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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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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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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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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Hospital Data

John Lahart

261. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of delayed discharges in each public and voluntary hospital at the end of February 2021; and the number to date in 2021, in tabular form. [12431/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Hospital Data

John Lahart

262. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of bed days lost in each public and voluntary hospital owing to delayed discharges in January and February 2021, in tabular form. [12432/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Emergency Departments

John Lahart

263. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of patients aged 75 years or over that experienced an emergency department wait time more than 24 hours during January 2021; the number during February 2021; and the hospitals in which the wait occurred. [12433/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Emergency Departments

John Lahart

264. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of ambulance attendances at each emergency department nationwide in January 2021; the number of such ambulances that waited longer than 20 minutes to hand over patients, get their trolleys back and return to responding to calls; and the number that waited longer than 40, 60, 90,120 and more than 180 minutes for same in tabular form. [12434/21]

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Thu, 4 Mar 2021

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Hospital Waiting Lists

John Lahart

265. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the details in respect of both Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin and Temple Street Children’s University Hospital for the end of February 2021 or the latest date available for the number of spinal fusion patients currently waiting less than four months for treatment; the number waiting four to eight, and more than eight months; and if he will provide the same information for other spinal patients in tabular form. [12435/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Home Care Packages

John Lahart

719. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the status of the development of a statutory home care scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [11010/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Health Screening Programmes

John Lahart

953. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons who received an invitation to take part in BreastCheck each month in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021; and the percentage of persons who accepted an invitation and subsequently attended a screening appointment in each of the specified months, in tabular form. [11925/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Health Screening Programmes

John Lahart

954. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons who received an invitation to take part in CervicalCheck each month in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021; and the percentage of persons who accepted an invitation and subsequently attended a screening appointment in each of the specified months, in tabular form. [11926/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Health Screening Programmes

John Lahart

955. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons who received an invitation to take part in BowelScreen in each month in 2019, 2020 and to date in 2021; and the percentage of persons who accepted an invitation and subsequently attended a screening appointment in each of the specified months, in tabular form. [11927/21]

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Wed, 3 Mar 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

972. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the specific numbers of tests that are being measured given that it has been mentioned that three tests are being evaluated to ease restrictions, that is, community transmission, hospital and intensive care unit occupancy and progress of the vaccine programme; if a definition of success has been established by the National Public Health Emergency Team, NPHET, or others in relation to these numbers; and if so, if he will publish the definition. [11975/21]

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Thu, 25 Feb 2021

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Health Services Funding

John Lahart

316. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the status of the access to care fund and the HSE national treatment fund action plan for 2021 announced in budget 2021; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10867/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Health and Safety Inspections

John Lahart

9. Deputy John Lahart asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment the number of inspections of business and commercial premises that have been undertaken by the Health and Safety Authority since September 2020; the outcome of same; if penalties were imposed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9400/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Homeless Persons Data

John Lahart

291. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage the number of children and families in hotel accommodation and family hubs; and the prospects of secure housing for these persons. [9557/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Third Level Fees

John Lahart

466. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education if her attention has been drawn to the fee of €650 (details supplied), being charged to students of private colleges completing the professional masters of education in primary teaching course, for a two-week online Gaeltacht course despite the fact that the fee of €750 was charged pre-Covid-19 for a two-week course located on-site in the Gaeltacht, inclusive of accommodation, food and access to activities; her views on whether a fee of €650 is justified; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10143/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

755. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the plans in place to administer Covid-19 vaccinations to vulnerable persons who are unable to leave their home commencing with those over 85 years of age; if plans are in place in relation to same; if so, the timeline for such plans; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9383/21]

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Wed, 24 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

904. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if there will be a requirement for persons to quarantine in a hotel following their return from abroad in cases in which an Irish citizen is returning home from abroad on a work contract that has expired and where the person was vaccinated against Covid-19 under the vaccination programme of the third-country; and if not, if they can quarantine in their home residence in Ireland. [9936/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

12. Deputy John Lahart asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if his attention has been drawn to the important role that wedding planners play in the wedding industry; his views on whether wedding planning is a stand-alone business; if he will consider introducing financial assistance for wedding planners to mitigate the severe impact of Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8095/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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School Inspections

John Lahart

368. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Education the date by which all MLL inspections completed prior to school closures in March 2020 will be published on the website of her Department. [7972/21]

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