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 […]
At my invitation, Minister with Responsibility for Mental Health and Older People Jim Daly visited the Acute Mental Health Unit at Lakeview, Naas Hospital on his recent visit to Kildare.
I have been working with Management at Lakeview over the last year to progress their plans for a new unit on the grounds of Naas General […]
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon welcomed Minister with responsibility for Mental Health Jim Daly to Kildare this week. The Minister visited HOPE D in Newbridge and met Committee members who briefed the Minister on the role they play in the greater Newbridge area.
“In such a busy week, I was delighted that Minister Jim […]
This week in the Dail, I got the opportunity to raise the need for a clear plan for the future of Portlaoise Regional Hospital. There has been great concern in both Laois and South Kildare in recent years over the future of the hospital which has been exacerbated by the absence of a clear plan.
Kildare South Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon has welcomed confirmation from the HSE that progress has been made on a new location for Athy’s new Primary Care Centre with confirmation that planning is soon to be lodged for the development at the former Shirt Factory site on the Dublin Road.
“I am delighted, having assisted the […]
A new public consultation on Home Care services will help to inform the development of a new statutory scheme and system of regulation for home care services in Ireland.
Fine Gael TD Martin Heydon is encouraging Kildare residents to contribute to the consultation and have their say on the future of Home Care. In the last […]
In the Dail on Wednesday, I again raised the need for funding to allow progress on the long promised and much needed Endoscopy Unit for Naas General Hospital.
There are currently over 1,600 patients waiting for Endoscopy services at Naas where Endoscopy services are currently carried out in one room of the old hospital. Plans for […]