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  • 20.6.2012: Agreement should pave the way to access new medications - New Web Site
    Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association which will allow access to new medications A number of new drugs were approved by the National Centre for Phramacoeconomics but their release was stalled due to lack of funds Included in this list are medications for the treatment of stroke and multiple sclerosis The agreement will put in place savings which will allow the HSE to cover the cost of these new medicines NAI welcomes

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/campaign_centre/latest_news/agreement-should-pave-the-way-to-access-new-medications (2015-10-30)
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  • 20.6.2012: Carers of people with neurological conditions face significant burden - New Web Site
    loved one for an average of eight years provide care for an average of over 100 hours a week and feel their health has suffered as a result of their caring The survey also captured carer concerns about the impact of government cutbacks on them and their loved ones The survey found 72 of carers felt that their health had suffered from being a carer 61 felt that government cutbacks had had a moderate or significant impact on the person they cared for 57 reported a significatn or moderate impact of government cutbacks on them as carers The survey found that the person requiring support needed significant help with the following tasks 76 with travelling outside the home 66 with planning their day 60 with remembering to do everyday things 62 with spending time on their own The survey found that six out of ten people need moderate to significant help with simple tasks such as washing or getting dressed When asked about the most difficult things about caring carers mentioned the isolation lack of freedom and the impact of caring on family life and relationships We found that the most important source of support for them as carers are friends family specific voluntary organisations home care support and access to respite care says Liam O Sullivan Executive Director of Care Alliance Ireland He continued The government has committed to producing the first ever National Carers Strategy and a draft has been prepared by the Department of Health We would like to see this strategy published along with a timeframe for its implementation as soon as possible This is an issue that is supported by politicians accross all parties Chris Macey Chair of NAI says This survey highlights the huge challenges facing carers of people with neurological conditions they are

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/campaign_centre/latest_news/carers-of-people-with-neurological-conditions-face-significant-burden (2015-10-30)
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  • 12.6.2012: Report highlights long waiting lists for specialist rehabilitation - New Web Site
    range between 3 and 413 days More complex cases have longer waiting times the average was 73 days The average wait for the spinal cord system of care programme was 48 days The report notes that planning the patients ongoing journey to the community represents a challenge in the current economic environment with less funding available to support home discharges The NAI views the report as a further insight into

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  • 23.5.2012: Go ahead for National Rehabilitation Hospital - New Web Site
    the new 120 bed replacement will mean a significant improvement in the facilities available to people with spinal cord injury acquired brain injury and other neurological conditions The work is expected to be completed in the next 3 years NAI welcomes this as a much needed development to address Ireland s chronic track record in relation to rehabilitation services We continue to have the lowest number of consultants in medical

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  • 5.4.2012: HSE cuts affect access to medications - New Web Site
    to HSE cutbacks The HSE has effectively placed a freeze on the availability of new medicines under the high tech drugs scheme Once medications are cleared by the costs watchdog the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics doctors can presribe these medicines free of charge for patients However due to the high costs associated with the scheme even drugs which have been approved have not been included in the high tech scheme

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/campaign_centre/latest_news/hse-cuts-affect-access-to-medications (2015-10-30)
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  • 27.3.2012: Alzheimer Society call for Action on Dementia - New Web Site
    Ireland will today call on cross party TD s and Senators to support progress towards the development and implementation of a National Dementia Strategy for Ireland as an urgent priority The Alzheimer Society will today issue a reminder to Government to take note of rising dementia figures as it launches its new report Getting on with Life Action Plan for living with dementia About 44 000 people have dementia in Ireland with numbers set to double every 20 years by 2041 there will be 147 000 people with dementia in Ireland Last year represented a pivotal moment for people affected by dementia in Ireland when the new Government prioritised dementia as a health issue and under the Programme for Government committed to developing a national dementia strategy by 2013 Since then due to resourcing issues and the prioritisation of other policy areas work on the National Dementia Strategy has slowed and in the Government s most recent report card there was no mention of work in this area This is a huge concern to those living with dementia and their families You can support the Alzheimer Society s call for action by loggin on to http www alzheimer ie eng

    Original URL path: http://www.nai.ie/go/campaign_centre/latest_news/alzheimer-society-call-for-action-on-dementia (2015-10-30)
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  • 7.3.2012: NAI conference for National Brain Awareness Week focuses on campaigning - New Web Site
    Personal Stories Get Involved Press Political Support 7 3 2012 NAI conference for National Brain Awareness Week focuses on campaigning print version send to a friend share on facebook Over one hundred delegates attended the NAI keynote conference for National Brain Awareness Week Securing Neurological Care and Rehabilitation in a Recession Opening the conference Mr Chris Macey Chair of NAI spoke of the effectiveness of not for profit organisations as advocates for change as service providers and as key partners in transforming neurological care services This was followed by presentations of each of the four Clinical Leads for the Stroke Epilepsy Neurology and Rehabilitation medicine programmes The afternoon session of the conference focused on supporting not for profit organisations in campaigning for better services for people with neurological conditions and their families The Alzheimer Society of Ireland and Amnesty gave advice and feedback from their own campaigning experience NAI is keen to support its members in their role as advocates for better neurological care services National Brain Awareness Week runs all week unitl March 11th Quick Links About Us Aims What We Do Board Staff Resources NAI Documents Guidance Policy Standards Annual Reports and Newsletters Training Links Glossary Membership List

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  • 28.2.2012: Did your political representative attend our briefing in Leinster House? - New Web Site
    Jerry Buttimer Cork South Central Deputy Eric Byrne Dublin South Central Senator Deirdre Clune Deputy Paudie Coffey Waterford Deputy Joe Costello Dublin Central Minister Simon Coveney Cork South Central Deputy Barry Cowen Laois Offaly Deputy Michael Creed Cork North West Deputy Paschal Donohoe Dublin Central Deputy Robert Dowds Dublin Mid West Deputy Andrew Doyle Wicklow Deputy Alan Farrell Dublin North Deputy Martin Ferris Kerry North West Limerick Deputy Brendan Griffin Kerry South Deputy Simon Harris Wicklow Senator Aideen Hayden Senator Fidelma Healy Eames Deputy Martin Heydon Kildare South Deputy Phil Hogan Carlow Kilkenny Deputy Brendan Howlin Wexford Deputy Seamus Kirk Louth Deputy Michael Kitt Galway East Deputy Sean Kyne Galway West Deputy Anthony Lawler Kildare North Minister Kathleen Lynch Cork North Central Deputy Charles McConalogue Donegal North East Deputy Nicky McFadden Longford Westmeath Deputy Sandra McLellan Cork East Senator Marie Moloney Deputy Michelle Mulhern Mayo Deputy Catherine Murphy Kildare North Deputy Gerald Nash Louth Deputy Dan Neville Limerick Deputy Jonathan O Brien Cork North Central Deputy Caomhin O Caolain Cavan Monaghan Deputy Sean O Fearghail KIldare South Deputy John O Mahony Mayo Deputy Maureen O Sullivan Dublin Central Deputy Ann Phelan Carlow Kilkenny Deputy Brendan Ryan Dublin North Deputy David

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