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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

277. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of mental health nurses currently employed in the health service; the number of positions unoccupied or being recruited; the cost to the Exchequer in 2015; and the estimated cost in 2016. [12083/16]

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Health Services Staff Data

Pat Buckley

278. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychotherapists currently employed in the health service; the number of positions which are unoccupied or being recruited; the cost to the Exchequer for this in 2015; and the estimated cost in 2016. [12084/16]

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Health Services Staff Data

Pat Buckley

279. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of clinical psychologists currently employed in the health service; the number of positions which are unoccupied or being recruited; the cost to the Exchequer for this in 2015; and the estimated cost in 2016. [12085/16]

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Health Services Staff Data

Pat Buckley

280. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of occupational therapists currently employed in the health service; the number of positions which are unoccupied or being recruited; the cost to the Exchequer for this in 2015; and the estimated cost in 2016. [12086/16]

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Health Services Staff Data

Pat Buckley

281. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychiatrists currently employed in the health service; the number of positions which are unoccupied or being recruited; the cost to the Exchequer for this in 2015; and the estimated cost in 2016. [12087/16]

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Health Services Staff Data

Pat Buckley

282. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of complementary therapeutic practitioners currently employed in the mental health service; the number of positions which are unoccupied or being recruited; the cost to the Exchequer for this in 2015; and the estimated cost in 2016. [12088/16]

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

283. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to publish an action plan for the reform of mental health supports ensuring adequate funding, good governance and oversight in line with A Vision for Change. [12089/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Counselling Services Provision

Pat Buckley

284. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to extend access to counselling in primary care service to persons on lower incomes. [12090/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Mental Health Services Provision

Pat Buckley

285. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to ensure all children and adolescents receive adequate mental health promotion, supports and early intervention in order to minimise the need for inpatient care. [12091/16]

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Housing for People with Disabilities Provision

Pat Buckley

286. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to work with the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government to ensure persons with mental health difficulties have access to housing and tenancy support and are protected from becoming homeless, especially upon discharge from inpatient services or when leaving care. [12092/16]

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Employment Support Services

Pat Buckley

287. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to help support employment opportunities for persons who have a mental health disability. [12093/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

288. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of the provision of a 24-7 crisis support service for mental health; the estimated set up costs and the required annual budget. [12094/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Mental Health Services Provision

Pat Buckley

289. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to involve persons with an experience of mental health difficulties in the design and delivery of services, including peer workers and peer-run services; and the estimated funding required to do this. [12095/16]

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

290. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of establishing an independent monitoring mechanism to report on the progress of the implementation of A Vision for Change and mental health reform. [12096/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Health and Social Care Professionals Regulation

Pat Buckley

291. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to implement a regulatory framework for psychological therapies and to establish a statutory regime for governing the registration of counsellors and therapists; and the estimated cost of this. [12097/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Health Care Professionals

Pat Buckley

292. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychologists currently employed by the health service in primary care; and the cost to the Exchequer of these positions. [12098/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Mental Health Services Provision

Pat Buckley

293. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the new services which would be required in order to end the admission of children and adolescents to adult inpatient units; and the estimated cost of this to the Exchequer. [12099/16]

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Wed, 25 May 2016

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

294. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to establish a national advocacy service for mental health clients under 18 years of age and any expected funding this service might require. [12101/16]

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Mental Health Services

Pat Buckley

295. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health his plans to extend the regulation and inspection of community-based mental health care services and any expected costs this might incur. [12102/16]

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General Practitioner Services Provision

Pat Buckley

296. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the estimated cost of providing free general practitioner care for persons undergoing long-term mental health treatment. [12106/16]

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