Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has said the Government must learn lessons from the handling of the Expert Group Report to date. [Read more...]
FIANNA Fáil TD for Cork North Central, Billy Kelleher TD, has called for one national body to co-ordinate mental health policy in Ireland.
Deputy Kelleher was speaking after figures released this week reveal there were 210 recorded suicides in Cork in a 3 year period.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has welcomed today’s decision on the new National Paediatric Hospital and urged the Government to expedite the design, planning and development process.
Deputy Kelleher said: “Fianna Fáil has consistently maintained that a new national hospital for children and maternity care was essential to bring about world-class health care and best possible outcomes for children. Unlike others we have never sought to score political points on an issue as serious as this. I hope today’s decision brings an end to the relentless debate about where this new hospital is to be located and that there are no planning difficulties that arise with this new location.
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has said it is essential that Minister James Reilly come clean on what appears to be a secret plan to implement further cuts to hospital services across the country.
FIANNA Fáil Health Spokesperson Billy Kelleher has said “the survey of IHCA members showing a slim majority are in favour of reforms agreed at the Labour Relations Commission is welcome but prove that Minister Reilly has failed to convince Consultants of his reform agenda.”
Taoiseach shows “utter contempt for Dáil”, refusing to explain Fitzgerald role in Children’s Hospital review
FIANNA Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has accused the Taoiseach of showing utter contempt for the Dáil and called on him to simply explain what role Mr. John Fitzgerald is playing in the Government’s review of the new National Children’s Hospital.
FIANNA Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher has said there will be widespread disappointment at the breakdown in talks with Hospital Consultants on new work arrangements following Minister’s declaration of a ‘breakthrough’ in negotiations less than four weeks ago.