Buttimer and Doherty welcome Government agreement on free GP care for children aged 5 and under

Wednesday, April 16th 2014 Government agrees to to publish legislation that will pave the way for free GP care for children aged 5 and under. Deputy Buttimer said: ‘I am very pleased that the Government has reached agreement on the legislation to introduce free GP care for children aged 5 and under. By removing barriers […]

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Today is a landmark day for child protection in Ireland

Houses of the Oireachtas publishes the Children First Bill 2014 Cork South Central Fine Gael TD and Chairperson of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, Jerry Buttimer, has welcomed the publication today (Monday) of the Children First Bill 2014, by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald TD. The legislation will […]

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New awareness campaign needed to highlight HIV risks to young gay men – Buttimer

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 A new awareness campaign is needed to highlight the risk of HIV, particularly amongst young gay men. The number of HIV cases being diagnosed in Ireland is on the increase; most of those being diagnosed are gay and bisexual men, and they are being diagnosed at a younger age. A new awareness […]

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