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#Health Committee

# health-committee - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views
# Mattie McGrath
# Mattie McGrath

‘Liberals don’t like my thinking’: TD claims he was ousted over abortion views

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:53 PM 8,131 Views 32 Comments

Mattie McGrath has been removed from two Oireachtas committees by the Dáil Technical Group.

# health-committee - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

James Reilly to face Health Committee today
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

James Reilly to face Health Committee today

Jan 14th 2014, 7:15 AM 4,484 Views 11 Comments

The Health Minister will be questioned on the HSE service plan, which details how the executive will cut €619 million next year.

# health-committee - Thursday 28 November, 2013

Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market

Nov 28th 2013, 12:29 PM 6,350 Views 34 Comments

Speaking before the Oireachtas committee today, one stressed that proposed legislation won’t cause an increase in premiums.

# health-committee - Friday 26 July, 2013

Reilly working towards 'smoke-free' Ireland by 2025
# No Butts
# No Butts

Reilly working towards 'smoke-free' Ireland by 2025

Jul 26th 2013, 8:25 AM 10,087 Views 180 Comments

The Health Minister’s vowing to continue his war on smoking – and says cigarettes are the only freely available product he knows of that can kill the user.

# health-committee - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

TDs vote against extending abortion bill to include inevitable miscarriages
# Protection Of Life
# Protection Of Life

TDs vote against extending abortion bill to include inevitable miscarriages

Jul 3rd 2013, 11:01 AM 4,839 Views 85 Comments

The sub-committee on health is discussing changes to the Bill, which was passed at the second stage in the Dáil last night.

Abortions in cases of suicide ideation can 'create more problems'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortions in cases of suicide ideation can 'create more problems'

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:47 AM 4,603 Views 127 Comments

The nine-member sub-committee will today deal with the sections of the proposed legislation on suicide ideation.

# health-committee - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Abortion bill passes first Dáil vote, moves to committee stage
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion bill passes first Dáil vote, moves to committee stage

Jul 2nd 2013, 6:01 PM 7,788 Views 77 Comments

The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill has passed the second stage of the Dáil this evening with cross-party support but also cross-party opposition.

# health-committee - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Reilly concedes that abortion laws will mean more babies 'suffering damage'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Reilly concedes that abortion laws will mean more babies 'suffering damage'

Jun 16th 2013, 1:21 PM 12,182 Views 183 Comments

The minister says, however, that the alternative is that the baby’s mother could die – ending both of their lives.

# health-committee - Thursday 13 June, 2013

These are the three motions Peter Mathews put to the Fine Gael party last night
# Abortion
# Abortion

These are the three motions Peter Mathews put to the Fine Gael party last night

Jun 13th 2013, 7:30 PM 9,250 Views 61 Comments

The pro-life TD put forward motions for the proposed legislation to be scrapped, the suicide clause removed and for members to have a free vote at a parliamentary party meeting last night.

# health-committee - Friday 17 May, 2013

A crash course in today's abortion legislation hearings
# Abortion
# Abortion

A crash course in today's abortion legislation hearings

May 17th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,381 Views 42 Comments

What’s it all about? TheJournal.ie takes you through the Health Committee proceedings.

# health-committee - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Here is the list of witnesses to appear at abortion hearings
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Here is the list of witnesses to appear at abortion hearings

May 15th 2013, 6:27 PM 8,737 Views 160 Comments

Unlike the committee’s previous hearings, there will be few representatives from advocacy or religious groups giving evidence.

# health-committee - Thursday 2 May, 2013

'Professional experts' only to be called for hearings on abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Professional experts' only to be called for hearings on abortion bill

May 2nd 2013, 6:00 PM 4,324 Views 12 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee will hold three days of public hearings on the Heads of the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013.

# health-committee - Friday 4 January, 2013

Experts in Leinster House next week for discussions on abortion issues
# Expert Group
# Expert Group

Experts in Leinster House next week for discussions on abortion issues

Jan 4th 2013, 9:00 PM 6,391 Views 118 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee will hold three days of public hearings.

# health-committee - Friday 21 December, 2012

Committee hopes to report to government on X Case law by end of January
# Abortion
# Abortion

Committee hopes to report to government on X Case law by end of January

Dec 21st 2012, 6:08 PM 3,318 Views 39 Comments

The Oireachtas Health Committee will hold three days of public hearings in January with its chairman Jerry Buttimer urging that there be a “respectful and tolerant” debate.

# health-committee - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Crown "disappointed" as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Crown "disappointed" as Oireachtas committee votes against smoking ban at Leinster House

Nov 15th 2012, 12:52 PM 8,705 Views 52 Comments

Finian McGrath TD, who was against the motion, said he was “delighted” the committee showed some “common sense” on proposed ban on campus.

# health-committee - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Health Committee to resume hearings on childhood obesity
# Childhood Obesity
# Childhood Obesity

Health Committee to resume hearings on childhood obesity

Nov 14th 2012, 8:30 PM 3,872 Views 14 Comments

Committee Chairman, Jerry Buttimer TD said childhood obesity is a “very important and serious health issue which needs to be tackled urgently”.

# health-committee - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee
# PIP
# PIP

Harley Medical Group criticised by health committee

Jul 26th 2012, 8:17 AM 3,664 Views 6 Comments

The plastic surgery clinic refused an invitation to attend a meeting of the committee on the PIP breast implant scandal.

# health-committee - Monday 25 June, 2012

Teachers to have their say on Children First Bill
# CHildren First
# CHildren First

Teachers to have their say on Children First Bill

Jun 25th 2012, 7:03 PM 3,631 Views 12 Comments

They will speak to the government’s committee on health and children at its meeting tomorrow.

# health-committee - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

Ombudsman to discuss Children First Bill with Oireachtas Health Committee
# CHildren First
# CHildren First

Ombudsman to discuss Children First Bill with Oireachtas Health Committee

Jun 12th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,061 Views 1 Comment

Emily Logan is to give her input ahead of the drafting of the legislation.

# health-committee - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Health Committee to resume hearings on Children First Bill
# Oireachtas
# Oireachtas

Health Committee to resume hearings on Children First Bill

Jun 7th 2012, 7:15 AM 994 Views 3 Comments

Gordon Jeyes of the HSE will attend the meeting this morning.

# health-committee - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Chief Medical Officer to update Health Committee on PIP implants response
# Breast Implants
# Breast Implants

Chief Medical Officer to update Health Committee on PIP implants response

May 3rd 2012, 8:57 AM 763 Views 3 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan will address an Oireachtas Committee today on the government’s response to the issue of industrial grade silicone being used in some breast augmentation surgeries in Ireland.