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Tue, 15 Oct 2019

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Mental Health Services Funding

Pat Buckley

401. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the steps he will take to ensure that funding allocated to mental health will be spent on mental health services within the timeframe provided for by the budget in which it was allotted. [41912/19]

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019

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Roads Maintenance Funding

Pat Buckley

529. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport if Cork County Council has made applications to the safety improvement grants scheme for 2020; and the details of these applications especially relating to Rostellan and the R630 in east County Cork. [39804/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Pat Buckley

306. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the weighting percentages to be used as part of the upcoming HSE FreeStyle Libre device review decision making process that will be given to criteria (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38441/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Medicinal Products Reimbursement

Pat Buckley

307. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if the reimbursement dataset will specifically cover only current HSE funded users of the FreeStyle Libre device; and if not, if the Health Technology Assessment Group review will compare total blood glucose strip usage spend year on year. [38442/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

348. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason for the decision to close the Castlemartyr health centre in Cork; if it is his decision; and if not, the person that made this decision. [38732/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

349. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason for the decision to relocate the public health nursing services from Castlemartyr, County Cork, to Midleton Community Hospital six miles away; and the person that made the decision. [38733/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

350. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the reason in January of 2019 permission was granted to carry out a single story extension including the remodelling of the interior and the installation of a wheelchair assessable ramp at Castlemartyr community health centre; the reason work was not started on this plan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [38734/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

351. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to expand the public health services in Castlemartyr, County Cork. [38735/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

352. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health if the decision to close Castlemartyr health centre is finalised; and the final date for the closure. [38736/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Primary Care Centres

Pat Buckley

353. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the plans the HSE has put in place to facilitate patients and service users to travel to Midleton from Castlemartyr, County Cork. [38737/19]

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

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Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Pat Buckley

479. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of wheelchair accessible buses operational in east County Cork particularly operating on the N25 Cork to Waterford and along the Waterford to Cork bus route, respectively. [38738/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Healthcare Infrastructure Provision

Pat Buckley

787. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of the construction of the national forensic mental health service facility in Portrane, County Dublin; the completion date for same; if the project will be delivered on time and within budget; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [34709/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

788. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the actions taken during 2018 to improve outcomes for persons with comorbid severe mental illness and substance misuse problems. [34710/19]

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Fri, 6 Sep 2019

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

789. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of developing a no wrong door policy to address dual diagnosis in mental health; and the funding provided in future for services to adapt. [34711/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Higher Education Authority

Pat Buckley

328. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of psychologists employed at higher education institutes; the cost of each position annually; and the location each position is based. [33787/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1650. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of adults waiting for an outpatient assessment by a consultant psychiatrist in each month from June 2018 to date in 2019, in tabular form. [33724/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1651. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of consultant psychiatric posts across the health service; the number filled by permanent consultants; the number temporarily filled; the number currently vacant; and the length of time each has been vacant. [33725/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1652. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of HSE community mental health teams operational nationally; the number of consultants employed in the teams permanently; the number temporarily filled; the number currently vacant; and the period each post has been vacant [33726/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1653. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of HSE CAMHS teams established nationally; the number of consultant psychiatric posts allocated to the teams; the number of posts which are permanent; the number temporarily filled; the number unfilled; and the period for which the posts have been vacant. [33727/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1654. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of HSE specialist community mental health services for older adults teams across the health service nationally; the number of consultant psychiatric posts allocated to the teams; the number of posts which are filled permanently; the number temporarily filled; the number unfilled; and the period the respective posts have been vacant. [33728/19]

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