Many of the 151,932 Patients on Hospital Waiting List in Midlands-North-West Euro Constituency can Access Cross Border Treatment
Date: June 23, 2015
The implementation of the European Cross Border Healthcare Directive will mean that the HSE will pay for treatments for patients who currently have to endure ongoing lengthy waiting lists.
Donegal - Age Friendly
Date: June 8, 2015
"The HSE and other voluntary groups across Donegal deserve high praise for the fact that a higher percentage of older people are living in the community, in their own homes, in their own place than is the case in other counties."...
Harkin Urges Health Policy on Vision
Date: October 8, 2014
Five people go blind in Ireland every week and more than half of all blindness is preventable
EU Cross Border Healthcare Directive might help ease Outpatient Waiting List
Date: October 2, 2014
Recent figures have shown that 111,208 people are on a waiting lists in Cavan, Monaghan, Galway, Louth, Donegal, Mayo, Meath, Sligo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Offaly, Laois & Westmeath.
Electricity Regulator Exceeding its Remit
Date: September 12, 2014
Harkin questions Regulator on Pylon Health Issues
EirGrid Undergrounding Study must include all Costs and Benefits
Date: June 23, 2014
Any cost benefit analysis of over and undergrounding of high voltage electricity cables must place as much emphasis on factors such as landscape and health as it does on the cost of materials and installation.
Harkin Slates Minister on Navan Hospital
Date: May 18, 2014
The fact that Minister for Health James Reilly, in opposition, stood on a platform in Navan to denounce proposed reductions in services in Navan Hospital, but now plans to do the opposite , was the unacceptable face of Party...
EirGrid Accused of Misrepresentation on Health Issues
Date: April 30, 2014
The transmissions Manager of EirGrid Brendan Murray has been accused of deliberately misrepresenting the views expressed by an An Bord Pleanala Inspector in regard to possible health issues arising from Electro Magnetic Field...
MEP Calls for Shingles Vaccine for Elderly
Date: April 9, 2014
Shingles could be prevented in many cases if citizens in the Republic have access to the same treatment as their counterparts in Northern Ireland"
Reduction of Paediatric Diabetes Services in Letterkenny is a Denial of Access to Basic Healthcare
Date: March 2, 2014
Following a meeting with concerned families from the Donegal Diabetes Parent Support Group, Marian Harkin MEP called on Minister Reilly and the HSE to immediately ensure a Paediatric Diabetes Clinical Nurse Specialist in...