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The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation urges the HSE to abolish ‘loco parentis’ clause in homecare nursing contracts

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation is urging the HSE to abolish the loco parentis clause in homecare nursing contracts for sick children This clause requires that, while a qualified nurse is caring for their sick child, should a parent

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Children with life limiting and life threatening conditions should be first in the queue for their automatic medical card, ahead of their healthy siblings under 6 for free GP care

Statement from Jonathan Irwin CEO and Founder of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation “The concerns expressed by the National Association of General Practitioners in Dublin today regarding free GP care for under 6’s are totally justified. Giving this population

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The National Children’s Hospital Dolphin Report

Analysis below taken from the Dr. Dolphin Report comparing the Governments’ suggested St. James Hospital Site to the Connolly Hospital Site (owned by the HSE) in Blanchardstown, Dublin 15 ST. JAMES CONNOLLY Traffic Problem  Excellent  Parking Costs per Car to

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Letter from Jonathan Irwin clarifying where the money goes in Jack & Jill

Dear Supporter   All this publicity about charity chief top ups is damaging. I’m writing this letter to clarify where the money donated to Jack & Jill goes and to urge supporters to stick with us, especially for those Christmas

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Response from Jonathan Irwin, CEO and Founder of the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation to medical cards debate in Leinster House on 14th November

The families of the 300 children around the country supported by the Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation are being put through torture on medical cards, endless form filling, reviews, rejection letters and stress. And here we have the HSE in

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HSE should be rolling out the red carpet, not red tape, to support families to care for their child at home

Jack & Jill Foundation nurses tell Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health & Children that “HSE should be rolling out the red carpet, not red tape, to support families to care for their child at home, particularly for those children requiring

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HSE Annual Report 2011

The report published mid July makes an interesting reading as it explains the grants HSE has given to Outside agencies (pages 176 to 195). It seems to be quite a number of beneficiaries who perhaps should be founded by other Government Departments

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TD Mattie McGrath is recycling old crutches for Jack and Jill down in Tipperary

Crutches and zimmer-frames, essential in aiding our mobility following an accident or illness, have for years now, found long-term retirement homes in attics across the length and breadth of the country. The HSE’s no-returns policy when it comes to crutches

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National budget must be ringfenced for paediatric home nursing care programme

Jack & Jill Foundation and Irish Hospice Foundation say national budget must be ringfenced for home nursing care programme for children with life limiting conditions – Leinster House joint briefing Thursday 19th April including experiences from nurses and families. This

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3.7% Cuts for Jack & Jill

HSE Annual Grant for Jack & Jill cut by 3.7% in 2012 In a letter from the department of Disability Services HSE Dublin Mid-Leinster we have been informed according to the HSE National Plan for 2012 that the annual grant

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