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Suicide prevention requires immediate attention

“I appreciate Dan Neville TD raising on the new Topical Issues Debate in the Dáil (Wednesday 14th September), the urgent need to address suicide in Ireland. He outlined how in 2010 486 people died by suicide and in 2009 the incidences of suicide increased by 25%, many

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The importance of marking World Suicide Prevention Day

“Over 500 people take their own lives annually in Ireland. It is vital that the devastating impact of suicide and the need for greater mental health services are addressed. Tomorrow evening I will be joining many others at Sarsfields GAA Grounds in Newbridge at 10pm to release

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Number of HSE agency nurses

Question 556: To ask the Minister for Health the number of agency nurses currently employed by the Health Service Executive; and the cost of their employment to the State. Response by Minister James Reilly (Department of Health): 5th July 2011 The Health Service Executive has advised that

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Number of employees in the Department of Health

Question 190: To ask the Minister for Health the number of persons employed by his Department in 2004; the number transferred to the Health Service Executive on its formation; the number currently employed by his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. Response

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