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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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HSE Agency Staff Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1655. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the spend on agency staff for mental health services in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; the original estimate for such expenditure in each year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33729/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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HSE Agency Staff Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1656. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the spend on agency staff for mental health services in each of the years 2014 to 2018 and to date in 2019; and the estimated cost if they had been permanent positions instead [33730/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Staff

Pat Buckley

1657. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of mental health whole-time equivalent staff required to be recruited for the full implementation of A Vision for Change in view of demographic changes; and the teams and specialties in which the additional staff are required by community healthcare organisation, CHO, area, in tabular form. [33731/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Nursing Staff Data

Pat Buckley

1658. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychiatric nurses who graduated in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively; the number hired by the HSE on full-time contracts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33732/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1659. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the amount expended on mental health in 2018; and the percentage of the overall health budget to which this amounts. [33733/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1660. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of approved consultant psychiatric posts by speciality; the number of posts filled on a temporary basis; the number of posts filled by doctors not on the specialist register; the number of posts unfilled, vacant or unmatched; the location of the unfilled, vacant or unmatched posts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33734/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1661. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the status of the allocation of the posts from the 2018 €55 million funding for mental health; the number of posts the allocation supports; the number of posts filled; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33735/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1662. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of whole-time equivalent posts filled within mental health as of July 2019; and the comparative number for each corresponding period in the previous ten years. [33736/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1663. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of section 39 providers that hold agreements for providing mental health services; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33737/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1664. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of approved psychiatric nursing posts by speciality as per A Vision for Change recommendations and demographic changes; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33738/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1665. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of approved psychiatric nursing posts by speciality; the number of posts filled on a temporary basis; the number of posts currently unfilled, vacant or unmatched; the location of the unfilled, vacant or unmatched posts; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33739/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1666. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of psychiatric nurses entitled to retire as of 17 July 2019; the number entitled to retire within the next five years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33740/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1667. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of mental health inpatient beds here; the number operational; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33741/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1668. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of involuntary admissions in 2018; and the percentage of admissions following a referral by a family member, a member of An Garda Síochána and a referral by a doctor, respectively. [33742/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Medicinal Products Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1669. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the amount expended by the HSE on psychotropic drugs in each of the years 2016 to 2018. [33743/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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HSE Expenditure

Pat Buckley

1670. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the amount expended by the HSE on talk therapies in each of the years 2016 to 2018; and the specifications of the type of talk therapy provided. [33744/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1671. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of additional staff appointed to the CAMHS service in each community healthcare organisation, CHO, to date in 2019; the net increase in staff numbers resulting from such recruitment in each CHO to date in 2019, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33745/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1672. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children admitted to adult mental health units to date in 2019; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33746/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Hospital Admissions

Pat Buckley

1673. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children admitted to adult health units in 2018; the length of each of these stays; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33747/19]

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019

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Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Data

Pat Buckley

1674. Deputy Pat Buckley asked the Minister for Health the number of children on CAMHS waiting lists by age and gender, in tabular form, by community healthcare organisation, CHO, and local catchment areas. [33748/19]

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