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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Health Services Staff Remuneration

Eugene Murphy

431. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has not received the pension increments for 2018 and 2019 as promised in line with the national wage agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53107/19]

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019

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Health Services Staff Remuneration

Eugene Murphy

438. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) has not received pension increments for 2018 and 2019 as promised in line with the national wage agreement; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [53138/19]

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Thu, 12 Dec 2019

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School Transport Provision

Eugene Murphy

87. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will consider introducing a minimum flat rate of payment for bus escorts for children with special needs in cases, for example, the case of a person (details supplied), that are short of a full hours work on a daily basis in order to make it economically viable; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [52281/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Speech and Language Therapy Staff

Eugene Murphy

367. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health his plans to recruit a replacement speech and language therapist for the Mountbellew primary care centre, County Galway (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51298/19]

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Tue, 10 Dec 2019

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Occupational Therapy Provision

Eugene Murphy

369. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health if an occupational therapy appointment will be expedited for a person (details supplied) due to the priority nature of the case; when the person will receive an appointment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [51304/19]

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Wed, 4 Dec 2019

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School Transport Administration

Eugene Murphy

112. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if adjusting the rate of pay to a person (details supplied) will be investigated; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50479/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Road Network

Eugene Murphy

522. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the reason the new right-hand turning lanes at both the Cootehall and Croghan junctions on the N4 have not been installed in view of a commitment by TII in 2018; the status of the planning and design report for the works; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [50220/19]

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Tue, 3 Dec 2019

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Pensions Data

Eugene Murphy

576. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection the projected pension rate and total reckonable contributions for a person (details supplied) on their retirement in 2022 based on the pension changes which are due to come into effect in 2020; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [49948/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Eugene Murphy

172. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the staffing restrictions and embargo on the recruitment of clinical psychologists in the CHO 2 area in view of the ongoing waiting lists for treatment and assessment in CAMHS, early intervention services, adult mental health services and the ASD services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49403/19]

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Eugene Murphy

173. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the number of clinical psychologists employed in the CHO 2 area; the number of clinical psychologists recruited by the HSE in 2018 and to date in 2019 by county in the CHO 2 area in tabular form; his plans to recruit additional clinical psychologists to address the ongoing waiting lists in CAMHS, early intervention services, adult mental health services and the ASD services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49405/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Mental Health Services

Eugene Murphy

282. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the reason a person (details supplied) was not permitted access and admittance to the psychiatric unit at Roscommon University Hospital on the date specified in view of the nature of the person's condition and the fact that the person posed a danger to the person and others and was accompanied by a member of An Garda Síochána on the date; if the person will be considered for admittance if the person presents at the psychiatric unit; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48653/19]

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Tue, 26 Nov 2019

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Home Help Service Provision

Eugene Murphy

286. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health if additional home help support will be provided to a person (details supplied) in view of the person's deteriorating health and advanced years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [48671/19]

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Wed, 20 Nov 2019

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Departmental Administrative Arrangements

Eugene Murphy

223. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine his plans to deal with the current and ongoing information technology problems in the payments section of his Department which is leading to ongoing delays in relation to processing files which have already been inspected and awaiting payments; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47884/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Nursing Home Services

Eugene Murphy

316. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health if vacancies in the Ballinasloe and Portumna public health nursing services, County Galway will be filled in view of the impending emergency closure of the services due to the failure of the HSE to fill two-thirds of the posts; the reason for the delays in filling the vacant posts; the future plans for the service; the plans for patients that need to avail of the services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47118/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Services for People with Disabilities

Eugene Murphy

317. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) will receive a home support assessment of needs meeting in view of confirmation of their eligibility in April 2018. [47119/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Taxi Licences

Eugene Murphy

556. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if the criteria in the granting of a PSV licence will be reviewed in view of the shortage of drivers which is reaching crisis point due to the difficulty of the PSV test (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47522/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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Taxi Licences

Eugene Murphy

557. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of applications for a PSV licence in 2018 and to date in 2019, by county; the national failure rate; the failure rate by county in the same period in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [47523/19]

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019

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State Pension (Contributory) Applications

Eugene Murphy

604. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection if a contributory pension for a person (details supplied) will be reviewed. [47175/19]

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019

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Home Help Service Provision

Eugene Murphy

399. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health if the provision of home help support will be extended for a person (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [46653/19]

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Tue, 5 Nov 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

Eugene Murphy

558. Deputy Eugene Murphy 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. [44675/19]

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