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Minister Harris welcomes progress on patients waiting longest

948 fewer patients waiting +18 months 364 fewer patients waiting 15-18 months Minister for Health, Simon Harris, has today welcomed confirmation that the number of patients waiting the longest for procedures on Inpatient/Daycase Waiting Lists has begun to reduce, after the NTPF published the latest data for November 2016. “It is really encouraging to see

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Lourdes Hospital Payment Scheme Final Report 2016

In November 2013, the then Minister for Health, Dr James Reilly TD, announced that approximately 35 women who had undergone bilateral oophorectomy procedures and who had been excluded, on age grounds alone, from the original Lourdes Hospital Redress Scheme in 2007, would be provided with ex gratia awards, subject to the appropriate proofs required under

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Minister Simon HarrisMinister Simon Harris is a TD for Wicklow & East Carlow, and Minister for Health. He was first elected to Dáil Éireann in the 2011 General Election and was the youngest member of the 31st Dáil.

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