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Thu, 27 Jan 2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

88. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs the amount of alcohol taken from the cellar of Iveagh House for the event on 17 June 2020; if food was delivered to the event; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3922/22]

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Thu, 27 Jan 2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

89. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Foreign Affairs if there were children in attendance at the event in Iveagh House on 17 June 2020; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3923/22]

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Wed, 26 Jan 2022

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

188. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will expedite the release of Covid-19 statistics relating to children given that they have not been published for four weeks; if he will include age-related data for cases and hospitalisations especially given the recent case surge following the emergence of the omicron variant; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3871/22]

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Tue, 25 Jan 2022

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Vaccination Programme

Gino Kenny

578. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health further to Parliamentary Question No. 924 of 2 November 2021, the status of the discussions and consideration mentioned in the reply regarding the availability of the EU Digital Covid Certificate for those who have been medically advised not to take the Covid-19 vaccine; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [3106/22]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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State Examinations

Gino Kenny

820. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education the arrangements for the 2022 junior cycle exams; her views on the significant difficulties experienced by this cohort who have yet to have an uninterrupted school year since their entry into secondary education as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic; if there will be accommodations in view of this situation; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [1918/22]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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Schools Building Projects

Gino Kenny

828. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education the status of the new build for a school (details supplied); if her attention has been drawn to the fact that students are being deprived of the level of subject choices provided in other secondary schools due to the fact that the facilities are not available to deliver a full range of subjects; when the new building will be fully functional for students; if she will take all steps to ensure that this is made a priority for those who need this educational facility urgently; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [2087/22]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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Death Certificates

Gino Kenny

1047. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Social Protection if there have been changes to the way a person registers the death of a family member such as changes in an extension of the three month deadline or changes with walk-in offices if there must be an appointment during Covid-19 restrictions. [1916/22]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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Health Service Executive

Gino Kenny

1333. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will conduct a review of service and staffing levels across the health service and ensure that extra permanent posts are sanctioned to ensure that the service can increase its capacity on a permanent basis to deal with non-Covid-19 care and the almost one million persons on waiting lists; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2628/22]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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Health Services

Gino Kenny

1334. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if he will conduct a review of service and staffing levels across the mental health service and ensure that extra services and extra permanent posts are sanctioned to ensure that the mental health service can increase its capacity on a permanent basis to deal with the mental health crisis; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [2629/22]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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Health Services

Gino Kenny

1415. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if thighplasty is available as a treatment post weight loss via the HSE public system. [63167/21]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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Living Wage

Gino Kenny

1505. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that many healthcare and social care workers are slipping into poverty as a result of low wages; his views on the contribution that these workers, many of whom are on the frontline have made during the Covid-19 pandemic; the steps that will be taken to address issue of low pay for workers in these sectors; the further steps that will be taken to ensure they have a living wage; his further views on the fact that low pay is forcing many to leave these sectors to seek alternative higher paid employment and the gap that is left in the sectors as a result of same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [63442/21]

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022

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Health Services

Gino Kenny

1530. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the improvements his Department is making in the area of healthcare for trans persons; his views on whether the current waiting time of over two and a half years to be first seen is unacceptable; if his attention has been drawn to the fact that this has declined further during the Covid-19 pandemic; his views on the immense negative impact this is having on the mental health of pre transition trans persons given the rates of both suicidal ideation and attempts in this group; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [63499/21]

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Thu, 16 Dec 2021

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Schools Building Projects

Gino Kenny

375. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Education if she will provide a timeframe for the provision of a permanent ASD unit in a school (details supplied); if there are plans for a purpose-built facility on the grounds of the school; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [62434/21]

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Thu, 9 Dec 2021

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Gino Kenny

86. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment if he will request that the European Union support a waiver under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, TRIPS, at the meeting of the World Trade Organization from 30 November to 3 December 2021 to ensure that all persons can have access to the Covid-19 vaccines; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59507/21]

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Tue, 7 Dec 2021

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Medicinal Products

Gino Kenny

572. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health when the new clinical review of the Medical Cannabis Access Programme will commence; if he will provide details of the parameters of the review; when it is expected to be completed; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [60247/21]

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Tue, 7 Dec 2021

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Medicinal Products

Gino Kenny

573. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of consultants who have registered their interest in participation in the Medical Cannabis Access Programme; the number of patients who have been registered on the programme; the number of patients currently in receipt of cannabis products under the scheme; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [60248/21]

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Fri, 3 Dec 2021

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Hospital Services

Gino Kenny

97. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the total payments made by the State to private hospitals and other private health service providers in 2020 and to the end of October 2021; and the projected cost in Budget 2022; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59506/21]

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Fri, 3 Dec 2021

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Hospital Services

Gino Kenny

99. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of ICU beds currently being sourced from private hospitals; and the monthly cost to the Exchequer of these beds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59505/21]

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Fri, 3 Dec 2021

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Hospital Procedures

Gino Kenny

115. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the steps he is taking to ensure that no other transplant operations are cancelled due to lack of ICU bed capacity; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59508/21]

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Thu, 2 Dec 2021

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Health Services

Gino Kenny

176. Deputy Gino Kenny asked the Minister for Health the number of ICU beds currently being sourced from private hospitals; the monthly cost to the Exchequer of these beds; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [59515/21]

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