Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed confirmation that an additional 550 intensive homecare packages will be made available by the HSE over the winter period. They are part of a range of measures announced this week to support older people’s transition from acute […]
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 […]
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 […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has raised delays in the provision of Home Care Packages in Kildare and Laois in the Dail today (Tuesday) and called on the HSE and the Department of Health to find the funding to clear the current backlog as soon as possible.
“The priority must be to clear the […]
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 […]
Fine Gael TD for Kildare South and Chairman of the Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has welcomed news he received on foot of a Parliamentary Question that funding for a new endoscopy unit, physical medicine unit, oncology unit and day procedure department at Naas General Hospital is included in the HSE’s 2018-2022 Capital Programme.
Deputy Heydon said: […]
Changes to the Fair Deal scheme for farmers and small business owners are progressing with a memo due to be submitted to Government shortly, according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon.“In response to a recent parliamentary question Minister of State at the Department of Health Jim Daly advised that progress is being made […]
Kildare children will benefit from a pilot project of therapy services in a number of schools and pre-schools from September, Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has said.
Deputy Heydon said “15 pre-schools, 22 primary schools, 5 secondary schools and 2 special schools across Kildare will receive supports from speech and language and occupational therapists.
“Parents always tell me […]
Hospital car parking charges should be lessened for cancer patients according to Fine Gael Kildare South TD Martin Heydon. He was speaking as the Minister for Health, Simon Harris has ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges.
“Fine Gael is tackling the issues that matter most and it is only right that patients, who are […]
Fine Gael TD and Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party, Martin Heydon, has confirmed that the announcement of a new acute mental health unit at Naas Hospital is a significant new decision by Government as part of Project Ireland 2040.
“In December 2016, then Minister for Mental Health Helen McEntee allocated €5.5m funding to Lakeview Acute […]