the preliminary team assessment has exacerbated an already intolerable situation for the children and their families and should cease immediately. [9245/21]

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Thu, 18 Feb 2021

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Disabilities Assessments

Michael Moynihan

301. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health his views on claims that preliminary team assessment could be in breach of codes of conduct and ethics set down by the regulator of the sector, CORU; and his views on the assertion that it is unethical to expect clinicians to complete a 90-minute assessment and make a determination of disability. [9246/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Moynihan

965. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the HSE national renal office statement that in-centre haemodialysis patients should be considered similar to persons aged 65 and older who are residents of long-term care facilities in terms of prioritisation for the first wave of Covid-19 vaccination; if he will place these patients in cohort 1 for vaccination against Covid-19 given such patients are extremely medically vulnerable and have a very high mortality risk; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8936/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

Michael Moynihan

966. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to published data indicating a Covid-19 case mortality rate amongst kidney patients similar to that of residents of long-term care facilities; if he will move them into cohort 1 for Covid-19 vaccination given the particular vulnerability of kidney patients, that is, persons on dialysis and kidney transplant recipients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8937/21]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021

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School Facilities

Michael Moynihan

435. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Education if funding will be allocated to a school (details supplied) in County Cork for essential works on its science facilities; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [3564/21]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021

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Fuel Allowance

Michael Moynihan

525. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Social Protection the way in which income from UK pensions was assessed and calculated with regard to an application for the fuel allowance by a person (details supplied) in County Cork; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [4348/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Disability Services Data

Michael Moynihan

320. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities in receipt of home support hours in each local health office area as of 1 January 2021 or the latest date available, in tabular form; the number of persons currently on the waiting list for same in each local health office area, in tabular form; the number waiting from zero to three months, three to six months and six to 12 months, and for more than 12 months. [3002/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Disability Services Data

Michael Moynihan

321. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons with disabilities in receipt of personal assistance hours in each local health office area as of 1 January 2021 or the latest date available, in tabular form; the number of persons currently on the waiting list for same in each local health office area, in tabular form; the number waiting from zero to three months, three to six months and six to 12 months, and for more than 12 months. [3003/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Disability Services Data

Michael Moynihan

322. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of residential places for persons with a disability currently being provided as of 1 January 2021 or the latest date available by community health organisation area, in tabular form. [3004/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Disability Services Data

Michael Moynihan

323. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of new emergency places provided to persons with a disability as of 31 December 2020 by local health office area, in tabular form. [3005/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Disability Services Data

Michael Moynihan

324. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of children as of 1 January 2021 or the latest date available who were awaiting a first assessment from the HSE under the Disability Act 2005, by local health office area, in tabular form. [3006/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Physiotherapy Services

Michael Moynihan

325. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the physiotherapy waiting list as of 1 January 2021 or the latest date available; the number waiting for less than four months, from four to 12 months, and for more than 12 months, by local health office area, in tabular form, and the number in each category waiting aged between zero and four years, five and 17 years and 18 and 64 years, and from 65 years upwards. [3007/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Disability Services Data

Michael Moynihan

326. Deputy Michael Moynihan asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the speech and language therapy assessment waiting list as of 1 January 2021 or the latest date available; the number waiting less than four months, from four to 12 months, and for more than 12 months, by local health office area in tabular form, and the number in each category waiting aged between zero and 17 years and over 18 years. [3008/21]

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