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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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Home Support Service

Eugene Murphy

328. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the number of persons approved but still on a waiting list for home support services in counties Galway and Roscommon to date; the number of applications received for home support services in the counties to date; the number of applications in both counties which will now be restricted due to the freeze on receiving new applications in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24936/19]

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists Data

Eugene Murphy

440. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the number of persons on the ENT outpatient waiting list at Roscommon County Hospital in each of the years 2016 to 2018 and to date in 2019, in tabular form; the average waiting period by triage category; the steps being taken to address the waiting periods; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25358/19]

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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Primary Medical Certificates Data

Eugene Murphy

441. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the number of applications for primary medical certificates in counties Roscommon and Galway to date; the number of applications awaiting assessment in both counties to date; the waiting period in both counties for primary medical certificate applications; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25360/19]

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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Occupational Therapy Waiting Lists

Eugene Murphy

448. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the number of persons waiting to access occupational therapy adult services in County Roscommon to date; the number on waiting lists for priority one, two and three cases, respectively; the number of children waiting to access occupational therapy children’s services in the county; the average waiting periods; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25373/19]

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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Electoral Reform

Eugene Murphy

658. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government if he will consider putting plans in place to ensure that no other referendum is held on the same date as local elections in the future in view of the confusion and significant level of spoilt votes in the 2019 elections; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25038/19]

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019

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Electoral Reform

Eugene Murphy

659. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government the steps that will be taken to address the significant number of blank and spoilt ballot papers in the local and European elections 2019; if he will consider introducing an information programme to explain the format to the voting public; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [25039/19]

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Thu, 13 Jun 2019

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Civil Defence

Eugene Murphy

16. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if the decision which will prevent the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council from issuing medical certificates to Civil Defence personnel from August 2019 will be reversed in view of the fact that this will have a detrimental effect on local community and social events particularly in rural Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24360/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Postal Voting

Eugene Murphy

100. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a number of Army personnel did not receive their postal votes for the most recent elections and referendum. [23752/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Postal Voting

Eugene Murphy

113. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of Army personnel who may have lost their right to vote due to the fact their ballot papers did not arrive in time for the recent local and European elections and the divorce referendum. [23750/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Postal Voting

Eugene Murphy

114. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Taoiseach and Minister for Defence the number of Army personnel who did not receive ballot papers in time to cast their votes in the recent local and European elections and the divorce referendum. [23751/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Tracker Mortgage Examination

Eugene Murphy

155. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Finance the reason he has not intervened to address an ongoing issue in a financial institution (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23572/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Tracker Mortgages

Eugene Murphy

156. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Finance if he will request the Central Bank to explore the option of using the revenue from the recent tracker mortgage fines to establish a fund to support customers affected by the tracker mortgage scandal; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23573/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Teaching Council of Ireland

Eugene Murphy

227. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a matter regarding the case of a person (details supplied) will be addressed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23361/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Hospital Waiting Lists

Eugene Murphy

414. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health when a person (details supplied) can expect to have a hip replacement procedure carried out at Merlin Park Hospital, Galway; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23226/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Hospital Appointments Status

Eugene Murphy

415. 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. [23227/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Disease Management

Eugene Murphy

451. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health if the HSE will be instructed to update its diagnostic and treatment procedures for persons suffering with ME to reflect best international practice; if he will address the lack of specialist support within the health service for those with ME; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23390/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Disease Management

Eugene Murphy

452. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health his plans to address the lack of specialist consultants for ME patients; his views on whether ME is a multi-system disease with many debilitating symptoms which require patients to attend numerous consultants; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23391/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Home Help Service Eligibility

Eugene Murphy

453. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health if the HSE will be instructed to add ME to the list of disabilities, to reflect the HRB recognition of ME as a disability code, E014; if access will be allowed for assessment for home support and personal assistance services through disability services and not older persons services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23393/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Disease Classification

Eugene Murphy

454. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Health the criteria used here to diagnose ME as described under G.93.3 WHO international classification of diseases, tenth revision (ICD-10); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23394/19]

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019

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Brexit Supports

Eugene Murphy

733. Deputy Eugene Murphy asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine if other avenues of supporting beef farmers will be examined through the upcoming €50 million to €100 million aid by channelling some of the funding towards smaller suckler farmers that could benefit greatly from subsidies towards AI fees; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23517/19]

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