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Expansion of St Brigid’s Hospice and Just Transition for Kildare Bord na Mona Workers Key Kildare Features in Budget 2020

Kildare South TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Martin Heydon has welcomed some Kildare specific provisions within Budget 2020 including measures aimed at alleviating pressure on Bord na Móna, its workers and their families, as well as confirmation of funding from Health Minister Simon Health for the expansion of St Brigids Hospice […]

October 11th, 2019|Business, Health|

Key Kildare Health Projects Included in HSE Service Plan

Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed the inclusion of key Kildare Health Projects in the HSE’s Service Plan published today.

“Funding will be provided for the long awaited new endoscopy unit, physical medicine unit, physical therapy unit, oncology unit and day procedure department at Naas General Hospital.

“This project recently received an extension […]

September 4th, 2019|Health, Updates|

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|