News & Statements
No in-patient public hospital charges from today – Burke
From today, people accessing care as a public patient in a public hospital will not be required to pay any charges, a Fine Gael TD has said.
Further support needed for young carers in Ireland – Burke
Additional support is required for young carers in Ireland, an area which can be underreported and overlooked, according to Fine Gael’s health spokesperson.
Central Bank should insist on a fairer deal for savers – Burke
The Central Bank should ensure that Irish banks pass on savings as a result of higher interests to their consumers, according to a Fine Gael TD.
Neurorehabilitation Teams required in all 9 HSE regions – Colm Burke TD
Neurorehabilitation Teams are required in every area of the country to provide the necessary care and support to those with neurological conditions according to Fine Gael’s Health Spokesperson, Colm Burke TD.
Nursing Homes Ireland survey shows HSE must work with nursing homes to improve discharge rates – Burke
Questions need to be answered by the HSE management as to why there was not in place a rapid discharge strategy for each of the HSE hospitals across the country, according a to Fine Gael TD.
National Healthcare Forum should be created to help tackle health service challenges – Burke
A National Healthcare Forum made of public and private stakeholders should be established to tackle current and future health service challenges, according to Fine Gael TD Colm Burke.
Engagement must start now on establishing criteria for individuals availing of free IVF – Burke
Engagement must begin now in establishing eligibility criteria for publicly funded IVF treatment ahead of the roll-out of some services later this year, according to Fine Gael TD Colm Burke.
Opening of elective hospital in Cork will enhance quality of care – Burke
A decision passed through Cabinet today to locate the elective hospital in Sarsfield Court in Glanmire has been hailed as a major step forward for healthcare in Cork, according to a Fine Gael TD.
Landmark decision for further and higher education in Cork
It is a prominent week for Further and Higher Education in Cork as the Cork Education and Training Board proceeds to the next stage in developing a College of The Future (COTF), a Fine Gael TD has said.
Further restrictions on e-cigarettes and vapes is a boost for public health –Burke
Government approval to introduce additional restrictions on the sale and advertising of nicotine inhaling products such as e-cigarettes is a welcome boost for public Health, according to Fine Gael TD Colm Burke.