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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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