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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|

Progress Expected on Changes to Fair Deal Scheme

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 […]

July 20th, 2018|Health|

Kildare children to benefit from pilot project of therapy services in schools

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 fees should be cheaper for Cancer patients

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 […]

March 23rd, 2018|Health|