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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Hospital Procedures

John Lahart

666. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if the HSE has cancelled all vaginal mesh procedures in its hospitals or hospitals under its management; if no private hospitals or clinics provide such vaginal mesh procedures in Ireland; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7949/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Hospital Procedures

John Lahart

667. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the position regarding the recovery pathway for women recovering from vaginal mesh procedures which has left them debilitated in a myriad of ways; if a review of the HSE pathway for such patients has been undertaken to assess its effectiveness in terms of returning women to full health; if such procedures are carried out successfully in Ireland; if the HSE has investigated the sharing of information from UK and USA clinicians who have become specialist and recognised as such internationally; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that Irish patients who undertake the pathway to recovery in Ireland often feel that they are moved around in circles and often end up back with the clinician who told them in the first place that their symptoms were all in their mind; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7950/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Hospital Procedures

John Lahart

668. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the steps taken in Ireland with regard to the Baroness Cumberledge report into the vaginal mesh issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7952/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

697. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the reason so many women are forced to take court proceeding to elicit satisfaction from the State in respect of the CervicalCheck vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [8084/21]

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Wed, 17 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

818. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if he will consider a degree of flexibility for those with particular health vulnerabilities who may not meet the chronological criteria set out in the Covid-19 vaccination plan given an abundance of supply comes on stream in quarter two (details supplied). [8478/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Direct Provision System

John Lahart

558. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth the number of inspections carried out since January 2020 in St. Patrick’s direct provision centre, County Monaghan; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7021/21]

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Wed, 10 Feb 2021

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Assisted Human Reproduction

John Lahart

866. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the details of the first four regional fertility hubs; if they are operational and seeing patients at this stage; the timeframe for further hubs; the specific actions planned in 2021 to develop the publicly funded model of fertility care; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [7022/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Electricity Generation

John Lahart

58. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications if customers will be paid for the energy that they create themselves in relation to the proposed microgeneration support scheme; if so, the cost; if there is a surplus generated by the customer, if the surplus will be sold back to the grid; if so, the cost; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5446/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

645. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the reason dentists have been excluded from the vaccination roll-out programme given the average dentist administers far more vaccines daily than a general practitioner. [5148/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

717. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the plans in place to reconsider the proposed sequence of Covid-19 vaccinations especially in relation to persons with certain conditions (details supplied); if there are plans for an individual appeal mechanism in relation to same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5368/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

757. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his views on claims from pharmacists that they have been side-lined from the Covid-19 vaccination programme of persons aged over 70; and if the vaccination of patients over 70 years of age is to be carried out exclusively by general practitioners. [5514/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Vaccination Programme

John Lahart

764. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if all persons administering the vaccine under the current Covid-19 vaccination programme have received the vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5540/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

801. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his plans to provide adequate and effective healthcare for persons suffering from life-changing conditions due to the after-effects of Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5620/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

802. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his plans to provide nationwide long Covid clinics; when he expects these to be open; if there is a current waiting list for such clinics; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5621/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

803. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health his plans to provide upskilling to general practitioners to give them the adequate skills to diagnose, treat and understand the myriad side effects from long Covid; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5622/21]

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Wed, 3 Feb 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

John Lahart

844. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the status of the mental health supports being provided to persons during Covid-19; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [5807/21]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment

John Lahart

191. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Finance if consideration will be given to companies repaying the pandemic unemployment scheme if they availed of the scheme for their staff in the event that many of them were even more profitable than in the previous year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3709/21]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

John Lahart

587. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the arrangements in place for students not in receipt of a SUSI grant residing in the State and studying in Northern Ireland to receive the €250 Covid-19 payment; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3917/21]

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Wed, 27 Jan 2021

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Medicinal Products

John Lahart

695. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health if the cost of the gene therapy drug, Luxturna, that treats inherited retinal diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa, RP, and Leber congenital amaurosis, LCA, will be included as part of the additional €50 million in funding for new medicines allocated as part of Budget 2021; if he will consider funding when making a recommendation to the HSE drugs group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3717/21]

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Thu, 21 Jan 2021

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Podiatry Services

John Lahart

335. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Health the number of persons in each local health office, LHO, area waiting for a podiatry appointment in primary care as of 31 December 2020 or the latest date available; and the numbers waiting less than to 12, 12 to 26, 26 to 52 and more than 52 weeks. [3047/21]

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