Archive for the ‘Health’ Category
Details emerging that a young, suicidal woman of precarious immigration status, the victim of a traumatic rape was refused an abortion, and subsequently had the child delivered by Caesarian section, have again brought centre stage the urgent need to Repeal the 8th Amendment and implement measures to deal with abortion for women who are the victims of rape & incest, cases of fatal foetal abnormalities and where a woman’s health is in danger, as strongly recommended recently by the UNHRC.
Clare speaking on a motion on mental health, emphasized the fact that many current prisoners in Irish jails are dealing with mental health problems and custodial sentences exacerbate their difficulties rather than deal with the underlying problems. Click on the link below to listen:
Clare Daly T.D.
Clare speaking on this health bill criticises the governments proposition to implement free health care for under sixes at the expense of many on discretionary medical cards. This scheme is being forced through without adequate consultation with the medical profession. Click on the link below to watch: