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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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HSE Properties

Pat Buckley

434. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of a building (details supplied); the plans of the HSE to use the property; the timeline for operation; and the cost to the HSE of renting the property while it has been out of operation. [51715/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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School Accommodation Provision

Pat Buckley

117. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to develop new primary and second- level schools in Midleton and east County Cork to respond to a growing population of primary school students and longer term projections in population growth for the future. [47882/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Road Projects Status

Pat Buckley

269. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if a feasibility study has been carried out into the prospect of a bypass road project for Castlemartyr, County Cork; if not, his plans to request such a study and to implement measures to address congestion in the town which has become a major problem with over half a million vehicles passing through Castlemartyr per month. [47883/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Pat Buckley

365. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of the Linn Dara campus in Cherry Orchard Hospital; the number of residential beds operational; the services offered by the day hospital; the staffing levels; the number of staff vacancies; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47287/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Medicinal Products Availability

Pat Buckley

384. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to problems in procuring Epanutin 50 mg Infatabs for patients prescribed same (details supplied); his plans to rectify the situation in order to minimise harm to patients; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46518/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Eating Disorders

Pat Buckley

440. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the amount allocated for the clinical programme on eating disorders in 2018 and 2019; if the funds have been released to the HSE; and the amount spent in 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form [44250/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Tax Data

Pat Buckley

134. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Finance the amount of revenue raised from taxation on rental income in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [41670/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Tax Data

Pat Buckley

135. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Finance the number of persons who reported and-or paid taxation on rental income in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [41671/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Tax Data

Pat Buckley

136. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Finance the number of persons who declared overall losses on a rental property in each of the years 2011 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form. [41672/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Mental Health Services Funding

Pat Buckley

396. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to ensure that the €25 million unspent from budget 2018 is used to develop new services for mental health in 2019. [41907/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Mental Health Services Funding

Pat Buckley

397. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if he will provide a rationale for the failure to spend €25 million allocated for mental health in 2019. [41908/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Budget 2020

Pat Buckley

398. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if he will provide assurances that the funding announced for mental health in budget 2020 does not include the overrun of funding already announced in budget 2019 or subsequent budgets. [41909/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Budget 2020

Pat Buckley

399. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the details of all new funding provided for mental health in budget 2020, excluding money that had been announced in budget that which will not be spent by the end of 2019. [41910/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Budget 2020

Pat Buckley

400. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if any of the €39 million of additional funding for mental health in 2020 includes funding that had been previously announced in 2019 but had gone unspent. [41911/19]

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Mental Health Services Funding

Pat Buckley

401. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to ensure that funding allocated to mental health will be spent on mental health services within the timeframe provided for by the budget in which it was allotted. [41912/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Roads Maintenance Funding

Pat Buckley

529. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Cork County Council has made applications to the safety improvement grants scheme for 2020; and the details of these applications especially relating to Rostellan and the R630 in east County Cork. [39804/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Pat Buckley

306. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the weighting percentages to be used as part of the upcoming HSE FreeStyle Libre device review decision making process that will be given to criteria (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38441/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Pat Buckley

307. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if the reimbursement dataset will specifically cover only current HSE funded users of the FreeStyle Libre device; and if not, if the Health Technology Assessment Group review will compare total blood glucose strip usage spend year on year. [38442/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

348. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason for the decision to close the Castlemartyr health centre in Cork; if it is his decision; and if not, the person that made this decision. [38732/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

349. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason for the decision to relocate the public health nursing services from Castlemartyr, County Cork, to Midleton Community Hospital six miles away; and the person that made the decision. [38733/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

350. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason in January of 2019 permission was granted to carry out a single story extension including the remodelling of the interior and the installation of a wheelchair assessable ramp at Castlemartyr community health centre; the reason work was not started on this plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38734/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

351. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to expand the public health services in Castlemartyr, County Cork. [38735/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

352. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if the decision to close Castlemartyr health centre is finalised; and the final date for the closure. [38736/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

353. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the plans the HSE has put in place to facilitate patients and service users to travel to Midleton from Castlemartyr, County Cork. [38737/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Pat Buckley

479. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of wheelchair accessible buses operational in east County Cork particularly operating on the N25 Cork to Waterford and along the Waterford to Cork bus route, respectively. [38738/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Pat Buckley

787. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of the construction of the national forensic mental health service facility in Portrane, County Dublin; the completion date for same; if the project will be delivered on time and within budget; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34709/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

788. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the actions taken during 2018 to improve outcomes for persons with comorbid severe mental illness and substance misuse problems. [34710/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

789. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of developing a no wrong door policy to address dual diagnosis in mental health; and the funding provided in future for services to adapt. [34711/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Higher Education Authority

Pat Buckley

328. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of psychologists employed at higher education institutes; the cost of each position annually; and the location each position is based. [33787/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1650. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of adults waiting for an outpatient assessment by a consultant psychiatrist in each month from June 2018 to date in 2019, in tabular form. [33724/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1651. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of consultant psychiatric posts across the health service; the number filled by permanent consultants; the number temporarily filled; the number currently vacant; and the length of time each has been vacant. [33725/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1652. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of HSE community mental health teams operational nationally; the number of consultants employed in the teams permanently; the number temporarily filled; the number currently vacant; and the period each post has been vacant [33726/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1653. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of HSE CAMHS teams established nationally; the number of consultant psychiatric posts allocated to the teams; the number of posts which are permanent; the number temporarily filled; the number unfilled; and the period for which the posts have been vacant. [33727/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1654. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of HSE specialist community mental health services for older adults teams across the health service nationally; the number of consultant psychiatric posts allocated to the teams; the number of posts which are filled permanently; the number temporarily filled; the number unfilled; and the period the respective posts have been vacant. [33728/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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HSE Agency Staff Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1655. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the spend on agency staff for mental health services in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the original estimate for such expenditure in each year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33729/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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HSE Agency Staff Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1656. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the spend on agency staff for mental health services in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and the estimated cost if they had been permanent positions instead [33730/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1657. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of mental health whole-time equivalent staff required to be recruited for the full implementation of A Vision for Change in view of demographic changes; and the teams and specialties in which the additional staff are required by community healthcare organisation, CHO, area, in tabular form. [33731/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Nursing Staff Data

Pat Buckley

1658. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychiatric nurses who graduated in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively; the number hired by the HSE on full-time contracts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33732/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1659. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the amount expended on mental health in 2018; and the percentage of the overall health budget to which this amounts. [33733/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1660. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of approved consultant psychiatric posts by speciality; the number of posts filled on a temporary basis; the number of posts filled by doctors not on the specialist register; the number of posts unfilled, vacant or unmatched; the location of the unfilled, vacant or unmatched posts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33734/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1661. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of the allocation of the posts from the 2018 €55 million funding for mental health; the number of posts the allocation supports; the number of posts filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33735/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1662. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of whole-time equivalent posts filled within mental health as of July 2019; and the comparative number for each corresponding period in the previous ten years. [33736/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1663. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of section 39 providers that hold agreements for providing mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33737/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1664. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of approved psychiatric nursing posts by speciality as per A Vision for Change recommendations and demographic changes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33738/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1665. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of approved psychiatric nursing posts by speciality; the number of posts filled on a temporary basis; the number of posts currently unfilled, vacant or unmatched; the location of the unfilled, vacant or unmatched posts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33739/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1666. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychiatric nurses entitled to retire as of 17 July 2019; the number entitled to retire within the next five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33740/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1667. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of mental health inpatient beds here; the number operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33741/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1668. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of involuntary admissions in 2018; and the percentage of admissions following a referral by a family member, a member of An Garda Síochána and a referral by a doctor, respectively. [33742/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Medicinal Products Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1669. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the amount expended by the HSE on psychotropic drugs in each of the years 2016 to 2018. [33743/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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HSE Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1670. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the amount expended by the HSE on talk therapies in each of the years 2016 to 2018; and the specifications of the type of talk therapy provided. [33744/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1671. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of additional staff appointed to the CAMHS service in each community healthcare organisation, CHO, to date in 2019; the net increase in staff numbers resulting from such recruitment in each CHO to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33745/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1672. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children admitted to adult mental health units to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33746/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Hospital Admissions

Pat Buckley

1673. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children admitted to adult health units in 2018; the length of each of these stays; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33747/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1674. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children on CAMHS waiting lists by age and gender, in tabular form, by community healthcare organisation, CHO, and local catchment areas. [33748/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Hospitals Data

Pat Buckley

1675. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of self-harm presentations by children under 18 years of age in each of the years 2016 to 2018, by presenting hospital. [33749/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1676. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of staff working in CAMHS as of 17 July 2019. [33750/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1677. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children awaiting a primary care psychology appointment at 17 June 2019; and the number of such children waiting more than two, three, six, 12 and 18 months, respectively. [33751/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1678. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the staffing levels of CAMHS for each team operating nationally. [33752/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

1679. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of each of the recommendations of the national youth mental health task force. [33753/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Suicide Incidence

Pat Buckley

1680. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children under 18 years of age that died by suicide in 2018; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33754/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Counselling Services Provision

Pat Buckley

1681. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the details of the telehealth pilot sites for mental health services. [33756/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1682. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychologists and assistant psychologists employed by the HSE to provide free counselling services in each of the years since 2016; and the cost by year and CHO. [33785/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1683. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of additional psychologist and assistant psychologist positions for free counselling services provided for in budget 2019; and the number of posts filled to date. [33786/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Provision

Pat Buckley

1684. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of progression towards a seven day week in all community mental health services; the remaining obstacles to the goal; the outstanding costs which have been identified; and the timeline for delivery of same. [33788/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Provision

Pat Buckley

1685. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of progression towards a 24/7 community mental health service; the remaining obstacles to the goal; the outstanding costs which have been identified; and the timeline for delivery of same. [33789/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

1686. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of establishing a dedicated advocacy service for mental health service users; and the base establishment costs and expected annual budget supports for same. [33790/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1687. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of CAMHS beds operational as of July 2019. [33791/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1688. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the annual cost of overtime and agency staff for mental health nursing roles in Cork north Lee, Cork south Lee and north Cork areas, respectively, in the past 12 months; and the cost in 2016 and 2017. [33792/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1689. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the annual cost of overtime and agency staff for mental health nursing roles by CHO in the past 12 months; and the cost in 2016 and 2017 for these areas. [33793/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1690. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of referrals accepted by the community CAMHS teams during the first six months of 2019, by local health office area; and the equivalent figures for 2018, in tabular form. [33794/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1691. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if he will report on the expansion of rehabilitation services to respond to the needs of those with enduring mental illness and challenging behaviour; the location of the additional services; the number of additional staff employed in whole-time equivalent terms; the number of service users in receipt of such services; and the way in which this compares to 2018. [33795/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

1692. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if he will report on the implementation of the model of care for specialist perinatal mental health services; and the number of additional staff in whole-time equivalent terms appointed to date in 2019. [33796/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

1693. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the way in which he has provided increased access to talk therapies to date in 2019; the number of additional service users availing of the therapies; and the number of persons availing of talk therapies in each CHO area. [33797/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1694. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of additional enhanced peer support workers delivered to date in 2019 in line with the A Vision for Change recommendations. [33798/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1695. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of efforts to develop a seven days a week service for CAMHS; the number of CAMHS teams operating on such a basis; the CHOs in which they are based; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33799/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1696. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of additional CAMHS clinical staff in whole-time equivalent terms recruited to date in 2019, by CHO; and the number of CAMHS staff in whole-time equivalent terms that left the service over the same period by CHO. [33800/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Health Services Staff Recruitment

Pat Buckley

1697. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of positions in whole-time equivalent terms for children’s mental health intellectual disability teams being advertised for recruitment by CHO. [33801/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Administration

Pat Buckley

1698. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if he will report on the implementation of the CAMHS advocacy model; and the CHOs in which it is available and utilised. [33802/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Health Care Infrastructure Provision

Pat Buckley

1699. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if he will report on the roll-out of the agreed minor capital fund to enhance mental health facilities and infrastructure; the projects undertaken in 2019, by location; and the funding allocated to each in 2019. [33803/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1700. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a counselling appointment in primary care at the end of June 2019 or the latest date available; and the number waiting zero to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks, respectively. [33804/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1701. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a child and adolescent mental health services appointment at the end of June 2019 or the latest date available; and the number waiting zero to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks, respectively. [33805/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1702. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a psychology appointment in primary care at the end of June 2019 or the latest date available; and the number waiting zero to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks, respectively. [33806/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1703. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children admitted to adult mental health units between 1 January and 30 June 2019. [33807/19]

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Hospital Beds Data

Pat Buckley

1704. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of mental health beds available in each LHO; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33808/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Emergency Departments Data

Pat Buckley

1705. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children presenting at emergency departments here with self-harm injuries, suicide attempts and-or overdoses in each of the years 2014 to 2018; the location of same in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33809/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Prisoner Transfers

Pat Buckley

1968. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the average, shortest and longest wait, respectively, facing a prisoner awaiting a transfer from the Irish Prison Service to the Central Mental Hospital; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34451/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1969. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the estimated full year cost of completing the recruitment required for the full implementation of A Vision for Change. [34452/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Maternity Services Provision

Pat Buckley

1970. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the annual spend in each of the years 2016 to 2018, and to date in 2019, on maternal mental health services at all stages of pregnancy; the locations in this regard; the reason for each category of spending; and the new developments planned or in the process of establishment. [34453/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1971. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the spending on new mental health developments in 2018 and to date in 2019. [34454/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1972. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the spending on new mental health developments planned for the remainder of 2019 and 2020, respectively. [34455/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1973. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the annual funding provided and subsequently drawn down and spent on maintenance and upkeep of approved mental health units in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019. [34456/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Funding

Pat Buckley

1974. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to introduce an emergency fund for maintenance and repairs to tackle major issues in approved mental health centres identified in the recent Mental Health Commission inspection report. [34457/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1975. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the annual cost of cleaning provided at each approved mental health centre; the units cleaned in each case; and if staff costs were for agency contract or in-house in 2018 and to date in 2019, respectively. [34458/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1976. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the funding provided to pay for transport services for mental health service users to attend services and appointments by LHO and CHO. [34459/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1977. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the percentage of relevant staff working in the mental health services that received and completed Children First training. [34460/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1978. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the percentage of staff in place as they relate to recommended staffing levels laid down in A Vision for Change by service and profession. [34461/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Post Office Network

Pat Buckley

2176. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the status of efforts to find a replacement postmaster for a post office (details supplied) in County Cork and to make a commitment to retaining the service. [31831/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Children in Care

Pat Buckley

2520. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the number of children who died while in the care of the HSE in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [33755/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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VAT Rate Application

Pat Buckley

147. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Finance the dates since January 1991 on which the Revenue Commissioners published advice to the effect that the zero VAT rate for food supplements was specifically restricted to vitamins, minerals and fish oils by concession; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29106/19]

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Tue, 9 Jul 2019

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VAT Rate Application

Pat Buckley

148. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Finance the date on which the Revenue Commissioners first publicised it had been operating a zero VAT rate concession to food supplements; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [29107/19]

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