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Dublin: 23 °C Tuesday 19 June, 2018

#Simon Harris

# simon-harris - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs Abortion

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs

Doctors in NZ who conscientiously object to abortion must inform patients that services are available elsewhere.

# simon-harris - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn Court Challenges

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn

Simon Harris says that a number of court challenges are delaying the process.

# simon-harris - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe Cervical Check

Harris: 'Absolutely pathetic' that unsearchable documents were provided to scoping probe

The Scally probe has been provided with unsearchable and hard to read documents.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?

85% of the country’s GPs do not believe that abortion should be part of routine general practice, according to the NAGP.

From TheJournal.ie Minister to draft emergency legislation after court finds part of mental health law is unconstitutional Patient Detention

Minister to draft emergency legislation after court finds part of mental health law is unconstitutional

Under the current law, patients can be detained under renewal orders for periods not exceeding six and 12 months.

# simon-harris - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately Cash Up Front

CervicalCheck interim report says €2k payment should be given to women affected immediately

Today’s interim report has recommended that women should not encounter any financial obstacles while participating in investigations.

# simon-harris - Monday 11 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion' Abortion Services

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

# simon-harris - Thursday 7 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Simon! Can you juggle?': Leo and Simon balance questions about getting fit, Brexit and a new Ireland A Walk In The Park

'Simon! Can you juggle?': Leo and Simon balance questions about getting fit, Brexit and a new Ireland

Leo Varadkar and Simon Harris spoke about abortion, Brexit, and Olly Murs at a Healthy Ireland launch today.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services Children

Simon Harris says it's 'right and proper' HSE apologises over failings in audiology services

RTÉ has reported that the HSE identified errors in audiology services provided to children in the west of Ireland.

# simon-harris - Thursday 31 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments' Smear Tests This post contains videos

Women affected by CervicalCheck controversy 'borrowing money to get to healthcare appointments'

The women in question are afraid, angry and confused, Stephen Donnelly said.

# simon-harris - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie GPs who refuse to refer on patients seeking an abortion will need to respect 'law of the land' Simon Harris

GPs who refuse to refer on patients seeking an abortion will need to respect 'law of the land'

The Cabinet is discussing the planned passage of the legislation this morning.

# simon-harris - Monday 28 May, 2018

Which Simon Harris is your boyfriend?

The question we all want answered.

From TheJournal.ie Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess Speedy

Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess

Simon Harris is ‘extremely eager’ to pass abortion legislation by the autumn

# simon-harris - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result Abortion Pills

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

From TheJournal.ie Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer

It could be in place by the end of the year.

From TheJournal.ie There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened Dublin Castle

There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened

There was talk that there would be a much more muted, sombre celebration at this referendum result. But how wrong people were.

# simon-harris - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand' The Eighth

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'

Leading political figures have reacted to what appears to be an overwhelming Yes vote.

# simon-harris - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over The Show Must Go On This post contains videos

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over

Cora Sherlock has denied pulling out of last night’s Prime Time debate.

7 things we should get Simon Harris to sort out

The man can do anything apparently.

17 of the thirstiest Simon Harris tweets from last night's debate

“I am so sorry for all the times I called Simon Harris a vampire.”

# simon-harris - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme Longterm Illness

Government looking at how to best source 'quality' medical cannabis for new access programme

Minister Harris told his Cabinet colleagues his department are looking at how to give “quality assurance” to patients.

# simon-harris - Monday 21 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate Showdown

Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate

The debates come with just days left in the campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Harris: Some No campaigners 'trying to take Ireland back to Dark Ages on mental health' Eighth Amendment Referendum

Harris: Some No campaigners 'trying to take Ireland back to Dark Ages on mental health'

The Health Minister joined the Masters of Ireland’s two main maternity hospitals in calling for a Yes vote in Friday’s referendum today.

# simon-harris - Thursday 17 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister cancels meeting with women who suffered vaginal mesh complications Mesh Survivors

Health Minister cancels meeting with women who suffered vaginal mesh complications

His office said the cancellation was due to “urgent other work commitments” and has been rescheduled for next month.

# simon-harris - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies Free Contraception

Government to provide more free condoms to tackle crisis pregnancies

Consideration is also being given to the extension of the provision of the morning-after pill.

# simon-harris - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says 14-year penalty for abortion pills could be enforced in the future if No vote prevails Referendum

Varadkar says 14-year penalty for abortion pills could be enforced in the future if No vote prevails

The Taoiseach today ruled out the chance of a second referendum being held.

From TheJournal.ie Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere' Smear Tests

Expert leading CervicalCheck inquiry concerned about 'fevered atmosphere'

Meanwhile, Health Minister Simon Harris has received government approval for the drafting of a Bill to establish an independent board for the HSE.

# simon-harris - Saturday 12 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show Cervical Check This post contains videos

'Talk is cheap': Emma Mhic Mhathúna criticises the government on The Late Late Show

Emma was diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016, three years after a smear test result incorrectly came back as normal.

# simon-harris - Friday 11 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We can and we will demand answers': Varadkar and Harris want to know why memos were kept from them Smear Test Controversy

'We can and we will demand answers': Varadkar and Harris want to know why memos were kept from them

Who knew what when: Varadkar and Harris want to know why information was kept from them.

From TheJournal.ie John Connaghan will be the new head of the HSE - but only temporarily New Face

John Connaghan will be the new head of the HSE - but only temporarily

Connaghan was previously the deputy director general and chief operating officer at the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends' Controversy

Leo: 'Emma is 37 years old, roughly my age. She could be my sister or one of my friends'

A package of financial measures for the women impacted by the smear test scandal were announced after a special Cabinet meeting today.

From TheJournal.ie 'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media' Cervical Cancer This post contains videos

'God forbid that a woman who got a letter might run to the media'

Tony O’Brien has criticised how some TDs conducted themselves at the Public Accounts Committee hearing yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands Maitiú ó Tuathail

The new head of the GP union is younger than Simon Harris - and has a big battle on his hands

Ireland’s newest doctors are fleeing the country – but the latest head of Ireland’s GP union, the NAGP, Maitiú Ó Tuathail is only 29.

# simon-harris - Thursday 10 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil CervicalCheck

'It seared the soul of our country': Emotional scenes as Emma Mhic Mhathúna's interview raised in the Dáil

“It is a stain on all our doors, it is a stain on all of us,” Labour’s Alan Kelly told his Dáil colleagues today.

# simon-harris - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case CervicalCheck This post contains videos

US laboratory wanted confidentiality clause in Vicky Phelan case

A UK expert will lead the inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says graphic posters hung outside his constituency office are upsetting to him and his family Bray

Harris says graphic posters hung outside his constituency office are upsetting to him and his family

The posters do not comply with electoral legislation.

# simon-harris - Sunday 6 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed? The Money Question

Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?

Will taxpayers cover the cost of abortion under the public system?

# simon-harris - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts' Sexual Health

Coveney: 'Sex education isn't about religion. The State must ensure young people get the facts'

He said young people today are exposed to much more explicit forms of pornography and sexual content than any generation before them.

# simon-harris - Thursday 3 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the new HPV test for cervical cancer CervicalCheck

Explainer: Here's what you need to know about the new HPV test for cervical cancer

The accuracy of HPV testing is significantly higher than liquid based cytology testing, which is the testing used now, and is expected to result in fewer women receiving a false negative result.

# simon-harris - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There are 10 active legal claims made in relation to CervicalCheck smear tests CervicalCheck

There are 10 active legal claims made in relation to CervicalCheck smear tests

Legal proceedings against the HSE or laboratories involved in smear tests have commenced in 6 of those cases.

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