McEntee: New Bill will give over 60,000 families greater certainty

Wednesday, 12th July 2017 Helen McEntee T.D., Minister for European Affairs, and Fine Gael T.D. for Meath East, has welcomed a new Bill by her party in the Senate which will see over 60,000 families benefit from greater supports for children with autism. The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Bill by Senator Dr. James Reilly calls… Read More McEntee: New Bill will give over 60,000 families greater certainty

Minister McEntee welcomes opening of a Public Consultation on Home Care Services

Thursday, 6th July 2017 Former Minister for Older People urges Meath people to have their say “I welcome the opening of a public consultation on home care services, something which I had pressed for and worked for as the Minister for Older People until the recent reshuffle. The consultation is being carried out in order… Read More Minister McEntee welcomes opening of a Public Consultation on Home Care Services

Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life: Kerry

Monday, 29th May 2017 Minister of State for Mental Health McEntee today launched Connecting for Life: Kerry,a suicide prevention and self-harm plan for the area. This is the local implementation of Connecting for LifeIreland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide.  Speaking at the launch, Minister McEntee said “This action plan for Kerry is based on the… Read More Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life: Kerry

Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life Mid-West 

Monday, 24th April 2017 Minister McEntee launched Connecting for Life Mid-West at the Millennium Theatre Limerick Institute of Technology today. This local implementation action plan is based on the same vision, goals, objectives and measurable outcomes as outlined in the national strategy, Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide 2015 – 2020. Connecting for… Read More Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life Mid-West 

Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life – South Tipperary

Friday, 28th April 2017 Minister of State for Mental Health Helen McEntee today launched Connecting for Life – South Tipperary, a new five year suicide prevention and self-harm plan for the area. This is the local implementation ofConnecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide.  Speaking at the launch, Minister McEntee said “This action… Read More Minister McEntee launches Connecting for Life – South Tipperary

Minister McEntee publishes review of regulation and financing of homecare in other countries 

Tuesday 11th April 2017  Review is key step in the development of a new homecare scheme for Ireland Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, Helen McEntee TD, today (Tuesday) published the Health Research Board’s evidence review of the regulation and financing of homecare in Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden and Scotland. The Health Research… Read More Minister McEntee publishes review of regulation and financing of homecare in other countries 

New Government Bill to provide children with disabilities with medical cards – Helen McEntee TD

3rd March, 2017 New health legislation from Fine Gael will see more Meath children with a disability receive a full medical card. That’s according to Meath East TD & Minister of State for Mental Health & Older People, Helen McEntee who is highlighting a new Bill which means that 9,800 children in receipt of a… Read More New Government Bill to provide children with disabilities with medical cards – Helen McEntee TD