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# long-term-illness - Saturday 20 May, 2017

My dead pancreas: 'My diabetes diagnosis is celebrating its 20th birthday'
# Diabetes
# Diabetes

My dead pancreas: 'My diabetes diagnosis is celebrating its 20th birthday'

May 20th 2017, 7:30 PM 1,417 Views 35 Comments

I inject myself roughly eight times a day and I don’t always behave myself around doughnuts or fried cheese, writes Caitríona Daly.

# long-term-illness - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'
# Fibromyalgia
# Fibromyalgia

'There’s never a minute in the day I don’t feel pain'

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 56,579 Views 32 Comments

Eleanor O’Farrell is one of the many people in Ireland who have fibromyalgia, often dubbed ‘the invisible illness’.

# long-term-illness - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Have a medical card and on Long Term Illness Scheme? You could be due money
# Charges
# Charges

Have a medical card and on Long Term Illness Scheme? You could be due money

Jun 17th 2014, 2:46 PM 12,987 Views 29 Comments

The HSE is to refund the prescription charge that some people paid even though they had a medical card and were on the LTI scheme.

# long-term-illness - Sunday 8 June, 2014

No plans to extend Long Term Illness Scheme list despite not being updated since 1970
# No Review
# No Review

No plans to extend Long Term Illness Scheme list despite not being updated since 1970

Jun 8th 2014, 8:30 PM 26,518 Views 46 Comments

There have been calls that the new expert review panel for medical cards should match conditions on the LTI list.

# long-term-illness - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Govt criticised over reports it will "drop" free GP card scheme
# Long-term Illness
# Long-term Illness

Govt criticised over reports it will "drop" free GP card scheme

May 8th 2013, 1:35 PM 6,380 Views 34 Comments

The scheme, which would have applied to people with long-term illness, was an election commitment from the government.