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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Rail Network

John Lahart

260. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport if he will allow stakeholders such as local representative groups to have an input into both the terms of reference and the liaison with the appointed consultants in relation to the feasibility study for extending the MetroLink to south-west County Dublin in keeping with the Aarhus Convention; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13423/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Rail Network

John Lahart

261. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Transport if the feasibility study on extending the MetroLink to south-west County Dublin will focus on a continuation of the link from Beechwood to Knocklyon as opposed to a standalone metro line on the Knocklyon corridor as is proposed in the terms of reference; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13424/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Arts Funding

John Lahart

353. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media the purpose for which the funding of theatres (details supplied) will be used. [13381/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Passport Services

John Lahart

431. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the reason for the level 5 pause in respect of the issuing of passports by the Passport Office; his plans to deal with the impending delays for passport issuing given that persons need their passports on a daily basis for identification purposes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12685/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Prison Service Staff

John Lahart

723. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice the reason for the delay in processing security checks for applications to the Irish Prison Service; when a person (details supplied) will be informed if they have passed their checks; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [13390/21]

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Hospital Facilities

John Lahart

928. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the details of the specific arrangements in place at public hospitals to ensure that cancer patients are facilitated with easy access to car parking at reduced rates as directed to the HSE by his Department in 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13211/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Hospital Facilities

John Lahart

929. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the details of the specific arrangements in place at public hospitals to ensure flexible charging systems for families and friends of patients that are frequent visitors as directed to the HSE by his Department since 2018, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13212/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

980. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if he plans to introduce a no fault compensation scheme to cover the Covid-19 vaccine programme in 2021; if the introduction of such a scheme would require primary legislation; if so, when this legislation will be drafted and introduced; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13495/21]

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Wed, 10 Mar 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

981. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the status of the implementation of a national vaccine registry and the planned national immunisation information system; if a national registry will be in place to collect information on Covid-19 immunisation in 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [13496/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Podiatry Services

John Lahart

250. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a podiatry appointment in primary care as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; and the number waiting 0 to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [12420/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Ophthalmology Services

John Lahart

251. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a ophthalmology appointment in primary care as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; and the number waiting 0 to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [12421/21]

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Audiology Services

John Lahart

252. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a audiology appointment in primary care as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; and the number waiting 0 to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [12422/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Primary Care Services

John Lahart

253. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a dietetics appointment in primary care as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; and the number waiting 0 to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [12423/21]

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Mental Health Services

John Lahart

254. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a psychology appointment in primary care as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; and the number waiting 0 to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [12424/21]

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Counselling Services

John Lahart

255. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each LHO area waiting for a counselling appointment in primary care as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; and the number waiting 0 to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [12425/21]

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

John Lahart

256. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each local health office area waiting for a child and adolescent mental health services appointment as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; and the number waiting 0 to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [12426/21]

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Mental Health Services

John Lahart

257. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of children admitted to adult mental health units to date in 2021. [12427/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Home Help Service

John Lahart

258. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of home support hours currently being provided in each LHO area as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the way it compares to target in each LHO for the same time period; the number of persons currently on the waiting list for home support hours in each LHO area; and the number waiting 0 to 3, 3 to 6, 6 to 12 and 12 months plus in tabular form. [12428/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Nursing Homes Support Scheme

John Lahart

259. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons awaiting placement under the fair deal scheme as of 1 March 2021 or the latest date available; the average waiting time; the number of persons currently awaiting placement under the scheme in each local health area in tabular form; and the length of time waiting. [12429/21]

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Medical Cards

John Lahart

260. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of medical cards as of 1 March 2021; the number of general practitioner cards on the same date; and the number for each type of card issued on a discretionary basis on that date. [12430/21]

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