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Thu, 12 Dec 2019

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Hospital Consultant Contracts

John Brassil

151. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if he will address a matter regarding public health specialists (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52191/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Revenue Commissioners

John Brassil

147. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Finance the reason the Revenue Commissioners do not accept electronic transfers (details supplied) as a more direct and easily accessible payment method; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51878/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Revenue Commissioners

John Brassil

148. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Finance if issues (details supplied) for the repayment of nursing home loans will be addressed and simplified; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51880/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Revenue Commissioners

John Brassil

149. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Finance if issues will be addressed regarding the payment of the nursing home loan through the Revenue Commissioners online service for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51887/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Hospital Staff Recruitment

John Brassil

309. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of the locum oncologist at University Hospital Kerry; if the person occupying the role at present is expected to remain in the role; his plans to fill the position on a permanent basis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51095/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

320. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 326 of 1 October 2019, the status of the appointment of a person to the oncologist post at University Hospital Kerry by the South/South West Hospital Group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51156/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Drugs Payment Scheme

John Brassil

332. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 423 of 2 July 2019, the status of the review; when the results will be published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51207/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Food Safety Authority of Ireland

John Brassil

411. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to funding concerns in the Food Safety Authority of Ireland; if representations have been made in this regard; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51619/19]

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Thu, 5 Dec 2019

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Home Care Packages Funding

John Brassil

297. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the provision that will be made for the roll out of the home care support package (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51077/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

John Brassil

92. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Finance if he will address the case of a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50664/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Emergency Works Scheme Applications

John Brassil

247. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will address a matter regarding a school (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50384/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Medicinal Products

John Brassil

404. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No.129 of 14 November 2019, the status of the sodium valproate response report which was recently presented to him; the actions or outcomes anticipated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50159/19]

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019

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Pharmacy Data

John Brassil

144. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the number of claims by pharmacies in each of the years 2016 to 2018 for non-dispensing fees in cases in which the pharmacist exercised his or her professional judgment and did not dispense an item on a GMS prescription; the amount paid in non-dispensing fees in each of those years; and the value of the non-dispensed medicines in respect of these claims for non-dispensing in each year in tabular form. [49496/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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General Practitioner Services

John Brassil

74. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the action being taken to protect general practitioner services in Milltown, County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48762/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Ambulance Service

John Brassil

77. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the reason for the significant deterioration in ambulance turnaround times in Kerry University Hospital between September 2017 and September 2019. [48763/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Student Support Schemes

John Brassil

202. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills the policies being developed to ensure that students with disabilities can complete their university education without incurring fees for deferring some of their coursework; and if a plan that would allocate funds to allow additional time for students with visual and hearing impairments and who use wheelchairs to complete their university degree will be supported. [48706/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Hospital Staff Data

John Brassil

274. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the expenditure by public hospitals on locum pharmacists; the rate of pay paid to locum pharmacists in publicly funded hospitals; if locum agencies are used and the daily and weekly rates paid to those agencies in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48613/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Nursing Staff Remuneration

John Brassil

290. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the estimated net cost for 2019 of implementing the nurses’ pay deal agreed in February 2019 based on the savings and productivity measures to be put in place; if the independent verification process to determine the level of savings generated by productivity measures to offset the cost of the deal which was proposed in the Labour Court agreement that led to a resolution of the strike has been put in place; if so, the terms of reference; the details of those who will serve on it; and if the initiatives set out under the agreement will be paused if verified savings and productivity do not materialise by the end of the year in keeping with the recommendation of the Labour Court in dealing with the recent nurses’ pay dispute. [48691/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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National Broadband Plan Implementation

John Brassil

386. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment if discussions have taken place between his Department and companies (details supplied) regarding the minimum amount of premises for the project; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48719/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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National Broadband Plan Data

John Brassil

387. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the number of providers that have been accepted for the national broadband plan; the number of providers that have been rejected without engagement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48721/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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National Broadband Plan Data

John Brassil

388. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the material change to the national broadband plan intervention area since the mapping exercise; the number of premises added to the intervention area; the number of premises removed from same; the breakdown of premises removed from the intervention area by operator type that is fixed line, cable, mobile, fixed wireless; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48724/19]

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Thu, 21 Nov 2019

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Higher Education Institutions

John Brassil

85. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the timeframe in which students with disabilities that are wheelchair users, visually impaired and hearing impaired could complete their degree course will be extended by at least one extra year without incurring extra costs or fees; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48385/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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HSE Reviews

John Brassil

213. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if the findings of the review of the HSE reimbursement and pricing decision-making process undertaken by a firm (details supplied) will be published; the date his Department received these findings; if his Department will be implementing recommendations received; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48230/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Medicinal Products

John Brassil

214. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of the implementation of the HSE’s best-value biologics process; if the HSE has plans to review this process to drive greater adoption of the designated best-value biological drug; if the HSE will expand this programme to further therapy areas in which a biosimilar drug is available here; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48231/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Medicinal Products

John Brassil

215. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of the planned development of a national biosimilar medicines policy statement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48232/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Medicinal Products

John Brassil

129. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of the sodium valproate response report which was recently presented to him; the actions or outcomes anticipated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46966/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

131. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46983/19]

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

132. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a MRI for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46987/19]

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Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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Basic Payment Scheme Eligibility

John Brassil

176. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine the status of a basic payment entitlement for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45887/19]

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Thu, 7 Nov 2019

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Free Travel Scheme

John Brassil

191. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the service by Dublin Bus from Dublin Airport to Heuston Station accepts free travel cards from commuters; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45854/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Disabled Drivers and Passengers Scheme

John Brassil

117. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Finance if the case of a person (details supplied) will be reviewed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44677/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Visa Applications

John Brassil

374. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation the status of a work visa for a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44372/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Pharmacy Services

John Brassil

463. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health his plans to extend the services available at community pharmacies with specific reference to a minor ailment scheme, new medicine service and the expansion of the free contraceptive scheme to be accessed via pharmacies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44341/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Health Services Funding

John Brassil

531. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 376 of 22 October 2019, if he has evaluated the full costings over the ten-year timeframe provided in the Sláintecare report; his views on whether the costings (details supplied) are accurate for the purposes of implementing the recommendations in the report; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44594/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Hospital Consultant Data

John Brassil

595. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if the grade of consultant in public health medicine will be established here (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44857/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Health and Social Care Professionals

John Brassil

682. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if his Department continues to recognise that physiotherapy is an autonomous health profession and that patients do not have to have a prior medical referral to access physiotherapy services in the public health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [45316/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Departmental Programmes

John Brassil

918. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the active smarter travel programme; if and when further funding calls will be made by his Department for this funding mechanism; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44685/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Road Improvement Schemes

John Brassil

926. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport when funding will be made available to Kerry County Council to carry out works on the Rathscannel road, R551, Abbeydorney, County Kerry; the plans in place to have the road reopened; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44820/19]

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Wed, 23 Oct 2019

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HSE Staff Remuneration

John Brassil

164. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if a breakdown will be provided regarding a salary arrears payment to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43804/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Hospital Services

John Brassil

310. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if the full complement of coronary care unit beds will remain fully open and operational at University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43088/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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Health Services Funding

John Brassil

376. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if he has evaluated the costings provided in the Sláintecare report; the estimated full year cost of the Sláintecare recommendations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43360/19]

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Tue, 22 Oct 2019

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HSE Expenditure

John Brassil

408. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the HSE gross hospital expenditure on drugs and medicines between 2015 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43486/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Statute of Limitations

John Brassil

254. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will consider lifting the limitation period relating to all thalidomide claims; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41738/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Thalidomide Victims Compensation

John Brassil

317. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if an acknowledgement will be provided of the wrongdoing by the State in the non-withdrawal and recall of thalidomide; if a full apology will be given for all wrongdoing; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41737/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Thalidomide Victims Compensation

John Brassil

318. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if a fair and equitable compensation package will be considered for all thalidomide survivors; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41768/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Thalidomide Victims Compensation

John Brassil

360. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if proper provision of healthcare entitlements to address specific and unique health issues of thalidomide survivors will be provided; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41766/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Primary Care Centres

John Brassil

3. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of the decisive shift to primary care pledged in the Programme for Partnership Government; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41486/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Home Care Packages Administration

John Brassil

25. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the action that will be taken to reduce the waiting list for homecare in County Kerry in which the numbers waiting have seen a significant rise during 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41223/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Hospital Discharges

John Brassil

66. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the initiatives being taken to reduce the number of delayed discharges in University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41224/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

John Brassil

125. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the anomaly will be addressed within the SUSI assessment for the special rate of top up grant (details supplied); if the rule will be removed in view of the fact if the income is below the recommended threshold of €24,000 it should not matter whether its source is from social welfare or not; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41441/19]

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Thu, 10 Oct 2019

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Citizenship Applications

John Brassil

141. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of applications for citizenship lodged with the INIS in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the number of decisions still pending for each of those years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [41452/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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School Management

John Brassil

89. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to review in-school management posts in primary schools with a view to revising upwards the provision of posts for schools with more than 45 teachers (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40733/19]

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Tue, 8 Oct 2019

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Assisted Human Reproduction Services Provision

John Brassil

225. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of the €1 million special fund announced for in-vitro fertilisation treatment for couples unable to conceive; when the fund will be made available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40657/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Summer Works Scheme Applications

John Brassil

83. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of a summer works scheme grant for a school (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40262/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Hospital Beds Data

John Brassil

135. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the occupancy rate for community beds for each of the hospitals at Tralee, Listowel, Killarney, Dingle and Caherciveen community hospitals in each of the years 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40176/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Health Services Access

John Brassil

164. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the process for accessing a community hospital bed in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40267/19]

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Thu, 3 Oct 2019

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Hospital Beds Data

John Brassil

172. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the number of community hospital beds in County Kerry; the number of beds in each community hospital in the county; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40334/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Hospitals Data

John Brassil

177. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the number of bed nights that were lost to Kerry University Hospital in the years 2017 to 2018 and 2018 to date in 2019 due to delayed discharges; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40076/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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Hospital Staff Data

John Brassil

179. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the full-time necessary staffing requirement for all services in Kerry University Hospital in terms of nurses; the numbers in the hospital and the areas they are underserviced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [40079/19]

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Wed, 2 Oct 2019

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State Pension (Contributory)

John Brassil

240. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if there is a €190,500 disregard on the means assessment for qualified adult payments on the State pension (contributory) for persons who wish to downsize their home; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [40086/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Health and Social Care Professionals Regulation

John Brassil

319. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the provisions made to streamline the registration of doctors from the UK, the Netherlands, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand with the national doctors training programme and the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39311/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Cancer Services Provision

John Brassil

325. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the progress made to progress the stand-alone chemotherapy unit at University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39329/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

326. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person to the oncologist post at University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39330/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

327. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person to the cardiologist post at University Hospital Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39331/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

334. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of an appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39366/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Medical Aids and Appliances Provision

John Brassil

337. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of an application by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39381/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Hospital Beds Data

John Brassil

343. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the number of additional beds opened at University Hospital Kerry in 2018 and to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39409/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Health Services Provision

John Brassil

362. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of a referral for a person (details supplied); the average wait time for an appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39534/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Carer's Allowance Applications

John Brassil

580. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a decision will be expedited on a carer's allowance application by a person (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [39277/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Irish Water Administration

John Brassil

625. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if the first fix free programme promoted by Irish Water has been put on hold for the remainder for 2019; if so, the reason for same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39339/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Septic Tank Grants

John Brassil

626. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the status of the provision of funding and grants to persons to upgrade their domestic septic tanks; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39340/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Travel Documents

John Brassil

102. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the status of an application for a travel document by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39217/19]

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019

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Vaccination Programme

John Brassil

122. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if a HPV catch-up programme will be provided free of charge to all girls who were previously eligible but chose not to take up the vaccine or catch-up programmes in view of the fact that funding was allocated but not spent; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [39109/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Freedom of Information Requests

John Brassil

244. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of a freedom of information request to the HSE by a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38217/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Hospital Appointments Delays

John Brassil

251. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if an appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38263/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Health Services Staff Remuneration

John Brassil

263. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if a salary arrears payment will issue as a matter of priority to a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38339/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

294. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the status of an ophthalmology appointment for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38391/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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HSE Reviews

John Brassil

295. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if his Department received the findings of the review of the HSE reimbursement and pricing decision-making process; if he will make these findings publicly available; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38395/19]

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Thu, 19 Sep 2019

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Student Universal Support Ireland Administration

John Brassil

90. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills further to Parliamentary Question No. 79 of 8 November 2018, the outcome of the debate and or discussions with his officials; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37994/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

John Brassil

123. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills if the SUSI grant income threshold for families will be increased to the same amount as the affordable childcare scheme to reflect the growing costs of college education and rental accommodation for students in view of an announcement (details supplied) by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37948/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Medical Card Applications

John Brassil

141. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if a full medical card will be provided for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37779/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

John Brassil

159. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if an appointment will be provided for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37914/19]

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Wed, 18 Sep 2019

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TAMS Eligibility

John Brassil

173. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if he will review and reduce or remove the eligibility clause on the minimum spend of €2,000 for TAMS to eliminate the disincentive to participate in the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37947/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Medicinal Products Supply

John Brassil

377. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 390 of 9 July 2019, the updated position regarding the provision of duodopa for peritoneal dialysis patients in view of the fact that the health technology assessment process has been completed by the NCPE; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37182/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres Provision

John Brassil

379. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the provision of a primary care centre in Rathmore, County Kerry; his plans to prioritise the provision of this service as a permanent location for general practitioner services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [37188/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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HSE Expenditure

John Brassil

461. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the expenditure incurred in the GMS scheme on generic drugs, branded generics and proprietary drugs with an equivalent generic and on proprietary drugs without an equivalent generic in each of the years 2015 to 2018, in tabular form. [37705/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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HSE Expenditure

John Brassil

462. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the expenditure incurred in the DPS scheme on generic drugs, branded generics and proprietary drugs with an equivalent generic and on proprietary drugs without an equivalent generic in each of the years 2015 to 2018, in tabular form. [37706/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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HSE Expenditure

John Brassil

463. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the expenditure incurred in the LTI scheme on generic drugs, branded generics and proprietary drugs with an equivalent generic and on proprietary drugs without an equivalent generic in each of the years 2015 to 2018, in tabular form. [37707/19]

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Tue, 17 Sep 2019

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National Parks and Wildlife Service

John Brassil

695. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht the status of the compensation package to landowners under the farm plan scheme which was previously administered by the National Parks and Wildlife Service; when the scheme will be reinstated; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [36988/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Student Assistance Fund

John Brassil

239. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to restore the student assistance fund to pre-2012 rates; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36784/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services Provision

John Brassil

497. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to invest in mental health services at third-level; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36758/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Student Universal Support Ireland

John Brassil

499. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will consider a comprehensive review of the SUSI grant scheme with a view to increasing expenditure on grants and expanding income eligibility brackets; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36761/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Third Level Fees

John Brassil

500. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to reduce the student contribution for higher education over the next three years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36762/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Brassil

950. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the engagement his Department has undertaken since 25 July 2019 with the pharmaceutical and medical devices industries to adapt supply chains to minimise potential disruption; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35474/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Brassil

951. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if monitoring to ensure that adequate stocks of medicines are routinely built into the medicine supply chain here has been increased since 25 July 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35475/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Brassil

952. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health his views on whether a no-deal Brexit will not have an immediate impact on the supply of medicines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35476/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Brassil

955. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the number of times the Brexit operations team in his Department has met since 25 July 2019. [35482/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Brassil

956. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the further assessments that have taken place since 25 July 2019 of the extent to which Brexit may cause those with a small share of a particular medicine market to consider the ongoing viability of supply here; and the measures that have been put in place in relation to same. [35483/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Brassil

957. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health the engagement his Department and the Health Products Regulatory Authority, HPRA, have had since 25 July 2019 with the European Commission to identify the most appropriate means to mitigate the risk to the supply of medical devices posed by a no-deal Brexit. [35485/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Brexit Preparations

John Brassil

959. Deputy John Brassil asked the Minister for Health if monitoring to ensure that adequate stocks of medicines are routinely built into the medicine supply chain has been stepped up since 25 July 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [35493/19]

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