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# lucy-oconnor - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

This eight-year-old's cancer fight has led to a big change for other children
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

This eight-year-old's cancer fight has led to a big change for other children

Jul 1st 2015, 8:04 AM 16,403 Views 39 Comments

Children and young adults under 18 will be automatically granted medical cards.

# lucy-oconnor - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Before and after: world's cutest four-year-old donates her hair to cancer patients
# Awwwwwww
# Awwwwwww

Before and after: world's cutest four-year-old donates her hair to cancer patients

Mar 19th 2015, 4:55 PM 18,690 Views 18 Comments

Róisín Smith has never met the girl who inspired her.

# lucy-oconnor - Friday 6 March, 2015

Adorable Galway 4-year-old donating her hair to children with cancer
# Cancer
# Cancer

Adorable Galway 4-year-old donating her hair to children with cancer

Mar 6th 2015, 10:00 PM 20,468 Views 32 Comments

Roisin Smith wants to give her hair to Lucy O’Connor.

# lucy-oconnor - Saturday 28 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 28th 2015, 2:57 PM 14,015 Views 28 Comments

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

# lucy-oconnor - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy

Feb 12th 2015, 1:46 PM 17,587 Views 57 Comments

“It’s not that the system isn’t sympathetic, it is – who wouldn’t be?”

# lucy-oconnor - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Mother of cancer victim claims HSE 'revealed sensitive detail' about daughter's medical card refusal
# Data
# Data

Mother of cancer victim claims HSE 'revealed sensitive detail' about daughter's medical card refusal

Jan 21st 2015, 6:30 AM 16,454 Views 33 Comments

The mother of a nine-year-old girl has claimed a statement from the executive revealed private details.

# lucy-oconnor - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 20th 2015, 11:40 AM 18,131 Views 42 Comments

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