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#discretionary medical card

# discretionary-medical-card - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Lucy O'Connor receives medical card after mother's battle with HSE

The nine-year-old cancer patient had been denied a discretionary medical card.

# discretionary-medical-card - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Parents of 4-year-old boy with cancer being pursued by debt collector on behalf of HSE

The family were denied a discretionary medical card.

# discretionary-medical-card - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

"Lucy's terrible story about her medical card isn't the first - but it was bound to happen"

The story of the HSE’s refusal to provide a child with cancer a medical card has sparked criticism of the system.

# discretionary-medical-card - Friday 30 May, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# discretionary-medical-card - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

'How sick does my child have to be?' - Campaign calls for medical cards for all seriously ill children

Those launching the campaign said they will maintain a presence outside Government Buildings until legislation is changed.