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

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

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'

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

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

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

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