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In a remarkable U-Turn yesterday, the government announced that they would return discretionary medical cards to over 15,000 people who have had them removed between July 2011 and May 2014. Sean was joined by Pat Leahy of the Sunday Business Post and by Kevin Shortall whose daughter Louise has Leukaemia and you went through a 19-month application process only to be refused.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0618/624647-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-18-june-2014/?clipid=1604697
The Government yesterday suspended its controversial review of discretionary medical cards. Keelin was joined by Brian Turner, Lecturer in Economics in UCC; and two mothers, Anne FitzPatrick and Karen North.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0530/620591-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-30-may-2014/?clipid=1589339
A cabinet sub-committee will meet this morning to try to deal with the medical card review crisis. Seha spoke to Chris Goodey, Chief Executive of the National Association of General Practitioners and Dr Carmel Banbury, a GP in Galway.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0529/620346-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-29-may-2014/?clipid=1588530
Audrey Carville presents live debate and analysis of all the news and political stories of the day, including coverage of today's events in the Oireachtashttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-late-debate/programmes/2014/0521/618840-the-late-debate-wednesday-21-may-2014/
This evening Audrey is joined by Ciara Kelly GP, Kevin Shortall Founder of www.ourchildrenshealth.ie , Prisilla Lynch Medical journalist and Jerry Buttimer Fine Gael Cork South Central TD and Chairperson of Oireachtas Committee on Health & Children to discuss medical cardshttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-late-debate/programmes/2014/0521/618840-the-late-debate-wednesday-21-may-2014/?clipid=1581659
It was a hectic day at cabinet yesterday. Within days of the election the government has moved to defuse public concern over the homeless crisis and the withdrawal of medical cards to vulnerable people. Joining Sean was Fionnan Sheahan Political Editor of the Irish Independent.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0521/618672-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-21-may-2014/?clipid=1580956
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