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Contribution of KARE recognised in the Dail

Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, raised the valuable contribution of KARE in Kildare with Minister Simon Harris in the Dail this week. They were speaking around the report of the independent review group who examined the role of voluntary organisations in the health sector. […]

July 5th, 2019|Health|

Need to Progress New Mental Health Unit & Endoscopy/Oncology Units For Naas General Hospital Highlighted in the Dail

Kildare South TD Martin Heydon has again raised the need for investment in proposed new Units at Naas Hospital with the Health Department during a Dail debate this week with Minister of State at the Department of Health Finian McGrath.

“The significant increase in Kildare’s population in recent decades means we need urgent infrastructural investment in […]

November 7th, 2018|Health|

Planning Permission Granted for Athy Primary Care Centre

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from Kildare County Council this morning that planning permission has been granted for the new Athy Primary Care centre.  The primary care centre is to be constructed at the site of the former shirt factory on the Dublin Road.

“I am delighted that planning permission has […]

October 3rd, 2018|Athy, Health|

Kildare Carers now Eligible for Free GP Care

Free GP care has this week been extended to carers in Kildare, Fine Gael TD for Kildare South Martin Heydon has said.

Deputy Heydon confirmed that 14,000 Carers nationally will now receive the Free GP Visit Card.

Deputy Heydon said: “The new Health legislation passed by the Oireachtas earlier this summer means that anyone in receipt of […]

September 7th, 2018|Health, Your Area|