To ask the Minister for Health the breakdown in spending on the €2.1 million allocation in Budget 2021 to enhance access to health services for socially excluded groups with an emphasis on the €270,000 allocated to expand Traveller health units; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
PQ 45337 21
To ask the Minister for Health his views on the need to provide additional self-isolation supports for Roma families through the pandemic following the closure of the Covid-19 response for vulnerable people service; and if he will make a statement on the matter.
PQ 52035 21
To ask the Minister for Health the reason the salaries of the staff that make up the Traveller primary health teams across the country have been frozen since 2008 with no increments; the reason the HSE social inclusion team is not working with the Traveller health units to address the issue as a matter of urgency; and if he will ensure that Traveller health and the staff are treated with respect, dignity and fairness.
PQ 60174 21