Minister Harris’s address at the INMO’s Annual Delegate Conference

*check against delivery* President, Vice-Presidents, office-holders, members of staff of the INMO, members, colleagues, distinguished guests. First of all, I want to thank you for inviting me to speak at your 98th Annual Delegate Conference here in the Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford.  I know that the theme of this year’s conference is “Nurses and Midwives

Address by Minister for Health Simon Harris at IMO AGM

**Check against Delivery** President, Vice-President, members of the executive, staff of the IMO, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for inviting me to address you at your AGM today. I’m delighted to be here. I hope you have had productive meetings and that you have also had time to catch up with colleagues and friends. And

Speech by Minister Simon Harris TD on Topical Issue Debate on Orkambi

Check against delivery I wish to thank the Deputies for raising this issue and allowing me the opportunity to provide an update in the Dáil. I am pleased to inform the House, but most particularly CF patients, their families and friends, that the HSE and Vertex have today confirmed that an agreement has been reached

Speech by Minister Simon Harris TD at the Launch of “Make Work Pay” Report

I am delighted to be here today at the launch of the “Make Work Pay” Report with my colleagues Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar and Minister of State Finian McGrath. I share with my Ministerial colleagues and the other members of the Government, a very strong desire to ensure that people with disabilities are

Speech by Minister Simon Harris at EMA Stakeholder Engagement Event

*check against delivery* Colleagues, I would like to thank you for attending this event at the end of your working day and I really appreciate your interest and support for our bid to make Dublin the new home of the European Medicines Agency. As you all know, the UK’s decision to leave the EU will

Speech by Minister Corcoran Kennedy at the launch of the Healthy Workplace Consultation

*check against delivery* Minister, Ladies and Gentlemen – a very good morning to you all. I am delighted to be here to launch the public consultation on the Healthy Ireland Healthy Workplace Framework with my colleague Minister Pat Breen from the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation. The development of the Healthy Workplace Framework is

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