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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Eating Disorders

Pat Buckley

368. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the way in which the remaining €1.48 million allocated to CCP on eating disorders in 2018 was spent in tabular form. [52784/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Eating Disorders

Pat Buckley

369. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the efforts made to recruit posts for the CCP on eating disorders to date in 2019. [52785/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Eating Disorders

Pat Buckley

370. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason no posts for CCP on eating disorders were progressed to date in 2019. [52786/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Eating Disorders

Pat Buckley

371. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to address recruitment for the CCP on eating disorders in 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52787/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Long-Term Illness Scheme Eligibility

Pat Buckley

454. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to extend long-term illness benefit to persons with enduring mental illness over 16 years of age that cannot work consistently due to their condition. [53231/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Hospital Consultant Recruitment

Pat Buckley

455. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of progress in the recruitment of a consultant psychiatrist for Wexford CAMHS. [53232/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

456. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the vacancies in the CAMHS team in County Wexford; and the steps taken to improve recruitment and retention of needed staff. [53233/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

Pat Buckley

457. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to support an association (details supplied) to ensure the continuation of its living assistance service in County Cork indefinitely and to dispel rumours that the service may be coming to an end in 2020. [53234/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

458. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of fully implementing the recommendations of A Vision for Change. [53238/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

459. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of a 1% pay rise for all staff in the mental health service by discipline and the number of staff in each respective discipline in tabular form. [53239/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

460. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of increasing staffing levels in the mental health services to meet the recommendations of A Vision for Change adjusted for population growth [53240/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

461. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of employing an additional psychiatric nurse of all grades and specialisations in place in the HSE. [53241/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

462. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of employing an additional consultant psychiatrist in the HSE mental health services. [53242/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

463. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of establishing an additional fully staffed community mental health team. [53243/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

464. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of establishing an additional fully staffed child and adolescent mental health teams. [53244/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Counselling Services Provision

Pat Buckley

465. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of implementing universal access to free counselling services upon general practitioner referral; and the additional cost of increasing the number of sessions available under the free scheme to 20. [53245/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Provision

Pat Buckley

466. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of establishing an additional fully staffed crisis house. [53246/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

467. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the community mental health teams in operation nationwide; and the vacancies in each respective team, in tabular form. [53247/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

468. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the child and adolescent mental health teams in operation nationwide; and the vacancies in each respective team in tabular form. [53248/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

469. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the cost of ensuring a minimum of one psychiatric nurse as part of each primary healthcare team. [53249/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

470. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the funds used in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, respectively, to provide focused support for tenancies of persons with enduring mental health problems in recovery and seeking to live more independently. [53250/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

471. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the funds used in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, respectively, to provide employment and training schemes and supports for persons with enduring mental health problems in recovery. [53251/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

472. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the funding spent in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, respectively, in order to provide appropriate services for persons experiencing mental illness and addiction while seeking care. [53252/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Suicide Prevention

Pat Buckley

473. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the funding provided to the National Office of Suicide Prevention in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, respectively, by the purpose for which the funding was used. [53253/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Warmer Homes Scheme Funding

Pat Buckley

572. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment the reason for the delay in the provision of the SEAI grant to persons (details supplied). [53236/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Rural Transport Programme

Pat Buckley

617. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if his attention has been drawn to the fact that the successful LocalLink bus route from Fermoy to Mallow, County Cork been cancelled; and if a commitment will be given to reopen the route. [53237/19]

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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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