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Wed, 3 Feb 2016

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Vaccination Programme

John Browne

68. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Health to establish an independent investigation into the adverse affects of the Gardasil vaccination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4555/16]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2016

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Vaccination Programme

John Browne

69. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Health to put financial and educational supports in place to assist persons affected by the adverse affects of the Gardasil vaccination; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4556/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Hospital Beds Data

John Browne

67. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Health if hospital acute bed capacity here is sufficient and if the norm for hospital bed occupancy should be 85% capacity, as is the case in other countries; the details of the acute bed capacity here on 1 January 2016 and the number of additional beds that are required in order that the bed capacity here will have a norm of 85% occupancy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3929/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Community Care Provision

John Browne

89. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Health the number of Health Service Executive community intervention teams by local health office; the local health offices that do not have a community intervention team exclusive to their locale; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3930/16]

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Tue, 2 Feb 2016

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Hospital Beds Data

John Browne

355. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Health if hospital acute bed capacity here is sufficient, and if the norm for hospital bed occupancy should be 85% capacity, as is the case in other countries; the acute bed capacity as of 1 January 2016; the number of additional beds that is required in order that bed capacity here has a norm of 85% occupancy; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [4183/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Domiciliary Care Allowance Appeals

John Browne

137. Deputy John Browne asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of an appeal of a decision refusing domiciliary care allowance to a person (details supplied) in Dublin 5; and if she will reconsider this decision and grant the allowance in the circumstances. [2325/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Equality Issues

John Browne

198. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation if a person whose human rights were discriminated against but who does not fall within the criteria allowed by the Workplace Relations Commission can pursue the discrimination through another mechanism; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1867/16]

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Tue, 19 Jan 2016

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Agriculture Scheme Payments

John Browne

225. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a person (details supplied) in County Wexford will receive payment under the young farmer payment scheme and the national reserve scheme as promised in December 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1984/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Basic Payment Scheme Payments

John Browne

390. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a payment will issue to persons (details supplied) in County Wexford under the single payment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1173/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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Basic Payment Scheme Payments

John Browne

391. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine when a payment will issue to a person (details supplied) in County Wexford under the single payment scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [1174/16]

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Wed, 13 Jan 2016

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State Examinations

John Browne

759. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the status of an application for a reader for the leaving certificate for a person (details supplied) which had been refused; if she will examine this case and agree to provide the reader in this instance; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [46640/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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One-Parent Family Payment Eligibility

John Browne

113. Deputy John Browne asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection her policy on the payment of single-parent payments; her views on the concerns of single fathers who express concern at the fact that they feel discriminated against, where most single-parent payments are paid to the female in situations where both parents, living separately and apart, are awarded joint custody and take equal responsibility for the cost of rearing the child; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45093/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Social Welfare Benefits Eligibility

John Browne

115. Deputy John Browne asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection the status of a person (details supplied) who is unemployed and available for work but who is in receipt of no State benefit and who was informed of not being entitled to sign on for credits; if she will outline the options open to this person; the person's current payments and the person's position regarding credits under the State pension, contributory, scheme; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45138/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Third Level Institutions

John Browne

536. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Education and Skills her views on the system of degree courses being offered by private colleges which cost large amounts of money to complete but which are not recognised in countries outside our own; the steps she will take to ensure that certain private colleges which offer and actively encourage participation in such costly degree courses will make prospective course participants aware that the courses being offered may not be recognised abroad; the steps she will take to bring about a situation where a degree course in psychology provided by a private third level college (details supplied) will be recognised abroad; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [45214/15]

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Tue, 15 Dec 2015

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Rural Development Programme Projects

John Browne

571. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government when the Leader programmes will fully commence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44901/15]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2015

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Disability Allowance Applications

John Browne

60. Deputy John Browne asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection when an application for a disability allowance will be finalised for a person (details supplied) in County Wexford; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44335/15]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2015

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Urban Renewal Schemes

John Browne

70. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform his views on proposals unveiled in the Capital Investment Plan 2016-2021 to develop and regenerate Waterford city's north quays to support jobs and tourism in the region; the timeframe for delivery; the estimated Exchequer funding; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44292/15]

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Wed, 9 Dec 2015

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Urban Renewal Schemes

John Browne

207. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of proposals unveiled in the capital investment plan 2016-21 to develop and regenerate Waterford city's north quays and to support tourism in the region, the timeframe for their delivery; the estimated Exchequer funding foreseen for them; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44293/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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Mental Health Services Provision

John Browne

45. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Health the status of the provision of mental health services in County Wexford; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43009/15]

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Thu, 3 Dec 2015

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HSE Staff

John Browne

62. Deputy John Browne asked the Minister for Health if the next Health Service Executive service plan will provide for a dementia case worker in the Wexford local health office; the number of dementia-related intensive home care packages being provided in County Wexford in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [43008/15]

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